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Mazda RX-7

(1992 model)

Brief specs of 1992 Mazda RX-7

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder rotary (Wankel) engine, 2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in, 176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 251 km/h / 156 mph / 156 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1992
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
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4295 mm / 169.1 in / 169.1 inTotal (curb) weight1310 kg / 2888 lb / 2888 lb
Width1750 mm / 68.9 in / 68.9 inDry weight
Height1230 mm / 48.4 in / 48.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2425 mm / 95.5 in / 95.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inWeight distribution (front)48.0 % / 48.0 % / 48.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity77 l / 17.0 UK gal / 20.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.31Frontal area (A)1.83 m2 / 19.7 sq ft / 19.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.57 m2 / 6.1 sq ft / 6.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.1 kW / 18.9 hp / 18.9 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 supplyEFiEngine 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 power176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)94.4 kW / 126.6 hp / 126.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output67.3 kW/l / 1.479 bhp/cu in / 1.479 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque112.4 N·m/l / 0.98 lb·ft/cu in / 0.98 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.7
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.1

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)4.40 s / 4.40 s / 4.40 sTop (maximal) speed251 km/h / 156 mph / 156 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio180.2 kW/ton / 136.5 bhp/ton / 136.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.90 s / 5.90 s / 5.90 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)15.30 s / 15.30 s / 15.30 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.9Turning circle10.2 m / 33.5 ft / 33.5 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front8J x 15Wheels rear8J x 15
Tyres front225/50 ZR 15Tyres rear225/50 ZR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-7

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