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Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R as last Mazda RX-8 edition

Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) will launch the Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT- a special edition of RX-8 and this will be started to sell in Japan on 24 November 2011. This will be a special edition for the Mazda RX-8 since the can will be end of production on Jun 2012 and only 1000 units SPIRIT R will be sold.

Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R is based on the RX-8 Type RS (manual 6 speeds) and Type E (auto 6 speeds with electric control). Although production of Mazda RX-8 will end but Mazda will still produce rotary engine in the near future. Continue reading for the Mazda RX-8's specification.

Main features of the limited Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R series

Base models

RX-8 Type RS (with six-speed manual transmission) and RX-8 Type E (with six-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission)

Special equipment

For both manual and automatic transmission models

* Exclusive SPIRIT R badge
* Front headlights, front fog lights and rear combination lights (with black bezels)
* Front and rear brake calipers (red)
* Transmission tunnel trim (piano-black)
* Curtain and front side SRS airbag system

Exclusive to the manual transmission model

* Specially-made SPIRIT R bucket seats from RECARO
* 225/40R19 89W tires and 19-inch alloy wheels (bronze)

Exclusive to the automatic transmission model

* Leather seats (black with red stitching)
* Leather-wrapped steering wheel (black with red stitching)
* Parking brake lever (with red stitching)
* Center console box front seat armrest and rear console box lid covered with synthetic leather (with red stitching)
* Sports suspension, larger brakes
* 225/45R18 91W tires and 18-inch alloy wheels (gun metallic)

Exterior body colors

* Aluminum Metallic
* Sparkling Black Mica
* Crystal White Pearl Mica

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