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Old 10-27-2015, 07:02 PM
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Even though you gained 1k down low?
yup, just me being me though lol
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It's a style concept, any powertrain in it would be whatever they had on hand to make it move around without them pushing it. It's possible it doesn't even have a drivetrain.

It's literally to gauge feedback on the looks. Nothing more.


The ND Miata didn't have engine info released until a few months before it went on sale, expect the same here, so wait 2-3 years (or more) to get that answer.
i understand that ok. i was meaning about the skyactive-r engine they mentioned, wondering is it a 16x and this skyactive tech combo or any further info.

on looks alone i think it has done very well.
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Mazda press kit as a pdf

Here is the full Mazda Press Kit

I will be ready to buy it, when they are ready to sell them !
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The "16X" as a specific R+D prototype iteration was shelved long ago, something a Mazda spokesman specifically said. That isn't a problem however, as it just means that they found newer and better things and kept iterating on the engine to develop it further.

I expect that the Sky-R (which is the iteration name they are on now) has the same physical dimensions of the 16X, but incorporates a whole lot more of what they learned from the Sky-D and Sky-G engines.
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There are more pics, but pretty dark.
Posted press info on this thread front page and specs....not many.

https://www.rx8club.com/general-auto...kyo-ms-259962/
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There are sixteen hi-res pix on the link I posted.

http://www.mazdausamedia.com/RX-Visi...ssets_70:24114


That long hood, if they keep it, leaves lots of room for better cooling and intercoolers and FI goodies, possibly. And it keeps competitors guessing too!

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Not unexpected for a rotary with the 16x dimensions. A tradeoff of greater eccentricity for more torque is a decreased redline. It just means the power band would be more like 3k to 8k instead of 4k to 9k.
Looks to me like the hard redline is still 9000 RPM. And power band is more like 5500 to 9000 now.

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"A special red chosen for the body color features both energetic brightness and depth. It
helps bring out the luster and contrast between light and shadow that are present on the
RX-VISION."

Glad to see they recognize the only color appropriate for a Sports Car Concept of such stature.

I'm picturing a small diameter 6 rotor engine under that long hood, sort of like a bunch of hamsters on speed going 8rpms.

Also the apparent 'too long' hood, my be a scale issue, if it's not that long it may be a visual issue.

The RX-EVOLV was a bit weird looking too.
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I'm picturing a small diameter 6 rotor engine under that long hood, sort of like a bunch of hamsters on speed going 8rpms.
Now that'd be something, a 6 rotor

I remember reading someone said it didn't have to be 2 rotors???
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The RX-EVOLV was a bit weird looking too.
All true. The RX-8 pre-production prototype looked weird too. Fortunately they fixed the proportions before finally building the thing!


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Oh, and I almost forgot...




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Mazda RX-VISION @ Tokyo MS

Sooo....
Who's gonna start RX9Club.com?!
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I'm actually excited about this something to look forward to in our sick sad world lol.

Specs are lining up well too.

RX8:LxWxH
175.6, 69.7, 52.8 wheelbase:2703

RX-Vision:LxWxH
172.7, 75.7, 45.6 wheelbase: 2700

We just need a weight and engine specs hopefully tomorrow. Most importantly a release date!!!!
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Sooo....
Who's gonna start RX9Club.com?!
It has to pass emissions first...

They totally need to tell us what's under the hood and that they didn't get the ECU software from VW.
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well all good rotards ditch the cat first so we should be emmissions exempt
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omg this looks soooooo sexy.

I'm just so happy the rotary lives on.
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Old 10-27-2015, 07:48 PM
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It has to pass emissions first...

They totally need to tell us what's under the hood and that they didn't get the ECU software from VW.
Just getting myself ready! Knowing about forums when I owned my other rotaries would have saved me mountains of cash (small mounds are closer to the truth) and plenty of headaches...

I expect this time next year we'll have much more knowledge and a possible release date. I'm hopeful for a 2017 date, naive as that may seem lol
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anyone else see the outline of the rx8 headlights in the i presume side/repeater lights in the front?

i thought that was a really smart design as they said they brought bits of all the sports cars into one design.

that bonnet/hood looks mad though, it'll be a bit shorter in the production run lol.
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Tried to adjust the proportions a little to see what it would look like if it were more "production ready".
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That looks great Tayler, something far more appealing to me, and realistic.
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Much better, Taylor.
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Just to compare side by side, here are the dimensions of the FD, RX8 and Vision Concept Rotary (VCR, lul )

Length:
RX7: 169"
RX8: 176"
VCR: 172.8"

Width:
RX7: 69"
RX8: 70"
VCR: 75.8"

Height:
RX7: 48"
RX8: 53"
VCR: 45.6"
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