There’s some exciting news for fans loyal Mazda RX-7. Rotary-engined sports sedan legendary will be back again in 2017, while the next generation RX-8 is not produced anymore. The news was delivered by the Head of Sport Mazda Nobuhiro Yamamoto.
“Resurrection RX-7 will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the launch of Mazda’s first rotary engine (Wankel),” he said Yamamoto told The Motor Report (TMR) at the launch of Mazda MX facelift, recently.
Rumors, the lighter vehicle weight, complexity is also reduced, and more emphasis on driver involvement.
Regarding the engine, rotary 16X (1.6 liters) into the heart of the drive powered 300hp currently in testing. “But, at this time has not been determined. Probably, will be used turbo or it may not,” said Yamamoto.