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After it announced its intention to unveil a brand new concept during this year 44th Tokyo Motor Show, Mazda finally decided to show its creation.

Anticipated by a teaser image, the all new Mazda RX-Vision Concept is ready to take the central stage in Tokyo.RX-Vision represents a future that Mazda hopes to one day make reality: a front-engine, rear-wheel drive sports car with KODO design-based proportions, powered by the next-generation SKYACTIV-R rotary engine.

Rotary engines feature a unique construction, generating power through the rotational motion of a triangular rotor. Overcoming numerous technical difficulties, Mazda succeeded in commercializing the rotary engine. As the only automaker to mass-produce the rotary engine, Mazda continued efforts to improve power output, fuel economy and durability, and in 1991 took overall victory at 24 Hours of Le Mans with a rotary engine-powered race car.

While mass production is currently on hold, Mazda has never stopped researching and developing the rotary engine. The next rotary engine has been named SKYACTIV-R, expressing the company’s family of SKAYCTIV TECHNOLOGY.

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Related Specs

  1. 1996 Mazda RX-01 Concept

    Engine: Duel Wankel Rotary, Power: 164.1 kw / 220.1 bhp @ 8500 rpm, Torque: 216.0 nm / 159.3 ft lbs @ 6000 rpm
  2. 2001 Mazda RX-8 Concept

    Engine: Dual Rotary, Power: 186.4 kw / 250.0 bhp @ 8500 rpm, Torque: 206.08 nm / 152.0 ft lbs @ 7500 rpm
  3. 2004 Mazda RX-8 Hydrogen Concept

    Engine: RENESIS Hydrogen RE Twin Rotary, Power: 186.4 kw / 250.0 bhp, Torque: 220 nm / 162.3 ft lbs
  4. 2000 Mazda RX-EVOL V Concept

    Engine: Serial 2-rotor Renesis rotary Engine, Power: 208.8 kw / 280.0 bhp @ 9000 rpm, Torque: 208.8 nm / 154.0 ft lbs @ 8000 rpm
  5. 1998 Mazda Pettit Racing RX-7 Banzai

    Engine: Turbocharged 3 Rotar Rotary, Power: 410.1 kw / 549.9 bhp, Torque: 623.68 nm / 460.0 ft lbs

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