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Mazda RX-8 (JP)

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mazda RX-8 (JP)

4-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 2-cylinder rotary (Wankel)C engine, Rot, 2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in, 216.0 N·m / 159.3 lb·ft / 159.3 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2008
ModelRX-8 (JP)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

Length4470 mm / 176.0 in / 176.0 inTotal (curb) weight1340 kg / 2954 lb / 2954 lb
Width1770 mm / 69.7 in / 69.7 inDry weight
Height1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2700 mm / 106.3 in / 106.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance125 mm / 4.9 in / 4.9 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.66  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.02 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 Code13B-MSPTotal number of cylinders2
Engine Typerotary (Wankel)C Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerMazdaValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplySFiEngine 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 DesignRotCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power at
AspirationnaturalMax. torque216.0 N·m / 159.3 lb·ft / 159.3 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)
CoolantwaterSpecific output
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque82.6 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.81
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.44

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio158.2 kW/ton / 119.9 bhp/ton / 119.9 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 emissions232 g/km / 374 g/mi / 374 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
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-8 (JP)

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