Tag Archive: rotary

Nov 04

New Mazda RX-7 to Launch in 2017

It turns out the rotary engine really isn’t dead. Though Mazda has tried and failed twice, we will see a new one in the upcoming 2017 RX-7. This is according to MX-5 program manager Nobuhiro Yamamoto. The new rotary is the 16x, which Yamamoto says will produce 300 naturally aspirated ponies. Sorry turbo fans, no boost …

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Sep 28

Mazda’s I-Activesense technology.

Mazda has a history of innovation and pushing new technology and it seems now that they intend to take their efforts to the safety arena. Safety is good, I know we as car guys often complain about the added weight and added costs but at the end of the day it is nice to know …

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Sep 24

The Auto World Museum Fulton, Missouri

Mazda RX7

In the sleepy little town of Fulton, Missouri lies one of the nicest car collections in the state. William Backer was a potato chip maker and a car enthusiast. Over the years he accumulated quite the collection of cars. The museum rotates the cars through out various times of the year and as it turns …

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Apr 01

Rotary Engine, assymble and in action

I stumbled across this fantastic animation on the rotary engine. Check it out! Source: Youtube