New Sporty Mazda RX-7

January 9, 2013 at 9:04 am

The Japanese company has plans to bring back to life a famous and so beloved by the Mazda fans sports coupe RX-7, whose serial production was phased out in 2002. Head of development of sports cars of Mazda – Nobuhiro Yamamoto, said that the new generation model will be launched in 2017. Premier of this unique and creative as well as technologically advances sports car will be timed to the 50th anniversary of the launch of the mass production of the model Cosmo Sport 110S, the first sports car in the history of Mazda with a rotary engine.

Mazda RX-7 2017

Mazda RX-7 2017 Model Photo

The next generation RX-7 the company intends to release equipped with a new 1.6-liter rotary unit, the premiere of which took place three years ago. Renesis 16X power plant is capable of developing up to 300-horsepower. According Nobuhiro Yamamoto, the new coupe RX-7 will be “definitely better” than the predecessor, whose curb weight was 1240 kg.

2017 Mazda RX-7

2017 Mazda RX-7 Image

It is also possible that sports car Mazda RX-7 will be built on the same platform as the model MX-5 of the next generation. For the Japanese market the automaker will produce Mazda RX-7 model in a four versions, and in Europe, the car will come only with two seats. The approximate cost of the new Mazda RX-7 will be $ 25,000.

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