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Mazda RX-8

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Mazda RX-8

4-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) engine, 2616 cm3 / 159.6 cu in / 159.6 cu in, 141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp @ 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 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 from2004
ModelRX-8Issued until
SerieRX-8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4350 l / 153.62 cu ft / 153.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1392 kg / 3069 lb / 3069 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.82 m2 / 8.8 sq ft / 8.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.3 kW / 27.2 hp / 27.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine Type Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power141.0 kW / 189.1 hp / 189.1 hp at 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm / 7000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)56.4 kW / 75.6 hp / 75.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.9 kW/l / 1.184 bhp/cu in / 1.184 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque84.1 N·m/l / 0.74 lb·ft/cu in / 0.74 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 ratio138.1 kW/ton / 104.6 bhp/ton / 104.6 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 circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/55-R16Tyres rear225/55-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-8

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