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mazda rx 8
|Last Drive? 2010 Mazda RX-8|
|RX has long been the designation of Mazda's Rotary-powered cars, but perhaps "enigma" would've been a more apt moniker. After six years on the road, the Mazda RX-8 continues to mystify the market and divide enthusiasts, and, as its end nears, we deemed it worthy of another look.|
You see, in April, Mazda announced that it would end RX-8 sales in Europe after the 2010 model year, as the Renesis Rotary Engine would be unable to meet stricter Euro V emissions standards. Less than a month later we reported that Mazda is planning to drop the model in the U.S. following the 2011 model year for similar reasons, as CAFE standards continue to tighten.
В Reader response to both articles was divided sharply...