• Mazda RX-9 also in the works?

Just before Christmas we reported that the Mazda RX-7 will be revealed in 2011 and it will replace the RX-8 sports car. Now, according to Cars UK, Mazda will also reveal the RX-9, a sports car, that according to the British magazine makes "more sense."

Of course is not the first time you hear about a possible RX-9, first rumors appeared at the beginning of the year. The RX-9 will be powered by a Renesis 16X engine that will deliver a total of 350 hp. The car could also take advantage of new technology that would improve the fuel consumption by twenty percent of the traditionally gas-hungry rotary engine.


Source: Cars UK

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  (412) posted on 07.15.2011

For a modern car, 300 hp is just nothing. I was expecting for a speed just like the MazdaSpeed3. I guess this car would be less to consider for its less powerful output.

  (466) posted on 07.15.2011

I haven’t heard any news for the Mazda recently and it makes me wonder on what model they were working on. However, I think the speed performance of the vehicle is not that interesting.

  (434) posted on 06.27.2011

hmm. With the tight competition in the market, I don’t think that the speed performance of this car would be a selling point of this car. There are still a lot of powerful car in the market today.

  (448) posted on 06.27.2011

I really love Mazda for they are very consistent with the speed performance of their car. However, I don’t think that the speed performance of this car would be as great as other supercars!

  (683) posted on 03.7.2011

if that happens then I’m so thrilled! I can’t wait for the its production.
Im really excited about affordable sportscar on the road!

  (1022) posted on 01.27.2010

well that was a big leap to the mazda, i hope it does performs well and good thing that mazda lessen it’s fuel consumption up to 20%.

  (708) posted on 01.26.2010

In what way will the RX-9 will make more sense? Are the others less significant?..Whatever, all I know is that no matter what improvement did the cars made, enthusiasts are excitedly waiting for it.

  (1022) posted on 01.25.2010

@memphisroyce: With this new mazda RX-9 will be as successful as their mazda RX-8 and RX-7.

  (1022) posted on 01.25.2010

imo the new RX-9 will be their fastest sports car.

  (238) posted on 01.18.2010

Excitement is building and hopefully mazda can come up with something amazing. They need to produce a gem to compete with the market today. Not a fan of the model shown above, but fuel consumption work is a definate must when it comes to the rotary.

  (428) posted on 01.6.2010

The Mazda RX-9 is a hot topic at the moment. But first we will see the face-lifted RX-8 at Detroit, while the sporty RS version will make its appearance at the Tokyo Auto Salon.

  (515) posted on 01.4.2010

Last week, I’ve read about the revival of RX-7 and then now this new RX will be twisting a lot battling down to the revival car. Anyways I’m happy to this move coz’ retailers wants to see new innovation, new version, new features that may catch our interest.

  (780) posted on 01.3.2010

of course mazda needs to cope up with the latest automobile technology to compete with other companies. also 350Hp is quite good for and Eco-Friendly car.

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