Do any modern cars have rotary engines?

What is the newest car with a rotary engine?

The Mazda RX-VISION rotary sports car concept introduces the next-generation SKYACTIV-R rotary engine and Mazda’s vision of the ultimate in front-engine, rear-wheel-drive sports car styling. Making its world premiere in Tokyo, the RX-VISION represents a vision of the future that harbors the soul of the Mazda brand.

What car brands used rotary engines?

From racing motorcycles to airplanes and some rather obscure cars, these cool and interesting vehicles all use rotary engines and aren’t made by Mazda.

  • 10 Chevrolet Aerovette. …
  • 9 Mercedes Benz C111. …
  • 8 Citroen RE-2. …
  • 7 NSU Wankel Spider. …
  • 6 NSU Ro80. …
  • 5 Moller M400 Skycar. …
  • 4 e-Go Aeroplanes e-Go. …
  • 3 Citroen GS Birotor.

Are rotary engines still in production?

Mazda has revealed it still produces its famed 13B rotary engine, despite the RX-8 going out of production in 2012. It’s been nearly a decade since a production car was powered by a rotary engine, but Mazda has revealed it still makes the engine.

How much HP can a rotary engine make?

Mazda Wankel engine

Wankel rotary engines
Cooling system Water
Power output 100–700 hp (75–522 kW)
Torque output 130–407 N⋅m (96–300 lb⋅ft)

Is Mazda making a new Rx?

In Japan, there is a new sibling taking shape – the long-rumored RX-9. For the moment it is all happening behind curtains at Mazda, this RX-9 is the slated successor to the first two popular sports cars in the segment the RX-7 and RX-8 and the truth is, it will be arriving at a different world.

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Do all rx8 have rotary engines?

It is the successor to the RX-7 and, like its predecessors in the RX range, it is powered by a rotary Wankel engine.

Mazda RX-8.

Mazda RX-8 (SE3P)
Engine 1.3 L RENESIS (Wankel rotary)
Power output 189–238 hp (141–177 kW)
Transmission 5-speed manual 6-speed manual 4-speed RC4A-EL automatic 6-speed automatic