The convertible also featured optional headrest mounted audio speakers and a folding leather snap-fastened tonneau cover. The DTSS worked by allowing a slight amount of toe-out under normal driving conditions but induced slight toe-in under heavier cornering loads at around 0.
Third generation FD [ edit ]. Production ceasing in after Mazda marketed a limited run of example for for the domestic market only. Disc brakes also became standard, with some models S4: A distinctive 10th Anniversary package feature is the all black leather interior code D7which included not just the seats, but the door panel inserts as well and a leather-wrapped MOMO steering wheel with 10th Anniversary Edition embossed horn button and MOMO leather shift knob with integrated boot.
In the Japanese market, only the turbo engine was available; the naturally-aspirated version was allowed only as an export.
The Turbo 2 uses a turbocharger with a twin scroll design. Production was limited to 1, models.
Mazda introduced with the convertible the first[ citation needed ] integral windblocker, a rigid panel that folded up from behind the passenger seats to block unwanted drafts from reaching the passengers — thereby extending the driving season for the car in open mode.
The Porsche was selling particularly well at the time and provided clues as to what sports-car enthusiasts might find compelling in future RX-7 styling and equipment. There were two "series" of 10th Anniversary models, with essentially a VIN-split running production change between the two.
The convertible assembly was precisely engineered and manufactured, and dropped into the ready body assembly as a complete unit — a first in convertible production. In Japan, there was a special limited release of the FC called Infini with only made for each year. The smaller primary chamber is engineered to cancel the turbo lag at low engine speeds.
The Series 5 — featured updated styling and better engine management, as well as lighter rotors and a higher compression ratio 9. All exterior glass is bronze tinted specific in North America to only the 10th Anniversaryand the windshield was equipped with the embedded secondary antenna also found on some other select models with the upgraded stereo packages.
This allowed quicker acceleration from the non-turbo powered 13B. Another distinctive exterior feature is the bright gold rotor-shaped 10th Anniversary Edition badge on the front fenders yellow-gold on the Series II cars. There are differing years for the Infini, which noted the series.
Other 10th Anniversary Edition specific items were headlight washers the only RX-7 in the US market that got this featureglass breakage detectors added to the factory alarm system, 10th Anniversary Edition logoed floormats, 10th Anniversary Edition embroidered front hood protector and accompanying front end mask or "bra"and an aluminum under pan.
The revised independent rear suspension incorporated special toe control hubs which were capable of introducing a limited degree of passive rear steering under cornering loads.
The intake is slightly offset toward the left side of the hood.
The 10th Anniversary RX-7 features a Crystal White paint code UC monochromatic paint scheme with matching white body side mouldings, taillight housings, mirrors and inch alloy 7-spoke wheels.
Power operated, lowering the top required unlatching two header catches, power lowering the top, exiting the car or reaching over to the right side latchand folding down the rigid section manually.
The system compensated for camber changes and provided anti-dive and anti-squat effects.
Handling was much improved, with less of the oversteer tendencies of the FB. This can be attributed to insurance companies in many Western nations penalizing turbo cars thus restricting potential sales. Some special noted features for all Infini series are:ELECTRIC GT HOLDINGS PRESENTS FIVE YEAR TECHNICAL ROADMAP.
From season four, the race cars will have up to kW (1,bhp) and accelerate from km/h in s with a top speed of km/h. The Series 3 (–) featured an updated lower front fascia. North American models received a different instrument cluster.
GSL package was continued into this series, but Mazda introduced the GSL-SE sub-model.Download