The Cosmo Sport 110S L1OA coupe was introduced in 1967 with a rotary engine installed by the Toyo Kogyo Company of Japan (later Mazda Motor Corporation). Felix Wankel designed a twin-rotor engine powering the car. There were only 343 units of the Cosmo Sport built.
- History of the Mazda rotary engine – picture special | Autocar
In May 1967, Mazda launched the world’s first dual-rotor rotary-engined car – the Cosmo Sport.Oct 19, 2013
- 50 Years of Mazda Rotary Engines: Driving a ’67 Cosmo Sport …
May 29, 2017 – To celebrate the first iconic rotary engine, Mazda was kind enough to open … engine that uses spinning rotors instead of pistons to power a car.
- Drive: 1967 Mazda Cosmo/110 – MotorTrend
Aug 10, 2006 – Combination car nuts/Monty Python fanatics can’t hear the words “Wankel rotary engine” without imagining John Cleese’s pompous English …
- NSU Ro 80 – Wikipedia
The NSU Ro 80 is a four-door, front-engine sedan manufactured and marketed by the West German firm NSU from 1967 … The car featured an automatic clutch which was commonly described as a three-speed … The fact that the rotary engine design had inherently poor fuel economy (typically 13-16 l/100 km) and a poor …
- 50 YEARS OF ROTARY REVOLUTION | We are Mazda
Mazda’s rotary engine debuted in the Cosmo Sport in 1967, rewriting automotive history … Enter the rotary engine: a distinct reason to buy a Mazda — a car that …