Mazda Rotary Power Hits Hollywood - Forms Cars Into Superheroes

Mazda RX-8
Tinsel Town Welcomes RX-8 in X-Men Movie Sequel

When X2, the eagerly anticipated sequel to the box-office smash X-Men, hits movie theaters this spring, audiences will catch their first glimpse of the Mazda RX-8 X-MEN Car.

In true superhero fashion, the aggressively styled Mazda RX-8 X-MEN Car, based on the production model 2004 Mazda RX-8, possesses its own unique super power-in this case, the new generation rotary engine RENESIS. In addition, its dominant presence is accentuated by an impenetrable Mutant Blue exterior which includes an X-shaped grille, a fierce rear spoiler and an enlarged trademark "X" on the vehicle's nameplate.

On the inside, the Mazda RX-8 X-MEN Car is trimmed in imposing silver and black shades, including the door trim, seats and steering wheel. A communication device is prominently displayed on the upper center console.

X2 director Brian Singer worked closely with Mazda on the RX-8 X-MEN Car in a unique collaboration to bring the Mazda RX-8, the company's brand icon, to the big screen with a starring role in the film. Singer revised the movie's original script to accommodate the vehicle.

Mazda RX-8, developed with the concept of " four-door sports car with space for four adults", is powered by the new generation rotary engine RENESIS. The car embodies the following values:

Twentieth Century Fox's X2, directed by Bryan Singer (X-Men, Apt Pupil, The Usual Suspects), features an all-star cast, including Halle Berry, Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Rebecca Romijn-Stamos. With futuristic gadgetry and the latest in movie special effects, along with big-budget sets, amazing costumes, a cast of Hollywood notables, X2 is bound for box-office success.

Published : 17/01/03 Author : Melanie Carter

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