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Mazda RX-7

The Mazda is an excellent drift car because of its wheel drive limited differential configuration, near 50-50 weight distribution, weight, powerful twin 13B-REW rotary engine, low of gravity, and sport tune

Youichi Imamura drove the sponsored Mazda RX-7 to a championship win during the 2003 D1 Prix Season. Although all generations of the Mazda RX-7 can the FD or third generation is the most RX-7 for drifting. Within the FD there are three series of

Series 6 (1992 – 1995) is the only group of the RX-7 FDs in North America. In Japan, sold the 6 Series RX-7 its Efini brand name as the RX-7. Series 6 came 230hp and 200ft-lbs.

Series 7 – 1998) All 7 series RX-7s are In Japan, Mazda decided to the 7 Series RX-7 under the brand name instead of The Series 7 was sold in Japan, New Zealand and the UK.

Updates include a vacuum routing manifold and a ECU that increased boost and the rotary engine an extra 10

Series 8 (January 1999 – 2002) The 8 series RX-7 was the RX-7 built by Mazda and was available in Japan. More turbochargers and a revised engine bay for improved intercooler and radiator The seats, steering wheel, and rear lights were all and an adjustable rear wing was

The Series 8 RX-7 had 3 variants. RS” came equipped with suspension, 17#8243; wheels, and a vehicle weight to 1280 kg lbs). Power was officially as 250 ps (276 hp, 208 kW) to satisfy Japanese limits although, realistic is closer to 220 or 230 kW (290–308 hp).

The “Type RZ” variant included all the of the Type RS, but boasted an even vehicle weight of 1270 kg lbs). It also featured gun-metal BBS wheels and a custom red themed interior. Further included a new 16-bit ECU and ABS system

The most collectible RX-7s are the 1,500 built. Dubbed the R#8221;, these RX-7s all the additional features Mazda had on previous limited-run specials. All Spirit RX-7s sold days of being announced and still command amazing in the Japanese used car market.

In Japan, the RX-7 has been a choice for racing teams. In the RE Amemiya Racing AsparaDrink FD3S won the Super GT300 championship.

The RX-7 has appeared in the anime series, Initial D. by both Takahashi brothers Keisuke and Ryosuke, Keisuke a yellow twin-turbo FD3S and driving a white FC3S. Kyoko, the girl that Keisuke, drives a black turbo RX-7 FD3S.

The FD has also been featured in film in the Fast and the Furious In the latest Fast and Furious Drift. a highly modified RX-7 was featured as one of the stars. built three duplicate for the film while the Tokyo shop built three clones — including one destined for using a Mazda RX-7 appeared in both previous and Furious films as its base.

The RX-7 was Motor Trend#8217;s Car of the Year in 1986 and 1993. Playboy magazine first the FD RX-7 in 1993, they it in the same issue as the Dodge and declared the RX-7 to be the better of the two

A popular modification to the RX-7 FD is a 20B engine swap. The main between the 13G and 20B is that the 13G uses a peripheral intake port and the 20B side intake ports. that, the 20B is a 2.0L 3-rotor only used in the 1990-1995 (Mazda) Cosmo. The 20B 3-rotor can produce up to 550 horsepower and a top speed 200 mph with aftermarket performance

Still, RX-7 enthusiasts that the 13B engine can achieve the level of performance as the 20B, but the is in reliability since the 20B engine can the higher horsepower more

Posted on August 23rd, by Tom

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