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Mazda RX-8 Hydrogen

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Mazda RX-8 Hydrogen

4-door 4-seater coupé, Dual disk W engineankel, 1308 cm3 / 79.8 cu in / 79.8 cu in, 80.0 kW / 107.3 hp / 107.3 hp @ 8200 rpm / 8200 rpm / 8200 rpm, 140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2008
ModelRX-8 HydrogenIssued until
SerieRX-8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)2662 l / 94.01 cu ft / 94.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight
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)Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine TypeDual disk W engineankel (Dual disk Wankel)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder
Engine constructionBore
FuelStroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1308 cm3 / 79.8 cu in / 79.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power80.0 kW / 107.3 hp / 107.3 hp at 8200 rpm / 8200 rpm / 8200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque140.0 N·m / 103.3 lb·ft / 103.3 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)32.0 kW / 42.9 hp / 42.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output61.2 kW/l / 1.344 bhp/cu in / 1.344 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque107.0 N·m/l / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in / 0.94 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed170 km/h / 106 mph / 106 mph
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
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-ZR18Tyres rear225/45-ZR18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-8 Hydrogen

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