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Mazda RX-7 and RX-8: books - history and technology

A book on the Mazda RX-7 or RX-8? Explore here our selection of books covering the history and technology of Mazda sports cars.

100 Jahre Mazda - Design, Technik, Zukunft

Dieses Heft zeigt die spannende Entwicklung der Marke Mazda von den Anfängen bis heute und blickt in die Zukunft (z.B. Elektromobilität).
In vielen neuen Geschichten zeigt es die Faszination der wichtigsten Modelle, opulente Fotostrecken und lässt die schönsten Designs der Marke wiederaufleben - und dazu gibt es die wichtigsten Tests, die über die Jahrzehnte hinweg in Auto Motor und Sport zu dieser Marke geschrieben worden sind.

Author:Auto Motor und Sport Edition
Specs:164 pages, 28 x 21.5 x 1.7 cm / 11 x 8.5 x 0.67 in, paperback
Illustrations:306 b&w and colour photographs
Publisher:Motorbuch Verlag (D, 2020)
Book: 100 Jahre Mazda - Design, Technik, Zukunft

100 Jahre Mazda - Design, Technik, Zukunft

Language: German

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Mazda Rotary-Engined Cars: From Cosmo 110s to RX-8 (paperback)

An in-depth look at the development history of Mazda's rotary power plant, and the model timelines of the vehicles these engines powered. You will discover how one small Japanese automaker remained independent and became famous by using a unique and pioneering engine.
This book examines the commercial ups and downs in North America, using rotaries to become a high performance icon and V8 alternative, and charting the racetrack achievements of Mazda rotary racers around the world, including in home-country Japan.
The story also reveals the pollution control and fuel economy challenges facing Mazda as they strove to keep rotary engines in production to satisfy high performance fans globally.

Features:
- Covers all Mazda rotary cars in one volume
- Contains largely never seen before picture stock
- Created with the help of Mazda Japan
- All versions of the Mazda rotary engine shown and described
- Mazda rotary racing achievements around the world
- Learn how to tell rotary clones from the real McCoy
- A history of Mazda car and truck building
- Rotary engine tuning around the world.

Author:Marc Cranswick
Specs:192 pages, 25 x 20.5 x 1.6 cm / 9.8 x 8.1 x 0.63 in, paperback
Illustrations:233 b&w and colour photographs
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd (GB, 2021)
Book: Mazda Rotary-Engined Cars: From Cosmo 110s to RX-8 (paperback)

Mazda Rotary-Engined Cars: From Cosmo 110s to RX-8 (paperback)

Language: English

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Mazda Rotary-Engined Cars : From Cosmo 110S to RX-8 (hardcover)

The rotary engine is the only commercially successful piston alternative, and Mazda made it work! This book gives a description of the development history of Mazda's rotary power plant, and the model timelines of the vehicles these engines powered - how one small Japanese automaker remained independent and became famous using a unique engine.

Examines the commercial ups and downs in North America, using rotaries to become a high performance icon and V8 alternative, and charting the racetrack achievements of Mazda rotary racers around the world including in home-country Japan.

Also reveals the pollution control and fuel economy challenges facing Mazda as they strove to keep rotary engines in production to satisfy high performance fans globally.

Pages of the book Mazda Rotary-Engined Cars: From Cosmo 110S to RX-8 (1)

Features:
- The only book to cover all Mazda rotary cars in one volume
- Contains largely never seen before picture stock
- Created with the help of Mazda Japan
- All versions of Mazda rotary engine shown and described
- Mazda rotary racing achievements around the world
- Learn how to tell rotary clones from the real McCoy
- Dawson archive historical info and first hand experience
- A history of Mazda car and truck building
- Rotary engine tuning around the world.

Author:Marc Cranswick
Specs:192 pages, 25 x 20.5 cm / 9.8 x 8.1 in, hardback
Illustrations:233 colour photographs
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd (GB, 2016)
Book: Mazda Rotary-Engined Cars : From Cosmo 110S to RX-8 (hardcover)

Mazda Rotary-Engined Cars : From Cosmo 110S to RX-8 (hardcover)

Language: English

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Mazda RX-8 - All models (2003-2012) - The Essential Buyer's Guide

The last rotary-engined car built, Mazda's RX-8 provides a unique driving experience. Until you've tried one, it's hard to imagine how smooth its free-revving engine really is, or how enjoyable its handling. With comfortable space for four, it can be practical too.
Like most Japanese cars, the RX-8 is generally well built, but the rotary engine can suffer from hot starting and rotor tip wear issues, which can prove expensive to put right.

Extensive back-up from owner forums and independent specialists - listed in the guide - mean that these problems can be addressed, but choosing a good RX-8 requires care.
This guide will help you do just that. Understand the differences between models, and learn what to look for when buying one. What are the true running costs, and does the need for a new engine mean the end to your dreams? What other issues - with the mechanicals, body or interior - should you look out for?
Follow the advice of an experienced RX-8 owner and benefit from his research among owners and specialists in Europe and North America.

Author:Julian Parish
Specs:64 pages, 19.5 x 14 x 0.6 cm / 7.7 x 5.5 x 0.24 in, paperback
Illustrations:100 colour photographs
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd (GB, 2016)
Series:The Essential Buyer's Guide
Book: Mazda RX-8 - All models (2003-2012) - The Essential Buyer's Guide

Mazda RX-8 - All models (2003-2012)

Language: English

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