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How many cylinders does a Mazda RX8 have?



A. 2
B. 4
C. 6

This question is part of How well do you know your cars?
Asked by Jjpjjp, Last updated: Mar 31, 2020

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H. callum

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H. callum, Content Writer, BA, Birmingham, Albama

Answered Feb 07, 2019

None of the answers to this question are correct, as this is somewhat of a trick question. The Mazda RX-8 is a rotary engine, and it has no cylinders. The Mazda RX-8 has a single TWO-rotor engine. Cylinders are only for piston engines. The RX-8 is a 1.3 liter rotary, no I4 or V6, just rotary. The Wankel engine is a type of internal combustion engine using an eccentric rotary design to convert pressure into rotating motion.

All parts rotate consistently in one direction, as opposed to the common reciprocating piston engine, which has pistons changing direction. In contrast to the more common reciprocating piston designs, the Wankel engine delivers advantages of simplicity, smoothness, compactness, high revolutions per minute, and a high power-to-weight ratio.

 

John Adney

John Adney

Answered Jul 28, 2017

Is this some sort of trick question. They dont have cylinders they have doritos.

 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Mar 31, 2017

2

The Mazda has a Wankel Rotary engine
 

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