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Mazda RX-8 Type RS (JP)


type 2+2 FHC
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke
Cylinders RC-2
Displace 2.6 litre 2616 cc (159.638 cu in)
Engine type Rot
Engine construction
Compression ratio 10.00:1
Fuel system SFi
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions 247.0 g/km
Power to weight ratio 171.85 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
Specific torque 82.57 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Code 13B-MSP
Main bearings
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio
Unitary capacity 1308 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2700 mm
wheelbase 106.3 in
Length (milimeters) 4470 mm
Length (inches) 176 in
Width (milimeters) 1770 mm
Width (inches) 69.7 in
Height (milimeters) 1340 mm
Height (inches) 52.8 in
L:W ratio 1.66
Ground clearance (milimeters) 125 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 4.9 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1350 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2976 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres) 65 litres
Fuel capacity (UK Ga) 14.3 UK Ga
Fuel capacity (US Gal) 17.2 US Gal


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Front
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Brakes F/R
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 6M
Top gear ratio 0.79
Final drive ratio 4.78

General information

RAC rating
Number made
Model code ABA-SE3P
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 2008 Mazda RX-8 Type RS (JP) PDF Manual
RX-8 Type RS (JP) picture
Designer unknown
Year 2008

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