The 2011 Mazda RX-8 sports car 2011 is currently the only production car to use a powered rotary engine, which when combined with a sport suspension provides agile performance for all the twists and turns you can handle.
The rear-wheel-drive 2011 Mazda RX-8 is available in Sport, Grand Touring and R3 trim levels and is powered by a rotary engine of 212 horsepower, Renesis 1.3-liter, which is coupled to an automatic transmission six-speed paddle shifters. Opt for the manual six-speed tranmission also leaves you a bump in power to 232 horsepower. A sports suspension and torque sensing limited slip differential are standard for optimal handling. Rings fuel economy of 16 mpg in the city and 22-23 on the road, good numbers considering the track RX-8 tuned nature. The competition for the 2011 Mazda RX-8 includes the Mitsubishi Eclipse and Nissan 370Z
2011 Mazda RX-8 Engine
The 2011 Mazda RX-8 is as stylish as they come. Eighteen-inch wheels, dual chrome exhaust laden, and LED tail lights are standard equipment. The RX-8 also has hinged rear doors that open front of the front door to allow easier access to the rear seats. Choosing R3 sport package adds even more outdoor improvements, including a rear spoiler, sports suspension and 19-inch wheels with performance tires 225/40R19 W Summer-nominal speed.
2011 Mazda RX-8 Interior
Inside, the list of standard features 2011 Mazda RX-8 includes bucket seats in front and back divided by a full-length center console, the leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, the air conditioning and MP3 input jack. The Grand Touring trims adds a limited-slip rear differential, the automatic xenon headlights, the fog lights, heated side mirrors,the rain sensing wipers, sunroof, auto-dimming mirror, and eight-way the power driver seat with memory. The 2011 Mazda RX-8 sport package adds the convenience of a Bose sound system, the Bluetooth connectivity, and key-less start. The optional luxury features include leather upholstery, the heated seats and navigation system with touch screen and voice recognition software.
2011 Mazda RX-8 Safety
The standard safety equipment includes anti-lock brakes, the front seat side airbags and the side curtain airbags. The optional electronic stability system helps keep the 2011 Mazda RX-8 planted on the road under all conditions. With a perfect blend of style and substance, power and performance and a reasonable price, the 2011 Mazda RX-8 is a bold but practical choice-and the only option if you’re a fan rotating.