Rotary Dead... For Now
Posted 28 June 2012 - 07:38 PM
The final rotary engine has rolled off the Mazda production line in Hiroshima, flagging a hiatus for the powerplant itself and an end for the Mazda RX-8 sports car it powered.
Although devised by a German engineer, Felix Wankel, in the 1950s, the pistonless rotary unit is most closely associated with Mazda via a succession of cult sports-focused cars including the RX-7 and just-superseded RX-8 models.
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'07 Holden Caprice
Posted 26 June 2016 - 05:31 PM
The mazda pickup truck featured on roadkill would be something I'd drive. 1974 I believe
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