Mazda RX-9 Isn’t Arriving Anytime Soon
Many people would like to see the Mazda RX-9 make its way out as the RX-8 has been out for some time now and it’s about time for the successor.
Last year people thought that their wishes might come true as Mazda said that they did intend to develop the Mazda RX-9 and they showed off the concept, while saying that they are still developing the rotary engine. They also said that when it was ready they would launch the vehicle.
After we saw the RX-Vision concept rumors started going around that the Mazda RX-9 might make its arrival next year. We contacted them and this is what they had to say.
“Thank you for contacting Mazda Customer Experience Center.
We appreciate your interest in a future Mazda RX model and while we can confirm that Mazda continues to develop rotary engines, we cannot confirm production of a rotary at this point. Rotaries are one of the signature engineering technologies that define Mazda, and we will continue exploring them to see where they may fit for production applications. While mass production is currently on hold, Mazda has never stopped research and development efforts towards the rotary engine.
RX-VISION represents a vision of the future that Mazda hopes to one day make into reality; a front-engine, rear-wheel drive sports car with exquisite, KODO design-based proportions only Mazda could envision, and powered by the next-generation SKYACTIV-R rotary engine. Although future models and specifications are not available at this time, you will find the most up-to-date information on our current vehicle lines and accessories on our website, www.mazdausa.com. Additionally, our press releases are available on our media website, www.mazdausamedia.com.
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