Launched in 2003, the Mazda RX-8 hit the global market with a serious bang. The RX-8 has won more than 50 global awards since its release including 2003 RJC Car of the Year in Japan Australia’s Wheels magazine’s Car of the Year for 2003, 2003 International Engine of the Year, 2004 Singapore Car of the Year, the 2004 U.S. Best Sports Car and UK Car of the Year 2004. It was also named on Car and Driver magazine’s Ten Best list for 2004, 2005, and 2006. All together, Mazda has sold nearly 167,000 RX-8s around the world.
Mazda will unveil the facelift RX-8 in just a few days at the Detroit Auto Show. Question is will it look like in this scanning images? The facelift RX-8 features new front fascia with adjusted grille, wider headlamps and the fog-lights have been placed higher while the LED rear lights have received a rounder look.
As we reported yesterday, Mazda will unveil at the 2008 Detroit Auto Show a heavily revised new RX-8 sports car. According to Auto Motor Und Sport, this faceift will be followed by a completely new generation sometimes in 2013.
Mazda Motor Corporation will showcase the world premieres of the Mazda Furai concept vehicle and the heavily revised new Mazda RX-8 sports car at the 2008 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), to be held in Detroit from Sunday, January 13 through Sunday, January 27, 2008. On the heels of its show-stopping debut at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show in October, the Mazda Taiki concept vehicle also will make its North American debut, the first time it has been shown outside Japan.
To celebrate a unique anniversary – it is 40 years since Mazda launched its ﬁrst rotary powered car, the Mazda Cosmo Sport back in 1967 – Mazda is releasing a strictly limited number of its latest rotary model, the Mazda RX -8 40th Anniversary Limited Edition. Just 400 examples of this very special four-seat coupé model will be available in the UK, priced at £24,595 (on-the-road), each identified by its own unique number.
The revolutionary Mazda RX-8 four-seater, four-door sports coupé is now available with 0% finance and a new optional Sport Pack priced at £350 – offering a customer saving of £1,400. Available for all models, the Sport Pack comprises Eibach lowered sports suspension, unique Bright Silver 10-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels, body-coloured aerodynamic side skirts, a satin-silver fuel filler cap and dramatic body-side RX-8 graphics.
To commemorate forty years of Mazda’s rotary engine vehicles sold globally, Mazda Motor Corporation has commenced sales of a limited edition model Mazda RX-8 throughout Japan. The RX-8 Rotary Engine 40th Anniversary edition is available from today at all Mazda and Mazda Anfini dealerships.