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Rumormill: Mazda RX-9 to pack hydrogen power

by Damon Lavrinc (RSS feed) on Aug 5th, 2008 at 3:01PM

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Mazda Taiki concept.The rotary engine is world-renowned for many things, but fuel-efficiency isn't one of them. Mazda wants to make Wankel's masterpiece the poster child for its hydrogen-powered endeavors, so it's considering offering a dual-fuel version of the engine in its next RX-badged offering.According to AutoExpress, Mazda's RX-8 Hydrogen RE vehicle will evolve into a new model, dubbed the RX-9, and is rumored to be motivated by a hydrogen-gasoline powertrain that will offer 20 percent better fuel economy and emissions over a traditional... Read More

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