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Mazda RX-7 Turbo

(1989 model)

Brief specs of 1989 Mazda RX-7 Turbo

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder rotary (Wankel) engine, 2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in, 149.1 kW / 199.9 hp / 199.9 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 264.0 N·m / 194.7 lb·ft / 194.7 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1989
ModelRX-7 TurboIssued until
SerieRX-7Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4350 l / 153.62 cu ft / 153.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4336 mm / 170.7 in / 170.7 inTotal (curb) weight1285 kg / 2833 lb / 2833 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 frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

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) (Dual disk Wankel)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity1308.00 cm3/cylinder / 79.819 cu in/cylinder / 79.819 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio9.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power149.1 kW / 199.9 hp / 199.9 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque264.0 N·m / 194.7 lb·ft / 194.7 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)76.3 kW / 102.4 hp / 102.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output57.0 kW/l / 1.253 bhp/cu in / 1.253 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.9 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed238 km/h / 148 mph / 148 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.70 s / 6.70 s / 6.70 sPower-to-weight ratio155.6 kW/ton / 117.9 bhp/ton / 117.9 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel 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 frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55-R16Tyres rear205/55-R16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-7 Turbo

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