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2002 Mazda RX-8 Specs

General Specifications

Price:$27 000 USD

Engine Specifications

Engine Specifications:RENESIS Twin Rotary
Position:Mid-Front
Aspiration:Natural
Fuel feed:Electronic Sequential Injection
Displacement:1308 cc / 79.8 cu in
Compression:10.0:1
Power:177.5 kw / 238 bhp @ 8500 rpm
Specific output:181.96 bhp per litre
Bhp/Weight:173.22 bhp per tonne
Torque:215.58 nm / 159 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
Redline:9000

Chassis & body

Body/Frame:Unit Steel w/Aluminum Hood & Doors
Driven wheels:RWD
Front tires:225/45ZR18
Rear tires:225/45ZR18
Front brakes:Vented Discs w/ABS & DSC
Front brake size:323 mm / 12.7 in
Rear brakes:Vented Discs w/ABS & DSC
Rear brake size:302 mm / 11.9 in
Front wheels:F 45.7 x 20.3 cm / 18.0 x 8.0 in
Rear wheels:R 45.7 x 20.3 cm / 18.0 x 8.0 in
Steering:Rack & Pinion w/Power Assist
Front suspension:Long-Arm Double Wishbones, Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti-Roll Bar
Rear suspension:Multi-Link w/Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti-Roll Bar

Drivetrain

Transmission:6-Speed Manual
Gear ratios:3.76:1, 2.27:1, 1.65:1, 1.19:1, 1.00:1, 0.84:1
Final drive:4.44:1

Car dimensions

Weight:1374 kg / 3029 lbs
Wheelbase:2703 mm / 106.4 in
Front track:1496 mm / 58.9 in
Rear track:1506 mm / 59.3 in
Length:4427 mm / 174.3 in
Width:1770 mm / 69.7 in
Height:1341 mm / 52.8 in

Speed performance

Car top speed:231.7 kph / 144 mph
0 - 60 mph:6.4 seconds
0 - 100 mph:17.0 seconds
0 - 1/4 mile:15.0 seconds

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    Engine: 10A Twin Rotary
    Power: 95.5 kw / 128.1 bhp @ 7000 rpm
    Torque: 142 nm / 104.7 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm

  • 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata

    Engine: Inline-4
    Power: 126.8 kw / 170 bhp @ 6700 rpm
    Torque: 189.81 nm / 140 ft lbs @ 5000 rpm

  • 1989 Mazda RX-7 GTUs

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    Power: 119.3 kw / 160.0 bhp @ 7000 rpm
    Torque: 189.8 nm / 140.0 ft lbs @ 4000 rpm

  • 2007 Mazda Taiki Concept

    Engine: Next Generation RENESIS
    Power: N/A
    Torque: N/A

  • 1991 Mazda 787B

    Engine: R 26B Quad-Rotary
    Power: 522.0 kw / 700.0 bhp @ 9000 rpm
    Torque: 840.61 nm / 620.0 ft lbs @ 6500 rpm

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