Audi working with Mazda on Wankel for A1 e-Tron?

Audi are taking to Mazda about a Wankel Rotary engine for the Audi A1 e-Tron

We’re hearing that Audi are talking to Mazda about producing a small capacity Wankel engine for the Audi A1 e-Tron range-extender. Last year at the Geneva Motor Show, Audi showed us another in its seemingly endless line of fantasy e-Tron cars. But instead of being a pointless supercar with a pile of batteries bolted underneath […]

Mazda Shinari Concept – RX-9?

The Mazda Shinari Concept

Mazda has revealed the Shinari Concept this morning which they say points the way to Mazda’s future designs. We think it’s a precursor for a Mazda RX-9. We’ve only just had the news that the Mazda RX-8 has bitten the dust, victim of the upcoming Euro 5 emissions regulations. One less Mazda until we see […]

Mazda RX-8 Facelift 2010 Press Release

Mazda RX-8 Facelift – At a Glance Exterior * New and larger front grille and oil cooling openings for a stronger front end design * New designs for headlamps, front fenders, rear LED lamps * New design rear bumper with larger exhaust pipes * New wheel designs with spokes in rotor look * Four new […]

Mazda RX-8 Facelift – Official

The Mazda RX-8 - no longer Euro compliant

As we reported earlier today, Mazda will be bringing the facelifted Mazda RX-8 to the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Well, that report earlier was what our sources had told us  but, as is the way with leaked information, Mazda got their act together and announced it officially late today. It’s all much as we […]

Mazda RX-8 – a tidy before the Mazda RX-9?

Could Mazda replace the RX-8 with an RX-7 and an RX-9 (pictured)?

We reported back in May that Mazda were launching a revised Mazda RX-8 in to the Japanese market, and speculated then that it wouldn’t be long before those updates found their way in to the European / UK version of the RX-8. So reports coming out of Germany that the RX-8 will be updated in […]