Mazda cars are fun to drive, but the Miata shouldn’t be the only sports car in the lineup. Let’s get something straight: we are a little disappointed with Mazda right now. In reality, we actually love Mazda’s current lineup of cars and SUVs that offer driving enjoyment for “normal people.” However, … read more
The Mazda RX-9 and an accompanying next-generation rotary engine, dubbed SkyActiv-R, has reportedly been approved for production by the Japanese company’s board.
Japanese magazine Holiday Auto claims that in 2017 Mazda will debut a successor to the RX-7, which went out of production in 2002.
A concept … read more
Mazda’s RX-7 and RX-8 successor could return before the end of the decade, according to reports from the Japanese press. Holiday Auto reports that the carmaker will hold its promise to keep the rotary flame burning with a new model powered by a SKYACTIV-R engine.
Dubbed the ‘RX-9’ – a name it … read more
The latest rumors coming off the mill might entice – again – the eager Mazda rotary fans, because we’re again tipped to the long awaited sports model being greenlit and coming out to play around 2020.
The rotary engined Mazda RX-9, a successor to the issue-plagued but cult RX-8, has been apparently … read more
Please, please let this report of the RX-9 debuting in 2020 be true. Ever since Mazda debuted the RX-Vision concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show all anyone wanted to know is when the hell the RX-9 would be built. Mazda has moved away from its zoom-zoom image but the rotary-powered RX models are iconic, … read more
Either dreams do come true or Mazda has been manipulating us all along. Four months after the automaker’s global director and senior managing executive officer Yuji Nakemine doused rumors of an RX sports car, a new report from Japan’s magazine indicates that the long-awaited sports car successor … read more
The Mazda RX-Vision Concept will reportedly spawn a production RX-9 sports car.
Citing Japan’s Holiday Auto magazine, Australia’s Motoring reports that Mazda’s board of directors has formally approved the design, engineering and production for a successor to the Mazda RX-8. Likely to be called … read more
Mazda‘s Chinese joint venture will recall 74,310 Mazda2 sedans for the purpose of replacing defective airbags, behind pressure from Chinese regulators.
The Mazda2 sedan joins multiple other Mazda vehicles fitted with Takata’s defective airbag inflators, such as the 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2004-2006 B-Series, … read more
Red Bull’s Michael Whiddett, also known as “Mad Mike” took his Mazda RX8 drift car to Goodwood, to complete his first run of many at this year’s Festival of Speed.
The New Zealander drifting expert even managed to interrupt Andrew Jordan’s interview with his spectacular parking skills (see 2nd video), … read more
And Mazda replied back. In the RX-Vision, Mazda has created one of the most beautiful concept cars we’ve seen in years. Hypothetically, this concept, long hood and all, could wind up becoming a production car one day as a successor to the famed RX-7 and RX-8. One day. Or perhaps not at all. Mazda … read more