Rotary engines

Could The Rotary Engine Live Again?

Could The Rotary Engine Live Again?

With the slow but eventual death of Mazda’s RX-8 in 2012, the Wankel rotary engine fell out of use in road-going production cars. Despite its incredibly simple design — with just three moving parts — it had developed a reputation for being unreliable, oil-burning and fuel-hungry. But a new report…