Mazda has announced the comeback of its iconic sports coupe. It is a brand new 2016 Mazda RX-7 which should appear better than ever.
Redesign of exterior
Probably many fans are excited because of the revival of 2016 Mazda RX-7 which will appear in its unique style. It will keep Mazda’s Kodo design language. However, we will see many refreshments considering its exterior look. It will ride on the same platform as Mazda MX-5. It will be significantly lighter than its predecessor. The weight reduction will improve its performance and aerodynamics. Speaking of the exterior design, it will get longer hood, new splitter and sharper lines all over the body. We can say that it will look more aggressive and powerful. On the front end, we will notice elongated and thin head lamps which will look very attractive. The grille will be redesigned and placed lower. New Mazda will have a low roofline and it will feature new high-spoke wheels. It will also get revised rear lights and large dual exhaust pipes. Its modern and stylish design will definitively draw attention worldwide.
As far as the interior design of 2016 Mazda RX-7 is concerned, unfortunately, we can not reveal much. Automaker is still keeping that information as a secret. However, we can assume, since it is a sports car, that all the necessary safety and infotainment features will be included in its design. We expect that the cabin of two seat coupe will be comfortable, functional and made of premium materials.
Engine and performance of 2016 Mazda RX-7
When it comes to the engine of 2016 Mazda RX-7, many wonder what type will be placed under its hood. According to the latest rumors, two-seat coupe should be powered with a rotary engine. It will be a hybrid version of Skyactiv Rotary engine. It should be able to produce around 300-350 horsepower. It will be most likely mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. However, automatic transmission will be optional. It will appear with rear-wheel drive. New Mazda should reach 60 mph in 5.3 seconds.
Release date and expected price
It is not yet officially confirmed, but 2016 Mazda RX-7 should hit the market sometime in 2016. As for the price, it is expected to be around $35,000.