New 2017 Mazda RX-7 Launch Date and Information

Even though much about the 2017 Mazda RX-7 is still to be confirmed, there’re a good deal of rumors heading on about which engines it will give, when it will go for sale and for how much, and its functionality. Nicely, this evaluation is comprehensive and tries to demystify much of what is nevertheless primarily based on speculation. Read on for much more news about its launch date, price, and exterior and interior alterations.

2017 Mazda RX-7 purple colour, headlights, grille and alloy wheels


The model traces its roots nearly four decades back when it was supplied as a replacement for the Savanna RX-7 model. It was then offered together with the Cosmo luxury coupe and was the second model in Mazda’s lineup to feature a Wankel rotary engine. The engine was able to offer all-around 133 horsepower which by then was very an amazing output in its course. Nevertheless, the RX-7 attained its remaining run at the turn of the millennium, as the automaker was operating on the RX-8.

2017 Mazda RX-7 purple colour, taillights and tailpipe

Just like the RX-7 prior to it, the RX-8 came with the same powertrain but improved its electricity production to all-around 247 ponies. And depending on the market place, customers experienced the option of pairing the engines with either a 5-velocity guide, 6-velocity guide, or an automated. The rear-hinged, freestyle rear door the RX-8 experienced created its incredibly famed then. Nicely, as fate would have it, the RX lineup was axed entirely in 2012. But in accordance to speculations, it seems Mazda has stealthily been operating on reviving the RX lineup and in unique the RX-7.

2017 Mazda RX-7 purple colour, exterior

Throughout the 2015 Tokyo Motor Present, Mazda confirmed that it would be providing the RX-7 prior to the turn of this 10 years. The point is, no just one appreciates for absolutely sure what Mazda intended by the ‘turn of the decade’, as rumors are rife we could acquiring the new Mazda RX-7 whenever from 2017. The production car seems to be dependent on how speedy engineers at Mazda can arrive up with a dependable, impressive, and gas successful Wankel engine.

2017 Mazda RX-7 exterior, aspect angle

If what we are hearing is legitimate, then the most sound competitor to give the RX-7 a run for its dollars would arguably be the 2017 Porsche Cayman. The Toyota Supra was the RX-7 sound rival, but as issues stand, the Supra has been discontinued from the market place for now. Mazda will have to up its electricity output if it is rival the Cayman’s output that stands at 275 horsepower. This electricity is plenty of to give a -60 mph in just about 5.4 seconds. The Mazda RX-7 2017, on the other hand, will also have to have to up its ante when it will come to gas economy as the Cayman delivers an amazing thirty mpg in blended freeway/metropolis cruising.

2017 Mazda RX-7 exterior, rear view

2017 Mazda RX-7 Launch Date & Price tag

The new 2017 Mazda RX-7 launch date is slated to take position someday in the spring of 2017, if media reports and on the web rumors are anything to go by. Whilst it is too early to speculate about its price, our rendering of the vehicle seems to recommend that the RX-7 MSRP will likely begin from all-around $35,000.

2017 Mazda RX-7 launch date

2017 Mazda RX-7 Exterior

The RX-7 is primarily based on the RX-Eyesight concept. That explained, we assume a number of production pleasant capabilities as opposed to the whole edition of the Tokyo analyze concept. The general stance is predicted to be aggressive with a taller roof, a seen B-pillar, a chrome window surround, and a considerably less raked front windshield. Other alterations on the RX-7 profile ought to consist of multi-spoke wheel, a slightly greater grille, and production door handles. The headlamps ought to be all-new, as is the grille and the front bumper.

2017 Mazda RX-7 purple colour, alloy wheels and headlights

And just like the concept capabilities a curved LED strip headlight layout, the same ought to be predicted on the production vehicle. Other than our rendering and the concept showcased during the Tokyo Motor Present 2015, other profile alterations that we ought to likely assume consist of a different diffuser, a revised tailgate, and a mildly revised tailgate. A lot more revisions will be much more obvious on its launch date.

2017 Mazda RX-7 Interior Illustrations or photos

2017 Mazda RX-7 interior, steering wheel and leather seats

The interior ought to be uncomplicated and thoroughly clean. As for every the concept, the middle console, door panels, and the instrument panels ought to be predicted to change a bit listed here and there. And just like fashionable Mazda automobiles, the infotainment display screen ought to be predicted to be large and mounted into the middle stack.

Motor Specs

2017 Mazda RX-7 engine

Substantially of what lies beneath its pores and skin remains a thriller at least as for every the time of this composing. What is having said that recognised is that it will be a Wankel engine that will give at least an output of all-around 275 hp that ought to get it earlier 60 mph from naught in just less than 5 seconds.

Technical specs

Wheelbase: ninety five in
Duration: 169 in
Width: 69 in
Passenger quantity: N/A ft³
Cargo quantity: N/A ft³
Control weight: 2,300-2500 lbs
Leading Pace: 160 mph
-60: 4.8 sec
MPG: 17/twenty five (metropolis/freeway)
Obtainable Exterior Hues: N/A
Towing Capacity: N/A lbs

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2017 Mazda RX-7 autoshow, aspect view, alloy wheels

2017 Mazda RX-7 blue colour, exterior

2017 Mazda RX-7 exterior, blue colour

2017 Mazda RX-7 front view, grille

2017 Mazda RX-7 rear view, blue colour, tailpipe and taillights

2017 Mazda RX-7 purple colour, alloy wheels

2017 Mazda RX-7 interior, leather seats

2017 Mazda RX-7 exterior, front angle

2017 Mazda RX-7 purple colour, tailpipe


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