The brand new 2017 Mazda RX-7 is announced for 2017 year. If the rumors are true, this stunning sports car will hit the market better than ever.
Design of exterior and improvements
According to the latest rumors, new 2017 Mazda RX-7 should appear with new exterior styling, new and more powerful engine with great performance. Some sources say that the new Mazda will be definitively lighter than its forerunner. In order to get weight reduction, Japanese Automaker will most likely use aluminum panels, because the usage of carbon fiber will make it more expensive. They also claim that it will be based on new platform used in new-generation model of MX-5. However, RX-7 will be bigger than MX-5, also a bit heavier and with wheelbase which will be extended. It should be more fuel efficient and more reliable. When it comes to exterior design, new RX-7 will look powerful, aggressive and more handsome. It will be low, with long hood and with more angular lines. The front end will feature larger grille trimmed with chrome and a pair of thin headlamps. The whole front fascia will look more aggressive. The bumper will be also revised. Air intakes will be larger than before. The rear end is also expected to get some changes and refreshments.
Interior design of 2017 Mazda RX-7
The interior of 2017 Mazda RX-7 should also be redesigned. This two-seater should be comfortable and stable even on high speeds. We can expect new infotainment system, improved and more modern features, multi-function steering wheel, redesigned dashboard etc. New and larger display will be placed on the center of the dashboard. Unfortunately, we cannot say more since the interior design is still kept as a secret.
Engine and performance
Under the hood of 2017 Mazda RX-7 should be placed a new engine. Rumors say that it will be a Skyactiv Rotary engine which will be able to make around 300 horsepower and even more. Its top speed should be 150 mph. It will be able to reach 60 mph in around 5 seconds. The power will be sent to rear wheels.
Release date and price
The release date of 2017 Mazda RX-7 is still unknown, but we believe that it should be sometime during 2017. When it comes to the pricing, we assume that the starting price should be around $35,000.