2017 Mazda RX8

Saturday, February 27th 2016. | Mazda

According to the rumor, the 2017 Mazda RX8 is a natural choice to give driving experience. In the next year, the company tries to developing a special concept set of this new model to premiere. In the end of the decade, the form of a new RX-7 in 2017 and an all new model of the RX-9 in 2020 will come out with two new rotary-powered models. It based on Australian site Motoring. However, the 2017 RX8 as the successor established with a newly established rotary engine too.

2017 RX-8


The new model of Mazda Rx-8 designed with two door and two seats design. In 2003, this new model debuted as two conventional doors for access to the front two seats and 2 rear-facing. Therefore, it can access to in to the back two seats. There will be innovative design by the manufacturer for 2017 Mazda RX8. Based on the issue, the new RX8 will share the same basic proportions with the last generation of RX7 compact as well as long hood and a sleek profile greenhouse. The bodywork of new RX-8 will use lightweight materials, so the bodyweight lighter up to 180 lbs. than the previous model. this new car also runs on the Miata platform as well as Mazda’s SkyActiv technology. There will be sharper headlights and smiling open-mouth shape of air intakes. The interior design will be made from the better materials and components. It will give great innovation for this car.


The high power will be installed for under the hood of new Mazda RX8. There will be a 1.3 liter with two-rotor Wankel engine. The engine is capable to generate output of 247 horsepower. With the little reciprocating mass, the rotary engine takes pleasure in a design. Besides that, the red line of engine can be evaluated at 9.000 rpm. 2017 Mazda RX8 will be supported with a number of transmissions that have better quality. There will be a 6-speed manual, 5-speed manual, or a 6-speed automatic transmission. It will provide energy to the rear wheels. Under the Mazda’s SkyActiv philosophy, the new Wankel Rotary engine is undergoing a massive remodeling. It will give low weight, higher compression proportion, and fast revs. The purpose is minimizing the Wankels that inherent thirst for oil and energy. In each rotor, there will be innovative new gaskets to require on three tips in these areas.

Possibility, this car will have turbocharger a Wankel to reach 300 horsepower and 62 horsepower, if it compared with the aged rotary engine. The higher top priority is the torque. Unfortunately, there is no information. However, the 2017 Mazda RX8 will keep the conventional front-engine and rear-wheel drive format.