2016 Mazda RX-7 – the Reborn Sports Car

The Japanese automobile maker Mazda is all set to revive its popular sports car 2016 Mazda RX-7. The RX-7 series has been widely appreciated by customers and is one of the best sports cars to come into the market.

Brand Mazda
Model RX 7
Generation RX 7 IV
Engine 1.3 Wankel (280 Hp)
Doors 2
Power 280 hp
Maximum speed 255 km/h
Fuel tank volume 76 l

There is an increasing competition in the sports car market since new models are being launched consistently. Mazda has put the right step forward by deciding to launch its latest in the RX-7 series. It has been considered by many as a smart move to meet the expectations of the ever growing competitive market. Thus, the revival of this model is being eagerly awaited by all. This new model will be named 2016 Mazda RX-7.

Here’s a quick look at the specs of this brand new model.

2016 Mazda RX-7 Red

Mazda RX-7 Specifications

Reports have it that this brand new model will have a Skyactiv rotary hybrid engine which will generate a maximum power of 250 hp. Mazda is already working on the Skyactiv hybrid engine and they are also aiming at keeping the rotary engine tradition alive in it. The latest Skyactiv technology will ensure better fuel consumption.

This latest two-seater model will be light weight, agile and dynamic. This will enable the car to pick up high speed and give a better driving experience. Thus the car is going to have a lightweight aluminum body. It is being said that the FR-S weight can be somewhere around 3000 lbs. The maximum speed which the car will be able to take will be around 255 km/h. The fuel tank volume will be of 76l.

This upcoming model will have a length of 4389mm, width of 1925m, a height of 1160m and a wheel base of 2700m. These dimensions make it slightly longer, wider and lower when compared to few other sports cars. The compact nature of its engine will make this possible.

As far as the design of the car is concerned, the makers are relying on their Kodo design language but they are surely going to introduce an improved version of it. The exterior of the car will also have the Skyactiv technology which will make driving much safer.

The car will also sport a new improved interior design. The seating will be comfortable and the interior will have a smart and stylish look. The makers will surely not opt for any retro styling. There will be two doors in the car since it is a two-seater.

It is being hoped that the car will have a manual gear box like its predecessors. A dual clutch gear box might also be required if the performance is to improve further. However, they can also provide an automatic gear option with it.

As far as the powertrain of this vehicle is concerned, it is being said that the vehicle will make use of rotating power.

2016 Mazda RX-7 Headlights

Mazda RX-7 Price and Release Date

The exact release date of this latest RX-7 model is not known yet. However, it is being speculated that the car will be launched by the end of 2016.

The initial price of the car will be somewhere around $30,000.

Thus, the latest model of Mazda RX-7 will surely give a unique driving experience.

2016 Mazda RX-7 View from above