Car quick pick



My car fleet

No cars selected
Mazda logo

Mazda RX-8 (Japanese spec)

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Mazda RX-8 (Japanese spec)

4-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder rotary (Wankel) engine, 2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in, 183.4 kW / 245.9 hp / 245.9 hp @ 8500 rpm / 8500 rpm / 8500 rpm, 216.0 N·m / 159.3 lb·ft / 159.3 lb·ft @ 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2001
ModelRX-8 (Japanese spec)Issued until
SerieRX-8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4325 mm / 170.3 in / 170.3 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1330 mm / 52.4 in / 52.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)50.0 % / 50.0 % / 50.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.7 sq ft / 21.7 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 supplyEngine 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 power183.4 kW / 245.9 hp / 245.9 hp at 8500 rpm / 8500 rpm / 8500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque216.0 N·m / 159.3 lb·ft / 159.3 lb·ft at 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm / 7500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)73.4 kW / 98.4 hp / 98.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output70.1 kW/l / 1.541 bhp/cu in / 1.541 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque82.6 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
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 ratio
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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbonesSuspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/50 ZR 19Tyres rear245/45 ZR 19
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front356 mm / 14.0 in / 14.0 inBrake diameter rear361 mm / 14.2 in / 14.2 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-8 (Japanese spec)

Infobox

10 Great Tips How To Save On Car Insurance

Here’s something to stop and consider: When’s the last time you devoted mental energy to the particulars of your auto insurance policy? Did you basically set it and forget it?

It’s incredibly easy to let that happen — and if it has happened in your case, it might be high time to refresh your memory on just where your policy stands. You may be able to take a bite out of your insurance bill with a minimal amount of effort.

These quick tips can help you see whether you can save a little – or a lot.

    (...)

    Read more...

 
TOPlist