What cars have used a rotary engine?

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Mazda rx7

Cars that have used a rotary engines 10A, 12A, 13B, 20B: mazda...Cosmos, R100, RX2, RX3, RX4, RX5, RX7,& R8

Rotary engines where first designed by Mercedes and then sold to mazda and build in Heroshima, they where also used by NASA in a single rotor format.

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