Sources: Honda, Car and Driver, Inside Line
quote: I'd like some Honda historian fanatic to come along and tell us why and how Honda lost their original pair. What happened? Who left? Or who came in and changed things? Or were they near or at the top too long and then rested on their laurels?
quote: I think it's funny how you'll attack me for being against increasing CAFE standards, but then make a post like this.
quote: Yeah I wonder what happened to Honda and all those sports cars...hmmm. Or even sports cars in general. Man it's such a mystery. I just can't figure it out!
quote: So with your logic Mazda must be ready to file for bankruptcy.
quote: "ZoomZoom" appears to have taken a serious hit as of late.
quote: Gone are the RX7 and RX8.
quote: Mustangs and Corvettes seem to be around. Camaros have returned.
quote: There are more engines out there in the 500+HP arena than there were at any other time.
quote: But citing the RX7 & 8
quote: WOW I can't use examples now?
quote: The reason Mazda is ditching its brilliant RX8 has little to nothin to do with CAFE standards
quote: Little to nothing to do with standards huh?
quote: The reason Mazda is ditching its brilliant RX8 has little to nothin to do with CAFE standards, and almost completely has to do with people just not buying them. That's been true with almost every other manufacturer that no longer offers sports cars.
quote: "Mazda Motor Corp. has canceled production of its RX-8 rotary engine sports car, citing falling sales and stringent global emissions standards ." Little to nothing to do with standards huh?