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Mazda has no plans for an RX-9, despite ongoing rotary development

CEO says "no" to a sports car larger than the Miata.

The stunning Mazda RX-Vision Concept appears to be just a tease.

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Mazda RX-9 could be a 400-hp, 2,900-pound coupe due in 2019

Mazda will show a concept car at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show.

Would you pay $79,000 for a Mazda? What if it could dance like Michael Jackson and sprint like Usain Bolt? Yes, the answer is definitely yes.

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Mazda rumored to bring rotary-powered RX-9 concept to Tokyo

That teaser Mazda showed last month? Yeah, some Aussies seem to think it heralds the arrival of the long-awaited successor to the RX-7 and RX-8.

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Report: Mazda working on next-gen rotary-powered RX-9

Mazda Kabura Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Mazda rotary reportedly at least a year behind schedule, but work continues

Renesis rotary engine in 2009 Mazda RX-8 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Report: Mazda rotary reportedly at least a year behind schedule, but work continues

Renesis rotary engine in 2009 Mazda RX-8 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Emissions regulations to kill Mazda RX-8 after 2011 model year?

2009 Mazda RX-8 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Mazda RX-8 to exit U.S. market after 2011 model year?

2009 Mazda RX-8 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Mazda RX-8 to die as RX-7 resurfaces for 2012?

The rumormill just can't stop churning out stories of an impending Mazda RX-7 revival. We've been hearing that we should expect the rotary-powered sports car any day now... for the last few years. It's still yet to show its smiling face. Still, here we are with another report indicating that the next RX-7 is just around the corner, this time as a 2011 or 2012 model.

REPORT: Mazda's next-generation rotary needs more work

2009 Mazda RX-8 - Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: Mazda to release new fuel efficient engine in 2011

Mazda RX-8 R3 - Click above for high-res image gallery

Rumormill: Mazda RX-7 still under development, next RX-8 to be called RX-9

The recent news out of Japan hasn't been good for fans of front-engine, rear-wheel-drive two-doors. First came word that Subaru and Toyota were postponing the launch of their boxer-powered RWD coupe, then the S2000 is killed off and finally reports suggest that Nissan has can

Hydrogen RX-9 rumors pop back up

Mazda is in a unique position in the automobile world with its rotary engine. The Wankel engine happens to run rather well on hydrogen and is not as susceptible to many of hydrogen's shortcomings as other internal combustion engines. The Japanese automaker has had hydrogen-fueled rotary-powered cars on the roads for the last few years and the automaker has previously suggested that it hopes to have a hydrogen-fueled car in production Jeremy Korzeniewski