2001 Mazda RX8 Production concept

At a Glance

Drive Types RWD
Transmissions A6-speed

The production model of the 1999 RX-Evolv Concept is a sleek 4-door GT with rear hinged 'suicide' doors. Styling cues are heavily RX-7 influenced. Mazda has installed a 1.3L, 2-rotor Wankel engine (250-bhp/153 lb.-ft.) for the RX-8. A 6-speed automanual transmission channels power to the rear wheels. Dynamic Stability Control is standard. 19-inch wheels with 225/50ZR19 and 245/45ZR19 (F/R) tires are included. The RX-7 remains in production in Japan.

Model/Trim/Package Engine Original MSRP
RX-8 Prototype (250-bhp) A6-speed RWD TBD