2019 Mazda RX8 represents a combination of the modernly designed sporty cars, which were needed to this brand, stick with many trying of official design and shape, and the old rotary engine, specially made for this car and surely one of the most interesting engines on the market nowadays. It is a special Wankel-powered rotary engine that buyers accepted before, so the manufacturer could only keep the same with this model. We are sure that those fans were happy to see that this redesigned car will have that engine again when manufacturer showed in on Tokyo Auto Show 2017. In terms of design, there are many borrowed details from MK-5 Miata.
Now should not be many surprises about the design of 2019 Mazda RX8 since we mentioned MK-Miata models. That includes the recognizable shape of the car, together with details on front and rear end and Skyaktiv components that Miata already used. Not only that new RX8 is lower than Miata, it is also longer for 103.6-inches than it. Besides that, there is classical sporty longer front end with modernly designed grille and thin lights below the hood, while the rear end is rounded and short with small rear lights and few curves and lines.
The highest interest new 2019 Mazda RX8 will attract because of the special rotary engine, which is unique on the market nowadays. Rotary engines are specially designed to make a high level of energy with smaller fuel consumption, but previous models were not that successful as designers expected to be. They usually had low thermal efficiency, and that causes high energy consumptions for cooling. Even though racers and sporty cars’ fans usually do not worry about fuel economy, it is very important in past few years, so this car should be better than last versions in that respect.
However, 2019 Mazda RX8 has redesigned and changed new rotary engine that ever 50 engineers made past couple of the years, and designed 16X two-rotor 1.3-liter petrol engine with 400 horsepower of strength. Claiming that it will have lower fuel consumption than many classic petrol engines on the market, they dared all future car makers. Thanks to aluminum new RX8 is for 23% lighter which surely raises the speed and fuel economy of the car.
2019 Mazda RX8 Release Date and Price
With all of these we saw, it is expected that 2019 Mazda RX8 will be one of the most attractive and interesting cars on the market in years to come. With the price of only $50,000, it can compete with the greatest sporty cars on the market like Alfa Romeo C4, Jaguar F-Type, Porsche Cayman or Chevrolet Corvette.