A new report coming from UK says Mazda still hasn't given up on the idea of developing a new RX model.

A new report coming from UK says Mazda still hasn't given up on the idea of developing a new RX model.

It was less than three weeks ago when Mazda CEO Masamichi Kogai announced the company isn't working on a new RX model but now a report from Autocar says the idea of an RX-8 successor hasn't been dropped entirely. Kogai specified that Mazda does want to build a new RX model if they can find a viable business plan.

The company's managing executive officer Masahiro Moro did say the all-new MX-5 uses a platform which could be adapted for a larger model that would embody the array of SkyActiv technologies. Interestingly, he went on to specify "rotary engines are our heartland and we are determined to continue to develop that technology."

In related news, Mazda insiders are ruling out the idea of a Mazda2 MPS, but there could be a hot version of the recently introduced CX-3 according to the model's product manager Michio Tomiyma.

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