Mazda will present a new coupe with rotary engine in 2017

The company Mazda plans to introduce a prototype of the new coupe rotary engine in 2017, according to Motoring. The model will be called RX-9 and a successor to RX-7 and RX-8, which have already taken out of production. Release priurochat car to the 50th anniversary of the machine Cosmo Sport, which was introduced in 1967. Sales of the production version of RX-9 is scheduled to begin in 2020.

The novelty is constructed on a modified platform Mazda6 . Through the use of high-tech materials, the weight of the new car will not exceed 1,300 kilograms.

RX-9 will get a brand new rotary engine, which will be solved three major problems of the previous unit, large oil and fuel consumption, low environmental friendliness and low torque in the middle range rpm. The planned capacity of the new – about 450 horsepower.