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Mazda éfini RX-7 Type RZ (FD) '95
Mazda éfini RX-7 Type RZ (FD) '95
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Mazda
Drivetrain FR
Engine Mazda 13B-REW, 1.3-liter twin-turbocharged 2-rotor Wankel engine
Max Power 244 BHP
Performance Points 433 PP
Weight 1,250 kilograms (2,800 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 5.12 kg (11.3 lb) per horsepower

The Mazda éfini RX-7 Type RZ (FD) '95 is a Road car produced by Mazda. It appears in Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6.

ColorsEdit

There is only one color available for this vehicle:

  • Brilliant Black

DescriptionEdit

Only a year and 4 months from the debut of the 3rd generation model, the Type III version already received a second minor change."

Arguably, one of the purest sports cars to come from Japan is the third-generation RX-7 (FD3S) that was introduced in 1991. Gone was the name "Savanna" that graced previous models, replaced by the moniker, Ẽfini RX-7. The FD3S was wider than the FC, and significantly lighter at 1,200 kg (2,600 lb), thanks to the aluminum used for the hood, double wishbone suspension, and spare tire jack.

New life was breathed into the 13B Wankel via the new twin sequential turbochargers. The rotary engine produced 251 BHP and 216.9 lb-ft of torque. With each passing year, the FD got better, with dramatic improvements in body rigidity and the ABS. Available only in the Japan market was the limited-edition Type RZ, followed by the Type R Bathurst R in 2001 that came equipped with self-leveling shocks.

The 13B got an upgrade in 1996 and produced 261 BHP. In 1998, after Mazda refined the engine's cooling system, the two-rotor Wankel was able to produce the maximum 276 BHP allowed for JDM cars at the time. This allowed the Type R to beast a power-to-weight ratio of 0.22 BHP/kg, which put it in the same league as the exotics. In August 2002, the Spirit R was introduced as an anniversary model as the last one in the series. After 25 years of delighting sports car fans around the world, the RX-7 was discontinued.

AcquisitionEdit

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Used Car Showroom (Early '90s) for around 1,380,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is only available in the NTSC-J version.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 39,600 Credits.

GT5Edit

This car is a Standard Car, and can occasionally be bought at the Used Car Dealership for around 30,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is a Level 3 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 39,600 Credits. It has a simple interior.

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