THE Mazda brought him back Wankel engine last year, integrating it into the engine unit of the MX-30where it functions as an extension of its autonomy crossover. It also unveiled the Iconic SP Conceptwhich brought one rotary engine which acted as a generator to charge the battery.
Now, the Japanese announced their long-term commitment to this technology, creating a team that will focus exclusively on it. It's about her RE Development Groupwhich consists of 36 engineers which will work on the rotary engines. THE Mazda had a similar group dealing with creation and evolution of the Wankel until 2018whenever it disbanded.
According to them, they will come “attractive cars that will captivate customers with our racing spirit,” but without revealing which models they will be, or when they will arrive. Maybe, after all, his script will put the Iconic SP into production not to be too far from reality.
After all, the president and CEO her Mazda, Katsuhiro Morospeaking to Tokyo Motor Show last month, he had hinted at the arrival of an offspring of theirs RX-7 and RX-8: “I am very happy and deeply moved by all the support we have received for the compact sports car concept. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all. With your support, we are launching a rotary engine development team on February 1st, so that we can get closer to this dream.»
However, the car industry has made it clear that the Wobble It will be used exclusively as a generator in the vehicles to come. This is quite far from it raw power of the RX models it produced up until 2012. Apart from that, its launch date is still unknown and there is little chance of it coming soon.
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