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Watch what happens inside a rotary engine

See the spinning Dorito in action

Since it looks like Mazda may very well revive the Wankel rotary engine as a range extender for electric cars, there's no better time to become reacquainted with the quirky internal-combustion engine. And there's hardly a better way to become reacquainted than by peering into a running rotary engine, which you can do with the video above.

The List
Driving a $500 junker in a 500-mile off-road rally race | 'The List' #0500

Yes, we do actually drive a route called "The Devil's Butthole"

Join our hosts Jessi and Patrick as they take "the gamble" and find out whether or not their $500 jalopy will survive the Gambler 500 on this episode of "The List."

Autoblog's best videos of 2016

We did a lot of neat stuff in 2016, and a lot of it was caught on video. Check out our favorite drives, experiences, and episodes from our original series that we selected from 2016's best.

Why you absolutely need to take your Miata to a track

You think the Miata is fun on the street? Watch this.

Los Angeles
Mazda RT24-P brings KODO style to the Rolex 24 at Daytona

Mazda's sexy curves come to prototype endurance racing.

Los Angeles
The 2017 Mazda CX-5 is new, and oh so very red

Looking sharp, like a baby CX-9.

Big brother's looks trickle down to the smaller SUV.

Jay Leno brings a rotary-powered VW Beetle to the garage

Why a Wankel? Because you can.

Jay Leno's Garage focuses on a '66 Bug with the heart of a 1990 Mazda RX-7.

Jerry Seinfeld and Margaret Cho get coffee in a Mazda Cosmo Sport

Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee scores a Japanese unicorn.

It's Cosmo, but it's not Kramer.

Las Vegas reporter makes literal street food

Is it really hot enough outside to fry an egg? How about to bake some cookies?

Are recent record high temps in the Southwest really hot enough to fry an egg? Let's find out.

2016 April Fools' Day: Morgan digs at Tesla, Mini's scissor doors, more

We round up some of the best automaker pranks for 4.1.16.

Automakers from all over the world love to have a little fun on April Fools' Day. Check out our roundup of the gags.

New York
This is the 2017 Mazda MX-5 RF targa-roof fastback

We expected a power retractable hardtop. This is a pleasant surprise.

The RF, or retractable fastback, version of the Miata roadster surprises before the New York International Auto Show with a targa roof setup.

MotorWeek finds nice things to say about the 1993 Ford Probe

MotorWeek looks back at the 1993 Ford Probe. Aren't you glad it didn't actually end up replacing the Ford Mustang?

A tuned 1973 Mazda RX-3 is all business on Petrolicious

Petrolicious highlights a martial artist's highly modified Mazda RX-3 that can float like a butterfly and sounds like a swarm of bees. This coupe also appeared on Jay Leno's Garage last year.

MotorWeek checks out two sides of the '90s Japanese car scene

MotorWeek explores the breadth of Japanese cars in the '90s with video reviews of a tuned Mazda RX-7 and Nissan 300ZX and a clip about the 1997 Honda CR-V.

Petrolicious lets a 1971 Mazda RX-2 howl

Petrolicious heads to Australia in its latest video to showcase a 1971 Mazda RX-2 that competes in vintage racing against Mustangs and Camaros. Its rotary engine sounds sublime.

Watch this 1,500-hp Mazda MX-5 smoke a race track

New Zealand drifter "Mad Mike" Whiddett's quad-rotor, twin-turbo MX-5, named "RADBUL", is nuts.

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