Mazda continues to keep the fire of the rotary burning and with the R vision concept at the 2015 Tokyo motor show the company unveiled their dream for reviving sport coupe. Before you start bursting with excitement of the Mazda RX-Vision Concept, Mazda company only hopes to have this amazing looking vehicle in the showroom someday.
Features of Mazda RX vision concept
The RX model starts with the classic element of a front engine as well a rear wheel drive sports coupe that combines a long low hood, passage compartment back as well as a short rear deck. The Mazda engineers also add a swooping touch on the model with a Kodo design language. Thus results into a beautifully and modern crafted models that still evokes generations of the RX-7 in the flowing roofline and sculpted fenders.
The Mazda RX-Vision Concept dimension is 172.8 inches long, 45.7 inches high, and 75.8 inches wide. This concept use 20-inch wheels, front wheels are 9.5 inches wide and rare are 11 inches wide. There is all fitted with the staggered ten-spoke pieces with 245/40 at front and 285/35 at rear tires.
Engine and performance
Under the hood of the new Mazda RX vision specs will be a next generation rotary dubbed as the Skyactiv-R. The rotary engine features a unique construction, generating power through the rotational motion of a triangular rotor. After overcoming numerous difficulties associated with the rotary engines, Mazda succeeded in coming up with a high performing rotary engine. The company commercialized the engine by fitting it into the Cosmo Sport in 1967.
As the only automaker dealing with commercial mass production of the rotary engines and has continued to improve on the engine fuel economy, power output as well as durability. The next generation engine that is fitted the RX vision express the company’s determination to perfect their innovation using the latest technology to come to come up with a powerful engine that is able to deliver reliable performance.
The Mazda RX-Vision Concept interior
When we look at the interior the model features a simple yet powerful image that comes with a tactical feel of sophisticated mechanical as well as a intricate instrument that cove the model a true machine appeal that combine genuine leather and simple instrument panel with a saddle motif for the center tunnel that creates a beautiful interior atmosphere.
KODO design and the rotary engine
The Mazda RX-Vision Concept adopt beautiful proportions of an FR sport car that has a modern styling while still maintaining a sense of lineage and authenticity that encapsulate the Mazda history of sports car design . The low overall height and low hood are made possible by company and light next generation SKYACTIV-R rotary engine. This design main aim is to shave away all but the essential and give birth to the dynamic ambience and tension. The amazing craftsmanship that captures the spirit of the KODO design language without relying on overcrowding elements and character lines. This creates an elegant model with a highly vital form that changes expression with the slightest change of viewing angle.
It is clear that Mazda deeply loves rotary engine and feels that the engine is intrinsic part of its legacy. This means that as long as the company engineers feel that they can even make a better rotary engine, they will pursue their goals, although the timetable may be highly elastic. Speaking about its price, we really hope that it stays in the Chevy Camaro realm/ Ford Mustang but it is possible that the Mazda RX Vision estimated price could be close to a competitor, the Corvette.
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