ROTARY TEASER: RX-Vision features a next-generation rotary engine. Doesn't look too bad, either.
ROTARY TEASER: RX-Vision features a next-generation rotary engine. Doesn't look too bad, either.

Mazda's rotary powered RX-Vision revealed

MAZDA? Check. Rotary engine? Check. New RX-9? Not confirmed, but this could well be the sleek shape of the RX-7 and RX-8 successor.

Revealed at the Tokyo Motor Show, the RX-Vision concept is a low, long, two-door two-seater with rotary power: Mazda's symbol for the company's "never stop challenging" spirit.

It appears Mazda is set to revive the rotary engine - last seen in the RX-8 model - despite its notorious thirst for petrol and oil, lack of torque and exhaust emissions.

But their high revs and potential for huge power ensures rotary power has a huge following.

Very little was revealed about the front-engine rear-drive concept, but Mazda enthusiasts should rejoice that a next-generation SKYACTIV-R rotary engine is in development, and everyone else can just marvel at the RX-Vision's stunning looks.

Mazda RX-Vision Concept revealed at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Photo: Contributed
Mazda RX-Vision Concept revealed at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. Photo: Contributed

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