The Mazda RX-7 is heralded as one of the greatest cars to come out of Japan thanks to its sweet looks, unique rotary engine, and fantastic driving attributes. Enthusiasts everywhere have been begging Mazda to make a new one, but alas, our pleas have so far gone unanswered.
This video, put together by , gives you a rundown of how the RX-7 came to be, walking us through the development of the original rotary-engined Mazda, the gorgeous Cosmo, all the way up through the end of the RX range.
The video even gives you a looks at all the motorsport success the RX-7 had in series ranging from IMSA to the World Rally Championship. The Miata may be the enthusiast Mazda you can still buy today, but the RX-7 was still a truly important car for the automaker.
Throw on some headphones and watch for yourself to get a little history lesson on Japan's greatest rotary masterpiece.