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Mazda RX-7 R

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Mazda RX-7 R

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder rotary (Wankel) engine, 2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in, 208.8 kW / 280.0 hp / 280.0 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 314.0 N·m / 231.6 lb·ft / 231.6 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from1998
ModelRX-7 RIssued 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

Length4285 mm / 168.7 in / 168.7 inTotal (curb) weight1260 kg / 2778 lb / 2778 lb
Width1760 mm / 69.3 in / 69.3 inDry weight
Height1230 mm / 48.4 in / 48.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2425 mm / 95.5 in / 95.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity76 l / 16.7 UK gal / 20.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.77  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.8 sq ft / 19.8 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

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 ratio
SumpMax. output power208.8 kW / 280.0 hp / 280.0 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque314.0 N·m / 231.6 lb·ft / 231.6 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)83.5 kW / 112.0 hp / 112.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output79.8 kW/l / 1.754 bhp/cu in / 1.754 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque120.0 N·m/l / 1.05 lb·ft/cu in / 1.05 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) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio222.2 kW/ton / 168.4 bhp/ton / 168.4 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 alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.2 m / 33.5 ft / 33.5 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-7 R

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