Mazda’s well-known sporting activities coupe RX-7 must soon get his successor.After 2015th The present brand-new generation of the most well-liked roadster of all time, model MX-5, Mazda is “throwing” the successor of the fabulous RX-7, which is meant to turn up for 2016th years as a sporting activities coupe unavoidable and lightweight Wankel rotating engine. When it concerns design, hypothesized on the use of RX-9 is called, although it is likely that Mazda wants to keep simply the RX-7 name.
Although it still has absolutely no official information about the successor of Mazda’s hint that the car and the new engine is in the development stage. Chief designer of the new model is Ikuo Maeda, whose father was head of the design department during the ’70s, when the original RX-7 and descended.
Engine of new Mazda RX7
A new generation will also possess Wankel engine, without natpunjenja, it is assumed that a capacity of about 600 cubic centimeters per rotor (RX-8 is 654 cc), the two most likely “cylinder”, ie the rotor, and it is not impossible to obtain even the most powerful version of the and turbo charger.
Power generators should be mentioned that moving to 250 “horses” and with good structure under the direction of SKYACTIV technology, the new RX-7 would have no problem to compete with the Toyota GT-86 and Subaru BRZ, and maybe even a Nissan 370Z.
The car is expected to share the same basic architecture as the next- generation MX – fifth However,the 2016 Mazda RX-7 will be larger and heavier than its stable mate , with a longer wheelbase.Versions sold in Western markets will only have two seats, but Japanese models will feature a small back seat.
When asked about the car ‘s resurrection , Hall, a 12 -year veteran of Mazda said , ” I’m kind of surprised it took them so long , ” adding , ” when Mazda was tied with Ford they had a real albatross around their neck – both Mazda and Ford for that matter . ” He also said ,” [ Mazda ] had this impression they should not do it [ the RX -7 ] . ” According to Hall there was real friction between management at the two companies . But now that they’ve gone their separate ways it appears as though Mazda is free to build a new version of its legendary sports car .
2016 Mazda RX-7 release date
The new 2016 Mazda RX-7 is expected to go on sale sometime in in 2017.
As for pricing,Yamamoto hinted the car ‘s base MSRP will be similar to the Nissan 370Z , which starts at around $ 33,000 .