Mazda teases sports car concept for 2015 Tokyo Motor Show – IAB Report

Posted on: Sep 30, 2015 - 1:33pm IST

Sparks rumors of their return to rotary-engined sports cars.

Mazda has announced that they will unveil a new sports car concept at the upcoming 2015 Tokyo Motor Show. It comes at a time when rumors of their return to rotary-engined sports cars are rife.

Mazda Sports Car Concept teaser

Along with the announcement, Mazda has also dropped a teaser of the sports car concept, giving a basic idea of its design. Upon first glance, the exterior design draws inspiration from the Mazda RX-7, featuring a long front hood, a curvaceous rear-end, sloping fastback roofline, and the taillamp design.

It’s unclear if the sports car concept will ever see the light of day as production-spec model that will fill the gap left by the Mazda RX-8. The reception garnered at the motor show could be a litmus test for Mazda; to see whether a demand for a¬†convention-defying rotary-engined sports car exists.

Mazda Koeru Concept front three quarter view at IAA 2015

Other models to be showcased at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show include the Mazda Koeru concept, three special Mazda MX-5s, and the iconic Mazda Cosmo Sport 110S.

Mazda Koeru Concept – Image Gallery (Unrelated)

Mazda to reveal a sports car concept at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show – Press Release

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