Mazda cars in this RX8 catalytic converter have an elongated, asymmetrical shape. They are integrated in a silver plate with many indentations. The catalysts are less than 70 cm long and weigh about 1.5 kg.
The Mazda RX8 is a car known to anyone with a deeper interest in the car. The developers called the car the Mazda Rotary eXperimental-8. It is a car understood by the Japanese car concern Mazda Motor Corporation. He played from 2003 to 2012. Over 192,000 cars of this model were produced during that time. The RX8 is a four-door coupe. The doors of this model open against the wind. “The breakthrough came in 2007 when the company launched the Mazda RX-8 Hydrogen RE. The introduction of this car was the culmination of 18 years of hydrogen fuel research. The RX8-Hydrogen features a rotary engine that drives two types of fuel - conventional gasoline and hydrogen. The driver must have to switch to petrol at any time, if there are no gas stations nearby, it could be burning hydrogen. Later, the car was slightly modernized. The bumper, all the headlights and more have been replaced. Therefore, all people were confused by the modification of the car with the introduction of the second generation.
The Mazda RX8 stood out from the competition with the Wankel engine. It is an internal combustion engine with a rotating piston similar to a triangle rotating inside a cylinder. Its name comes from the name of designer Felix Wankel. Back then, the Mazda RX8 was the only car in the world to use this type of technology. This 2003 The engine has been awarded the International Engine of the Year award. It is important to mention that the Wankel engine was not the only innovation introduced by the brand. It was also inventions like headlights or the 323 model with frameless doors.
Rumours are circulating that a version of the RX9 will be released soon. Rumors appeared in Mazda amateur forums a few years ago. Numerous images were distributed around the network to visualize the concept of the new model. The rumors were further fueled by the Japanese Holiday magazine. According to him, the RX9-ka is due to be unveiled at the Tokyo trade fair and will be available for sale in a year. The RX9 is thought to have a 1.6-liter Wankel engine, like the prototype, and is an improved version in terms of fuel and oil consumption. The designers will want to create a lightweight (up to 1300 kg) sports car with 400 hp. How much can it cost? Unofficial sources say the price could be around $ 80,000.