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Mazda RX-7 Type RZ (FD, J) '95
Mazda RX-7 Type RZ (FD, J) '95
Appears in Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Mazda
Displacement 1308 cc (654 cc x 2)
Drivetrain FR[3]
Aspiration Turbo
Engine 13B-REW
Max Power 244 BHP
Weight 1,250 kilograms (2,800 lb)

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

In-game 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 1200 kg, 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 HP and 216.9 ft-lb 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 HP. In 1998, after Mazda refined the engine's cooling system, the two-rotor Wankel was able to produce the maximum 276 HP allowed for JDM cars at the time. This allowed the Type R to beast a power-to-weight ratio of 0.22 HP/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

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Mazda RX-7 Type RZ (FD, J) '95 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 29,390 Credits. It is a Level 3 car.

GT6Edit

This car is worth 39,600 Credits and has a simple interior.

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive

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