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MAZDA RX-8 Series/Models Timeline, Specifications and Pictures

Generations: 2
First production year: 2003
Engines: Gasoline
Body style: Coupé (two-door)
 

2008 - 2012

A great combination between sportiness and practicality, the Mazda RX-8 came with seating for four, good fuel consumption and a great powerful engine. The most interesting aspects of the RX-8 were the rear-hinghed doors and the rotary engine. Mazda was already known for the rotary engine mounted on their models since the late 70’s. Amazingly, the 1.3-liter rotary engine was able to put ...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  MAZDA RX-8 1.3L 4AT (212 HP)

  MAZDA RX-8 1.3L 6MT (232 HP)

2003 - 2008

Although designed in 2003, the Mazda’s RX-8 look still looker fresh many years after its launch. What made the RX-8 so special was its high-revving 1.3-liter rotary engine that proved 231 hp. The powerplant was mated with a 6-speed manual gearbox. The RX-8 was not a regular coupe and neither a sedan. It had 4-doors and nicely hidden rear-hinged doors. The exterior design of the RX-8 wa...

full description and technical specifications
gasoline engines:

  MAZDA RX-8 1.3 Rotary 5MT (192 HP)

  MAZDA RX-8 1.3 Rotary 6MT (231 HP)