Six years after its official launch, the Mazda RX-8 is about to receive its first major facelift. With improved aerodynamics, new tail lights and a modernized interior, the new RX-8 will make its world debut in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

For the interior, the new RX8 receives better quality materials, a modified instrument display, the new three-spoke leather sport steering wheel with red decorative stitching, the standard Recaro sport seats (front) with black cloth leather references, a Bluetooth handsfree for mobile phones, Bose audio system with nine speakers. Safety features will include like ABS, dynamic stability and traction control.

The new RX8 will remain a mid-engine design model with rear wheel drive system, but will drop the 192 hp system. The 0 to 60 mph sprint will be made in 6,4 seconds and top speed will go up to 234 km/h.


Source: Auto Motor Und Sport

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