After years of bad magazine rumors, false starts, hand-wringing and broken dreams, Mazda is finally—finally—back with a concept they say has an all-new rotary engine. Meet the Mazda RX-Vision Concept.

What do we know about this Tokyo Motor Show concept, besides the fact that it’s an extremely good-looking coupe? Not much, unfortunately. Mazda is mum on any specs, as well as what might lie under that hood, although they are calling it the SkyActiv-R rotary. No word on displacement, turbocharging, technical details, anything like that.

And that’s a bit of a bummer, but I have to say the design is not. It’s a long, sexy, sleek sports car, one with very similar proportions (and taillights) to the last RX-7. Inside it’s very much a concept, but a clean one with what looks manual gearbox.

If this is a sign of what’s to come, sign me up, Mazda.


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