Report: Mazda RX-8 successor with rotary engine planned for 2017

by SpeedLux

British media is reporting Mazda is right now creating a RX-8 successor set for a 2017 discharge with a recently created rotational motor.

After the RX-8’s demise in June 2012 when generation of the JDM-spec Spirit R unique version finished, numerous gossipy tidbits rose around a successor outfitted with a turning motor. It now appears a RX-9 (name not affirmed) will be acquainted in 2017 with praise the 50th commemoration of the Cosmo Sport which was Mazda’s first model controlled by a rotating motor.

It is accepted Mazda’s designers will figure out how to settle the Wankel motor’s well-known issues identified with high oil and fuel utilization and they will additionally expand torque without needing to turn to a turbocharger. Expect a cluster of Skyactiv advances and a force yield some place in the district of 300 bhp (224 kw) sent to the rear wheels.

As a strategy to shave off weight, the model could receive a two-door arrangement like the RX-7 as opposed to RX-8’s exceptional four-entryway body style. It will ride on an augmented stage of the new MX-5 and will be offered with a 6-rate manual gearbox and a additional 5-pace automatic.

Like past reports, bring this most recent unified with a squeeze of salt.

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