Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Funky Little Machine Is Great Fun

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Funky Little Machine Is Great Fun

Article excerpt

THIS week Britto was showing his feminine side as this fine vehicle was owned by a female.

I also noticed another two ladies driving the same type of vehicle, however I am sure any red-blooded male would love to get behind the steering wheel of this funky sporty machine.

I am talking about an '05 Mazda RX-8 finished in metallic phantom blue.

For those readers that are not aware this vehicle has an unusual powerplant, in that it is not a normal engine, rather a rotary Wankel engine invented by Fleix Wankel a German inventor in the 1920s.

This engine concept was successful for Mazda with the RX7s, now with the RX8 the evolution continues. Normally I don't drive many sports cars although when I do I can't stop driving them and this was the same with this funky RX-8, what a hoot, I loved it.

I must make special mention of the colour, phantom blue metallic it was the nicest colour I have seen on a car. As my late mother used to say, blue is your colour, I guess she was right. …

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