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Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD) '02
Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD) '02
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4 Prologue
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Gran Turismo Sport (Update)Update Icon
Type in GT5 Standard, Premium
Interior in GT6 Detailed
Manufacturer Mazda
Displacement 1308 cc (654 cc x 2)
Drivetrain FR
Aspiration Turbo
Engine 13B-REW
Max Power 292 HP
Performance Points 466 PP
Max Torque 32.00 kgf.m
Length 4285 mm
Width 1760 mm
Height 1230 mm
Weight 1,270 kilograms (2,800 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 4.54 kg (10.0 lb) per horsepower

The Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD) '02 is a 3rd Generation RX-7 produced by Mazda. It appears in almost all games since Gran Turismo Concept[1], this includes Gran Turismo Sport, where it was added as part of Update 1.10, released on December 22, 2017. It is the latest and most advanced model of FD-series RX-7 featured in Gran Turismo.

ColorsEdit

The player can pick five colors when they buy this car.

  • Pure White
  • Titanium Gray Metallic
  • Brilliant Black
  • Vintage Red
  • Innocent Blue Mica

DescriptionEdit

"The last commemorative model of the RX-7 that ended its 25-year history."

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

GT ConceptEdit

This car is available to the player in Arcade Mode from the beginning.

GT4 PrologueEdit

The player can unlock this car by completing the coffee break #3 in the Driving School area.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Mazda New Cars Dealership for 39,980 Credits.

GT5 PrologueEdit

This car can be purchased at the Mazda dealership for 40,000 Credits.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 40,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Premium car, the Mazda RX-7 Spirit R Type A (FD) '02 can be purchased from the Dealerships for 40,000 Credits. It is a Level 7 car. A Standard version of this car can be imported from Gran Turismo PSP, but its use is limited to Arcade Mode only.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 40,000 Credits. It is a detailed car.

GT SportEdit

This car can be purchased in the Mazda section of Brand Central for 40,000 Credits.

TriviaEdit

  • In GT Sport, when the car reaches its redline, a beeping sound will initiate. The same also occurs with the Mazda RX-7 GT-X (FC) '90. This is likely due to the high redlines of rotary engines, and to prevent over-revving the engine, furthermore as it would have the tendency to consume more fuel than piston-engined cars despite their small displacement.

PicturesEdit

GT Sport LiveriesEdit

  • GT Sport Cup Livery #1
  • GT Sport Cup Livery #2
  • GT Sport Bullet Express Livery

NotesEdit

  1. Only barring Gran Turismo HD Concept
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