The Best Rotary-powered Vehicles You Can Buy, Plus a 40 hp…

Felix Wankel's rotary engine has been fascinating gearheads for decades. Even so, Wankels' engine has been generating more than its share of press recently, with some news sources speculating that the engine will be making a return as a compact range-extending generator in future plug-in hybrids from Audi and Mazda » 8/13/13 12:41pm 8/13/13 12:41pm

24 Hours Of LeMons Arse Freeze-A-Palooza Über Gallery: Mazda Madness

If there's one marque that could be said to dominate LeMons, Mazda is definitely it. An RX-7 won the South '08 race, a Miata won the New England '08 race, a Protege took the win at Arse Freeze '07, and the Top Ten at most races tends to be packed with Mazdas. Why doesn't Mazda use this in their advertising? "Even when… » 1/09/09 2:00pm 1/09/09 2:00pm

PCH, Diesel Dilemma Edition: Diesel RX-7 or Diesel Lynx?

We had another close race down the highway to the Lake of Fire yesterday, with the so-called win going to the triple helping of '55 Austin FX3 cabs in the Choose Your Eternity poll. Today, however, I'm inspired by the big drums of used tempura-frying oil I saw waiting for disposal behind the Japanese take-out joint… » 5/20/08 5:20pm 5/20/08 5:20pm