Mazda Furai Pictures Leaked

Mazda Furai Concept

What’s the Japanese word for wow?

Honestly, I wasn’t expecting this in the slightest. Sure, it’s not perfect, some of the detailing around the rear wheels is clunky and there seems to be an over usage of gills & frills and various marine lifeform, er, forms (which I note is a growing trend in Japanese cars in general, and their show cars in particular). But I’m a real big sucker for that Group C/Le Mans Prototype look anyway.

But overall, what a stunner, and it’s not just skin deep.

Mazda Furai Concept front

It seems that the car is built up on a Courage chassis that Mazda ran in the American Le Mans Series a few seasons back. But wait, it gets better. How about a three rotor Wankel punching out around 450 HP. Oh, and it runs on 100% ethanol.

No, it will probably never see the street or production (sadly), but if I was the guys from Polyphonic Digital, I’d get a version of this into Gran Turismo now.

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Tony Borroz grew up in a sportscar oriented family, but sadly, it was British cars. His knuckles still show the marks of slipped Whitworth sockets, strains to reach upper rear shock bushings on Triumphs, and slight burn marks from dealing with Lucas Electric “systems.” He has written for a variety of car magazines and websites, Automoblog chief among them. Tony has worked on popular driving games as a content expert, in addition to working for aerospace companies, software giants, and as a movie stuntman. He currently lives in a secure, undisclosed location in the American southwestern desert.

3 Comments on "Mazda Furai Pictures Leaked"

  1. Demonblade

    Very cool. This is the type of car Mazda should really make if they want to make a true name for themselves in the automobile world.

  2. xbox44

    i didnt know they made cars like that. It looks pretty good though that's an understatement for me anyway. mazda is my favorite car malfactioner

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