Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Mazda RX-8 "Sport Pack"

Mazda is offering a new optional Sport Pack for all RX-8 models sold in the UK. The sport pack is priced at £350 ($714 or €502) and it consists of an Eibach lowered sports suspension kit, bright silver 10-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels, body-coloured aerodynamic side skirts, a satin-silver fuel filler cap and body-side RX-8 graphics. We really dig the 18-inch alloys but we can’t quite decide if we like the graphics or not. But what the hell; if we lived in the UK we’d just buy it as is and take off them of later on if we found it them a tad too "70’s".


Four-seater, four-door sports coupé with sensational looks and practicality
New special ‘Sport Pack’ (worth over £1,700) available for £350 on all models
0% finance on all standard, limited and special edition models until 31 December
The revolutionary Mazda RX-8 four-seater, four-door sports coupé is now available with 0% finance and a new optional Sport Pack priced at £350 – offering a customer saving of £1,400. Available for all models, the Sport Pack comprises Eibach lowered sports suspension, unique Bright Silver 10-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels, body-coloured aerodynamic side skirts, a satin-silver fuel filler cap and dramatic body-side RX-8 graphics.

The Mazda RX-8 with Sport Pack can be ordered in any of the six regular exterior colours, while the graphics are available in a choice of silver, charcoal grey or white, allowing customers to contrast with, or complement, their choice of body colour to suit their personal taste.

Two regular Mazda RX-8 models are available and both are powered by an ultra smooth-revving RENESIS rotary engine. The standard £21,500 Mazda RX-8 model features the 192ps engine with a five-speed manual gearbox, while the £23,000 high-power RX-8 model is fitted with the 231ps unit and a six-speed transmission. The 192ps model accelerates to 62mph in 7.2 seconds, while the 231ps model takes just 6.4 seconds.

Thanks to its unique blend of high-performance rotary engine power, perfect 50/50 front/rear weight distribution, rear-wheel drive, sports car dynamics and generous interior space, the Mazda RX-8 has helped boost Mazda sports car sales to record levels. Together with the Mazda MX-5, the RX-8 accounts for one in every five sports cars sold in the UK – earning Mazda the title of ‘Britain’s Favourite Sports Car Brand’.

Great Finance Promotions until 31 December 2007
As well as the ‘Sport Pack’ offer, all Mazda RX-8 models – standard, limited-edition and special-edition cars – are even more attractive this autumn, thanks to the introduction of three 0% finance promotions available on retail sales until 31 December.

1. 0 per cent APR Mazda Hire Purchase (minimum 30% deposit) over 36 months.
2. 0 per cent APR Mazda MultiOption Cashplan over 12 months.
3. 0 per cent APR Mazda MultiOption (variable 20-to-30% deposit) over 36 months.

Mazda RX-8 - Price List



‘On the road’
Retail Price

CO2 Emissions (g/km)

Road Fund Band

Insurance Group













RX-8 Kuro






NB ‘on the road’ prices are inclusive of number plates, 12 months’ road fund licence, first registration tax.

Options & Accessories

Factory-fitted Options


Electric sunroof


Metallic paint


Leather upholstery (includes power driver’s seat and heated front seats)


Pack: DVD satellite navigation system and leather upholstery


Sport Pack: Eibach lowered suspension, Bright Silver alloy wheels, satin-finish fuel filler cap, side skirts and RX-8 graphics*


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