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Mazda MX-30 PHEV Will Have a Rotary Engine, But What About the Battery Pack?
Mazda MX-30 PHEV Will Have a Rotary Engine, But What About the Battery Pack?

22 Apr 2022, 22:04 UTC / Automotive News talked to Mazda and confirmed the MX-30 with the ICE generator should arrive at some point between October 2022 and March 2023.

 
1983 Mazda RX-7 Spent 30 Years in Storage, Rotary Engine Still Runs
1983 Mazda RX-7 Spent 30 Years in Storage, Rotary Engine Still Runs

29 Mar 2022, 15:45 UTC / Long-term storage is rarely kind to classic cars, but this RX-7 was lucky enough to sit for all those years in a decent garage

 
Rare Mazda RX-8 Is Up for Grabs, Might Set a New Record
Rare Mazda RX-8 Is Up for Grabs, Might Set a New Record

1 Dec 2021, 17:06 UTC / While Mazda RX-7 prices are still rising, it seems like the trend is affecting the newer RX-8 too. And the rarer models are the first ones to the party

 
Rotary-Powered Mazda RX-8 Gets a Digital Facelift, Sends Out Mazda6 Vibes
Rotary-Powered Mazda RX-8 Gets a Digital Facelift, Sends Out Mazda6 Vibes

30 Nov 2021, 12:52 UTC / Patent images and trademarks suggest that Mazda might be bringing back the RX sports car, but should we get excited about it?

 
Crighton Reveals New MotoGP Like CR700W, Rotaries Are Back!
Crighton Reveals New MotoGP Like CR700W, Rotaries Are Back!

30 Oct 2021, 18:31 UTC / Crighton Motorcycles have just unveiled what may be one of the most insane race bikes the world has ever seen, pushing out 220 horsepower out of just 690 cc.

 
Norton F1: The Perfect Motorcycle for RX-7 Lovers
Norton F1: The Perfect Motorcycle for RX-7 Lovers

11 Oct 2021, 20:52 UTC / You'd think owning of the rarest road-going motorcycles in existence would have been slightly more expensive. But the rotary-powered F1 is quite the steal!

 
1990s Mazda RX-7 Looks CGI Rejuvenated Enough For Electrified Rotary Times
1990s Mazda RX-7 Looks CGI Rejuvenated Enough For Electrified Rotary Times

8 Oct 2021, 10:35 UTC / Jake, the virtual artist behind the “j.b.cars” account on social media has concocted a modernized FD Mazda RX-7 that seeks to lead a 21st-century virtual life

 
Not a Mazda, But This Rotary Engine Solution Might Help Power Your EV Motorhome
Not a Mazda, But This Rotary Engine Solution Might Help Power Your EV Motorhome

27 Aug 2021, 21:41 UTC / The prototype replaces the standard diesel in many motorhomes for an EV powertrain, but the truly novel innovation in the system is a rotary engine backup

 
Mazda Still Working on a New Rotary, It Might Run on Hydrogen
Mazda Still Working on a New Rotary, It Might Run on Hydrogen

17 Aug 2021, 14:46 UTC / Mazda is reportedly still working on a new rotary engine, which is supposed to run on hydrogen. It is still unclear what car it will power in the future.

 
The Rotary-Powered Corvette XP-897 GT Makes Rare Public Appearance
The Rotary-Powered Corvette XP-897 GT Makes Rare Public Appearance

16 Aug 2021, 13:16 UTC / Finished in 1972, the concept made its official debut at the 1973 Paris Motor Show and it was followed by a four-rotor version dubbed XP-895

 
Mazda Patents Reveal Sports Car, Looks Like RX-Vision Concept
Mazda Patents Reveal Sports Car, Looks Like RX-Vision Concept

6 Aug 2021, 09:36 UTC / Mazda has recently filed over a dozen patents, and all of them are focused on the structure of a sports car. It looks like the RX-Vision Concept.

 
Mazda Contradicts Spokesman: Rotary Engine Will Also Be In HEVs and PHEVs
Mazda Contradicts Spokesman: Rotary Engine Will Also Be In HEVs and PHEVs

20 Jul 2021, 19:10 UTC / A Mazda spokesman said that the company would still offer the rotary engine but had no deadline for that. All others said it arrives in 2022.

 
Mazda RX-7 Gets Rendered as a Lifted Wankel Ready to Join the Crossover Party
Mazda RX-7 Gets Rendered as a Lifted Wankel Ready to Join the Crossover Party

21 Jun 2021, 11:26 UTC / According to the pixel master behind the “bradbuilds” account on social media, it's mesmerizing to see how much the 1990s rotary wonder enjoys being lifted

 
Mazda Presents Its Rotary Engine Range Extender For MX-30: Well, Sort of
Mazda Presents Its Rotary Engine Range Extender For MX-30: Well, Sort of

17 Jun 2021, 12:55 UTC / The first image of the new use for that powertrain is ridiculously small, but here you have it. Mazda also said it is committed to carbon neutrality

 
1994 Mazda RX-7 Gets Modernized Rendering, Looks Like a Japanese SLS AMG
1994 Mazda RX-7 Gets Modernized Rendering, Looks Like a Japanese SLS AMG

31 Mar 2021, 16:03 UTC / The SLS resemblance is due to both models having a front-midship layout, even though the RX-7 has a fraction of the engine displacement

 
Mazda RX-7 "Cyberpunk Carrier" Flexes Sculpted Widebody
Mazda RX-7 "Cyberpunk Carrier" Flexes Sculpted Widebody

2 Nov 2020, 16:38 UTC / Having been retired back in 2002, the Mazda RX-7 only seems to grow in popularity, with this rendering making for a recent example of this

 
Crashed C8 Corvette Will Be Reborn With Turbo Rotary Engine Swap
Crashed C8 Corvette Will Be Reborn With Turbo Rotary Engine Swap

7 May 2020, 18:20 UTC / A wrecked C8 Corvette Stingray Z51 we've covered in a previous story has been acquired by rotary enthusiast Rob Dahm for his "Modern AeroVette" project

 
C8 Corvette With Turbo Rotary Engine Swap Could Turn Into "Modern Aerovette"
C8 Corvette With Turbo Rotary Engine Swap Could Turn Into "Modern Aerovette"

28 Apr 2020, 20:46 UTC / Imagine how hard it would be to find a four-rotor Wankel and a turbo, swap the LT2 with them, then make it all work in the engine bay of the C8 Corvette

 
UPDATE: Mazda RX-7 "Hot Rod" Shows Exposed Engine Compartment
UPDATE: Mazda RX-7 "Hot Rod" Shows Exposed Engine Compartment

7 Apr 2020, 09:26 UTC / This Mazda RX-7 rendering is part of a Neo Tokyo Mad Max series, following an R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R and an Mk IV Toyota Supra

 
Mazda RX-7 Speedster Looks Like a Piece of Heaven
Mazda RX-7 Speedster Looks Like a Piece of Heaven

17 Mar 2020, 16:51 UTC / For the record, Khyzyl Saleem, the digital artist behind this rendering, happens to own a Mazda RX-7 belonging to the FD generation