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Mazda RX-7

(1986 model)

Brief specs of 1986 Mazda RX-7

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder rotary (Wankel) engine, 2354 cm3 / 143.6 cu in / 143.6 cu in, 110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 183.0 N·m / 135.0 lb·ft / 135.0 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1986
ModelRX-7Issued until
SerieRX-7Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1223 kg / 2696 lb / 2696 lb
Width1689 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1265 mm / 49.8 in / 49.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2428 mm / 95.6 in / 95.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1438 mm / 56.6 in / 56.6 inWeight distribution (front)49.7 % / 49.7 % / 49.7 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.82 m2 / 19.5 sq ft / 19.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.54 m2 / 5.9 sq ft / 5.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)13.5 kW / 18.2 hp / 18.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders2
Engine Typerotary (Wankel) Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyBo L-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement2354 cm3 / 143.6 cu in / 143.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity1177.00 cm3/cylinder / 71.825 cu in/cylinder / 71.825 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque183.0 N·m / 135.0 lb·ft / 135.0 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)58.3 kW / 78.2 hp / 78.2 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output46.9 kW/l / 1.031 bhp/cu in / 1.031 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque77.7 N·m/l / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in / 0.68 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.76
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.3

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.40 s / 6.40 s / 6.40 sTop (maximal) speed209 km/h / 130 mph / 130 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.60 s / 8.60 s / 8.60 sPower-to-weight ratio121.0 kW/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton / 91.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.15 s / 9.15 s / 9.15 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)23.20 s / 23.20 s / 23.20 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Multi-link, Semi-trailing arm, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-7

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