7386-ROTARY ROADSTER: 400 HP Turbo Mazda RX7-Powered Home-Built Lotus 7 Replica | EP4


What does 1,350 pounds feel like flying down a steep, winding road with 400 horsepower from a turbo RX7 Mazda rotary engine? Curious how a rotary engine works or do you just love a rotary engine sound? Discover the feeling when subscriber Jim Cuba invites Nicole Johnson to drive his home-built Lotus 7 / Caterham 7 replica roadster and Jim shows us how the rotors work inside the engine.

As a Texas native and automobile enthusiast, Jim now resides in Southern California and shares his love of all things cars on his new and developing YouTube channel Mr. Cuba's Car Culture.