the funny thing about reading those threads from other forums was how isomorphic they were to our forum. all you have to do was swap "rx-8" or "s2k" with "sti" and vice versa and you a thread on the sti forum.y2ks2k said:Heres a better thread:....
agreed! i think the value of the late generation rx-7s (particularly the r1) went up when that butt-ugly rx8 was released.staticx313 said:... holy crap those are the ugliest things i've ever seen...
I was thinking the same thing but I really dont have anything against the RX8 and it is NOT selling very well at all. These things are literally piling up at dealer lots. My challenge to anyone who reads this is to take a look at their local Mazda dealer as they drive by and count the RX-8's.4MLA1FN said:
but what's the reliability/longevity of such a motor?? i have the impression that rotaries don't live that long; overheating, burning oil, "piston" seals wearing out, yada yada. any of this true, at least more so that piston engines??eatV8 said:...but forced induction and rotaries are meant for each other
A better quote:y2ks2k said:Heres a better thread:
A new twin turbo RX-7 would be sweet but the RX-8 is very underpowered for the dough.The sad part is I love the RX line, and this car was stillborn