Mazda 787B "The Legend" 4 rotor Le Mans car

why Legend? 1.The first (and only) Japanese manufacturer race car to win in Le Mans 24 hours endurance race in 1991. 2.the first (and only) overall victory for a car powered by a Wankel rotary engine. 3.After 1991, this car has been banned from entering Le Mans 24 hours race because FIA(Federation Internationalr de l'Automobile) outlawed the use of Wankel-type rotary engines in the racing series due to "unfair weight advantages" more info visit: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mazda_787B

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Mazda 787B - Le Mans (wonderful sound) (HD)
Onboard lap with Johnny Herbert on Le Mans Circuit for the 20th anniversary of mazda 787b's victory at 24h of Le Mans. driver: Johnny Herbert circuit: Le Mans -June 2011-





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rotary engine, 6,000 rpm





MAZDA 787B SCREAMING DOWN THE TRACK !!! Is this worlds best souding car ever?
Ultimate Car Compilation (UCC) ! Now the Epic Mazda 787B and 767B. The most brutal sounding rotary engine race car. Have fun watching ! Feel free to send me a e-mail for a new compilation idea ! Specifications: Chassis/Body Body construction: Kevlar/carbonfibre composite Wheels: 18 in x 12 in front/18 in x 14.75 in rear Volk Racing Magnesium Alloy (17 in x 12 in front/17 in x 14.75 in rear) Brakes: Carbon Industries outboard ventilated 14-inch (360 mm) carbon discs and calipers (Brembo steel) Lighting: 2 Cibie headlights on each side Weight: c. 850 kg Engine Spark plugs: 3 per rotor Rotors: 4 Fuel system: Nippon Denso electronic fuel injection Battery: Pulsar Maximum Power: 700 hp (520 kW)/9000 rpm Maximum Torque: 448 ft·lbf (607 N·m)/6500 rpm Instrumentation and Telemetry System by Pi Research





Mazda 787B onboard lap with Johnny Herbert at Le Mans 2011
On Saturday, as a warm-up to the race, Johnny Herbert (UK) returned for the first time to the wheel of his winning car for two laps of pure emotion.




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