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2011 Mazda RX-8 - Specifications

 
4-Door Coupe Manual R3 Performance Specs
Engine
Engine Order Code NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 159 @ 5500
Fuel System MPFI
Engine Type Gas Rotary
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 232 @ 8500
Displacement 1.3L/80
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.82
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.79
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.18
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.78
Trans Order Code NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.26
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.60
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Trans Type 6
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.7 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Steering
Steering Type Pwr rack & pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.99
Tires
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Size P225/40R19
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P225/40R19
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
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Rotary engine

Mazda Rotary Ends Production, May Return As Hydrogen Range-Extender

The last rotary-powered car from Mazda rolled off its production line in Japan on Friday, a 2011 Mazda RX-8 Spirit R sold only in the Japanese domestic market. With no... read more June 27, 2012 by  0


 
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Mazda Extends RX-8 Production Due To Strong Demand In Japan

Mazda’s RX-8 will live on for a little while longer as the automaker extends production of its iconic sports car by another 1,000 units due to strong demand from... read more April 27, 2012 by  0


 
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Rotary engine

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