Model: Mazda RX-7.
Importer: Mazda Cars (UK) Limited. 77 Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells. Kent.
Type: 24-2 sports coup0.
Engine: Twin-rotor Wankel, 1308cc, cr 9.4:1, 148 bhp at 6500 rpm. 134 lb fi torque at 3000 rpm. Electronic ignition and fuel injection.
Transmission: Rear-wheel drive. 5speed manual gearbox, single dry-plate clutch.
Suspension: (front): MacPherson strut, anti-roll bar: (rear): multi-Hub semi-trailing arm. telescopic damper. anti-roll bar.
Steering: Rack and pinion, 3.6 turn, lock-to-lock.
Brakes: (front): 10.8in vented disc with 4-pot caliper; (rear): 10.7in vented disc. Vacuum servo. mechanical handbrake. Wheels and tyres: 6J 15in light alloy rims with 205/60 VR 15 unidirectional tyres.
Performance: 0-60 mph: 8.6 sec. Max speed, 129 mph.
Economy: 18.1 mpg overall, 21.2 mpg touring.
Price: £15.250. Metallic paint £175 extra, air-conditioning £1,030 extra. Summary: lftheold one was agreeable. the new one is a jump fonvard in every respect. Still thirsty. but smooth, fas, and agile. Handsome and very well equipped, well worth its price.