The Mazda RX-Vision-Concept sealed the return of the rotary engine

The Mazda RX-Vision Concept debuted today at the Tokyo motor show. It is a coupe, conceived as the successor to the RX-8 ceased to occur some years ago. You will have a rotary engine SKYACTIV-R

Mazda-RX-Vision-Concept-1Mazda seems to be willing to relive some of their myths. We already saw it some time ago with the arrival on the market of the new generation MX-5 and now under the format of a prototype that debuted to the public of the Tokyo motor show, we offer this vision of the possible spiritual successor to the RX-7, at the same time to mark the return of the rotary motors.

this Is the Mazda RX-Vision-Concept, a conceptual work that, according to the description of the mark, it is a representation of the vision of the future that Mazda hopes to make a reality, under the format of a sport equipped with a front engine and rear wheel drive, that under the bonnet lurks a new generation of rotary engine SKYACTIV-R.

Observing him it is clear that they have wanted to pay homage to the aesthetics of the RX-7. On an aesthetic level the prototype is presented with a body of overhangs quite short, bonnet long and a posterior sector compact, which may be part of the style Kodo, although less marked than in the rest of the current range of Mazda. The cabin is located well behind schedule, while its roof is presented with a format that is well-curved.


Your visual is inspired by the RX-7 and under its bonnet is located a rotary engine SKYACTIV-R

Your body measured 4,389 mm length, 1,925 mm wide and 1,160 mm tall, with a wheelbase that is located in the 2,700 mm, which is shorter, wider and lower than the RX-8.

Its aesthetic exterior is completed with a alloy wheels of 20 inches painted in black, fitted with pneumatic tyres measure 245/40R20 on the front axle and 285/35R20 in the rear axle.

the interior of The Mazda RX-VISION has a design very easy on some hints of retro style, such as the steering wheel and instrumentation analog with the rev counter in brew central, regardless of all kinds of items of equipment of comfort superfluous, in virtue of to keep your weight as low as possible. Even the door handles were replaced by leather straps, at the same time that lacks air-conditioning system and sound.

technical Details are still few, but underneath its bonnet lies a rotary engine SKYACTIV-R and it is expected that your location is front-central, behind the front axle. However will have to wait for the japanese house to provide more information about this new propellant Wankel which are not yet released official data.


Author: Adrian

Car lover since I remember, the Scalextric and the cars scale were in charge of turning on