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Mazda RX-8 Renesis

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Mazda RX-8 Renesis

4-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) Dual disk W engineankel, 1308 cm3 / 79.8 cu in / 79.8 cu in, 142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 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, 223 km/h / 139 mph / 139 mph top speed, consumption 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)MazdaIssued from2006
ModelRX-8 RenesisIssued until
SerieRX-8Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerMazda Motor Corp.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)290 l / 10.24 cu ft / 10.24 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3480 l / 122.90 cu ft / 122.90 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)290 l / 10.24 cu ft / 10.24 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4440 mm / 174.8 in / 174.8 inTotal (curb) weight1420 kg / 3131 lb / 3131 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1350 mm / 53.1 in / 53.1 inLoad capacity400 kg / 882 lb / 882 lb
Wheelbase2710 mm / 106.7 in / 106.7 inGross (max.) weight1820 kg / 4012 lb / 4012 lb
Track frontTowing weight1200 kg / 2646 lb / 2646 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity61 l / 13.4 UK gal / 16.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.04 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.61 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.2 kW / 20.4 hp / 20.4 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders
Engine TypeDual disk W engineankel (Dual disk Wankel)Total number of valves
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore83.0 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke83.1 mm / 3.27 in / 3.27 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 95Bore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement1308 cm3 / 79.8 cu in / 79.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity449.62 cm3/cylinder / 27.437 cu in/cylinder / 27.437 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power142.0 kW / 190.4 hp / 190.4 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)56.8 kW / 76.2 hp / 76.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output108.6 kW/l / 2.386 bhp/cu in / 2.386 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque168.2 N·m/l / 1.47 lb·ft/cu in / 1.47 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) speed223 km/h / 139 mph / 139 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio135.9 kW/ton / 103.0 bhp/ton / 103.0 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)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions179 g/km / 288 g/mi / 288 g/mi
  Range575 km / 358 mi / 358 mi

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 front225/55R16WTyres rear225/55R16W
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Mazda RX-8 Renesis

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