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2007 Mazda RX-8

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#1 SRW_Ojan



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Posted 17 April 2013 - 07:59 PM







Top Speed: 146 MPH
0-60: 6.4 Seconds
Horsepower: 228 @ 7500 RPM
Torque: 160 @ 5500 RPM
Transmission: 6 Speed Manual
Drivetrain: RWD

Heir to the super-successful RX-7, the Mazda RX-8 was first produced in 2003 -- although its roots can be traced back to the 1995 RX-01 concept car, which was powered by an early ancestor of its 13B-MSP rotary engine. Part of the first RX-8 generation, the 2007 model quickly set about bettering its celebrated forebear's near-perfect handling, partly thanks to its new, ultra-compact powerplant, which could fit rearwards of its front axle. It couldn't match the RX-7 for raw power -- or, indeed, success on the track, despite two victories at Daytona in 2008 and 2010 -- but its increased fuel efficiency and lower emissions allowed it access to the lucrative North American market, something that had been denied to the final two series of its 13B-REW-powered predecessor. On top of its bijou qualities, the 1.3-liter RENESIS 13B-MSP was super-light, which further aided handling as well as giving the 228 horses unleashed by this "High Power" model less to drag behind them. This resulted in a still-respectable acceleration of 0-60 mph in 6.4 seconds and a top speed of 146 mph.

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#2 aporcalipse



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Posted 08 August 2013 - 02:04 PM

just want to point out the ingame specs says its a 16 valves DOCH inlive V4 engine... thats completly wrong :D 


still great fun car... love the sound of it... so much RPM :D


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#3 Rootsquash



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Posted 28 August 2013 - 06:50 PM

The Mazda RX-8 received an update in August 2013:


  • New suspension design
  • New tire model
  • New physics of the differential
  • New engine, updated to the specification from year 2008
  • Improved overall setup
  • New damage model
  • Launch control

including these fixes:


  • Gear ratio Issue, reported by j_smith
  • Informations on the dashboard
  • Fuel consumption
  • Rev limiter
  • Ride height


Source: http://community.sim...da-rx-8-update/

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