Mazda is famous for many things, but the rotary-engined sports cars are the company’s most iconic creations to date. So, it’s by no means surprising that enthusiasts have been clamoring for a successor to the RX-8 ever since the four-door coupe was discontinued in 2012. However, despite recent rumors … read more
The Mazda to-do list is long and doesn’t include a rotary sports car. Automotive News (AN) recently interviewed Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai. The interview covered a variety of topics, but the one we’re most interested in highlighting is, of course, a possible successor to the RX-8. In case you haven’t … read more
After all the rumors in recent years and despite launching the drop-dead gorgeous RX-Vision concept, Mazda has ruled out any hope of an RX-9 sports car.
During an interview with Automotive News, Mazda chief executive Masamichi Kogai said the company has no plans to launch a sports car larger than the … read more
It appears Mazda has no plans of building a sports car bigger than the current MX-5 Miata.
That means there’s a real good chance that for the time being, the Mazda RX-Vision concept won’t head to production as the RX-9, despite what has been reported in the past. Speaking to Automotive News, Mazda … read more
The Mazda MPS / Mazdaspeed subbrand was alive and kicking just a few years ago – but today you’re not going to be treated to such sporty goodies anymore. Well, that may be subject to change in the future.
The latest installment in the Mazda3 compact hatchback line led to the demise of the last sporty … read more
Mazda has confirmed that work is continuing on the resurrection of a rotary-powered sports car, which will not be hybridised, however the fundamental issues of that type of engine remain a challenge.
Having introduced the Mazda RX Vision at the Tokyo motor show last year, the company has made it one … read more
The next Mazda rotary-engined sports car is likely to arrive with a pure combustion engine instead of relying on electrification, a senior company source has suggested.
The Japanese manufacturer showed its RX-Vision concept sports car at its Los Angeles Auto Show preview event – and a production version … read more
If you own a Mazda RX-8, first of all, good for you, because it’s one heck of a cool car, and one we hope Mazda will revive soon. But you should know that your car may be subject to a recall.
The recall affects 69,447 units from the 2004-08 model years manufactured between April 10, 2003, and February … read more
Mazda has initiated a recall program for around 69,000 RX-8 coupes from the 2004-2008 model years.
Sealing rings used for the top of the fuel tank have demonstrated insufficient heat resistance, causing thermal degradation due to heat exposure from the exhaust system.
“Therefore, continuous use may … read more
Assuming it even comes to market. The Mazda RX Vision Concept is an amazing slice of design and engineering that gave rotary fans a glimmer of hope. Everyone thought a car like that would undoubtedly be fitted with another rotary engine, reviving the RX-7 range, possibly being an RX-9. Sadly it looks … read more