The Mazda 787B will be shown at the 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans

The Mazda 787B will be shown at the 2023 24 Hours of Le Mans

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the Mazda 787B, winner of the 1991 24 Hours of Le Mans, will be on display during the 100th Anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans (June 7-11).

The Mazda 787B, powered by a four-rotor engine, became the first Japanese car to win the La Sarthe classic in 1991. On June 9 and 10, the car will be driven by Yojiro Terada, who holds the record for 29 Le Mans appearances. . It will complete a complete circuit before the start of the race in the same Toyota company. The Mazda 787B will also be on display at the Le Mans Classic from June 30 to July 2.

During the Le Mans 100th Racing Week, there will also be an exhibition themed “Endless Discovery of Japan”, a collaboration between JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization), Toyota and Mazda. In addition to promoting Japanese tourism to Le Mans 24 Hours viewers, the Land of the Rising Sun’s carbon-neutral initiatives will be on display, and Mazda will display the latest equipped MX-30 e-Skyactiv R-EV (European spec). rotary engine technology that works as an electric generator.

Mazda aims to be carbon neutral by 2050.

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