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Mazda Roadster S

(2003 model)

Brief specs of 2003 Mazda Roadster S

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1840 cm3 / 112.3 cu in / 112.3 cu in, 117.1 kW / 157.0 hp / 157.0 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2003
ModelRoadster SIssued until
SerieRoadsterNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3480 l / 122.90 cu ft / 122.90 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3955 mm / 155.7 in / 155.7 inTotal (curb) weight1060 kg / 2337 lb / 2337 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1235 mm / 48.6 in / 48.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2265 mm / 89.2 in / 89.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity48 l / 10.6 UK gal / 12.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.76 m2 / 19.0 sq ft / 19.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeBP-VE RSTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.98
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement1840 cm3 / 112.3 cu in / 112.3 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity460.00 cm3/cylinder / 28.071 cu in/cylinder / 28.071 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power117.1 kW / 157.0 hp / 157.0 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque170.0 N·m / 125.4 lb·ft / 125.4 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)46.8 kW / 62.8 hp / 62.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output63.6 kW/l / 1.399 bhp/cu in / 1.399 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque92.4 N·m/l / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in / 0.81 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.84
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.91

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio148.1 kW/ton / 112.2 bhp/ton / 112.2 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
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs
Wheels front6JJ x 14Wheels rear6JJ x 14
Tyres front185/60 R 14 82HTyres rear185/60 R 14 82H
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda Roadster S

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