For Matt, Brent and any other car guys:
The picture above is of the new "16x" rotary. It displaces 1.6 liters rather than the 1.3 in the rx-8. Power and torque are up by 20%, while fuel and oil consumption are down. The engine uses direct injection.
Mazda has rededicated itself to producing great rotary powered street and race cars. See links below: