The final Mazda RX-8 is here

Next summer sees the end of the Mazda RX-8, what better way to see it off than to create a special edition RX-8 Spirit R.

Mazda will be creating a limited run of 1000 Spirit R’s, which will be based on the RX-8 Type RS, or Type E if you prefer automatics.

New to the fold will be unique Spirit R badges, front fog lights, black bezel rear lights and piano black transmission tunnel trim. the RX-8 will be available in a choice of three colours; Aluminum Metallic, Sparkling Black Mica, and Crystal White Pearl Mica.

That’s not all, the RS trim version will feature red and black leather Spirit R Recaro seats and unique 19″ bronze alloys. The automatic Type E version will get sports suspension, larger brakes and a set of 18″ gun metal grey alloy wheels.

Mazda CEO, Takashi Yamanouchi adds:

[quote]Although RX-8 production is ending, the rotary engine will always represent the spirit of Mazda, and Mazda remains committed to its ongoing development.[/quote]

The Mazda RX-8 Spirit R will be available exclusively in Japan from November 24th.

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