Why is the rotary engine dead

Why is the Rotary engine dead?

With the discontinuation of the Mazda RX8 last decade, the Wankel engine in now facing certain doom, but, why is the Rotary engine dead? The Rotary Wankel engine seems to be the automotive equivalent of...
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The Miata Based Fiat 124 Spider Is Here!

The eagerly awaited, Mazda Miata based Fiat 124 Spider has been revealed, and we finally know the details about the re-designed and Italian influenced roadster. The 124 Spider predictably retains much of the...
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This NB Miata is Absolute Perfection

Many people would describe the Mazda Miata as a platform car. Out of the factory, it’s loads of fun, but it lacks in certain areas. Its tires are thin, suspension is soft, and the factory 1.8L motor makes...
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The Rotary Engines are Back! But How Does It Work?

Now that Mazda has breathed new life into the rotary engine, we thought now would be a good time to review how exactly this mystical engine works. Rotary’s take everything you thought you knew about...
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A Honda-Motor Swapped Miata Is a Wonderful Thing!

It’s been said a thousand times that the Mazda Miata is a phenomenal drivers’ car. Lightweight, balanced and a joy to drive; it’s pretty well perfect. However, like any great hero it has its flaws....
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Watch Rob Dahm’s Epic Fast and Furious Parody

If you’ve seen the first Fast & Furious, and being a car guy i'll presume you have, you’ll love this. Rob Dahm is an infamous YouTuber, and he’s also the lucky owner of both a Lamborghini Diablo and a...
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Is this the New Mazda RX-9?

A few weeks ago Mazda released this rather vague teaser image. Judging by its fastback body lines, long hood and lack of rear doors, it appears that Mazda is building another legendary sports car....