Mazda Motor Corporation has released a limited edition version of the RX-7
rotary engine real sports car. Equipped with features designed to enhance driving
pleasure and its sporty appeal, the new Type R Bathurst R goes on sale today at
Mazda Anfini dealerships throughout Japan.
The RX-7 has a particularly distinctive design, brimming with originality. Its
lightweight, compact, high-output rotary engine allows it to raise responsive
handling and performance to an exceptionally high level. The RX-7 is a sports
car that exemplifies the Mazda spirit.
The new limited edition model is based on the Type R, with the lightest power-weight
ratio among RX-7 series, and features custom height-adjustable dampers designed
specially for the limited edition model for enhanced driving excitement. In addition,
employing the carbon tone cockpit reminiscent of a racing car adds up to a thoroughly
sporty feel. Three body colors are available, including exclusive color for this
limited edition vehicle: Sunburst Yellow.
The name Bathurst was chosen to commemorate the Bathurst 12-hour car race in Australia,
where the RX-7 has been victorious for three consecutive years (1992 through 1994).
Since that time all limited edition versions of the RX-7 have carried the Bathurst
Sales of the RX-7 Type R Bathurst R are limited to 500 units for all of Japan.
RX-7 Type R Bathurst R
Features of the Type R Bathurst R
The Type R Bathurst R takes as its
the Type R, the lightest power-weight
ratio among RX-7 series, and adds custom
height-adjustable dampers designed
for this limited edition model. This provides
a unique driving experience to match
the individuality of the customer. Carbon
tone interior panels accentuate the
||Custom "Bathurst R" decals
||Height-adjustable dampers (custom designed
for the limited edition model)
* Adjustment is performed by the dealer with request of customers
||Carbon tone panels (center panel, center console, power window switch panel
and small storage compartment cover on driver's side) (manufactured by Mazda Speed)
||Carbon shift knob and parking brake lever (manufactured by Mazda Speed)
Available body colors: Sunburst Yellow (exclusive to the limited edition model),
Pure White, Innocent Blue Mica
|Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (Excluding Tax)
||(Unit: 1,000 yen)
|206 kW (280 PS)