NFSC Car: 2003 Mazda RX-8

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[[Image:NFSC Car - 2003 Mazda RX-8.jpg|thumb|right|2003 Mazda RX-8]]The RX-8 was designed as a front mid-mounted, rear-wheel drive 2+2 coupé. The car has a 50/50 weight distribution, achieved by mounting the engine behind the front axle and the gas tank ahead of the rear axle. Weight is trimmed through the use of materials such as aluminium (hood, trunk, roof, and rear doors), fiberglass for the body panels and a carbon fiber composite driveshaft.
 
[[Image:NFSC Car - 2003 Mazda RX-8.jpg|thumb|right|2003 Mazda RX-8]]The RX-8 was designed as a front mid-mounted, rear-wheel drive 2+2 coupé. The car has a 50/50 weight distribution, achieved by mounting the engine behind the front axle and the gas tank ahead of the rear axle. Weight is trimmed through the use of materials such as aluminium (hood, trunk, roof, and rear doors), fiberglass for the body panels and a carbon fiber composite driveshaft.
  
The car features a pair of rear-hinged "freestyle" doors (similar to suicide doors) in order to provide easier access to the rear seats. The RX-8 has no B-pillar between the front and rear doors, with the leading edge of the rear door acting as a 'virtual pillar' to maintain structural rigidity. Because of the overlapping design, the rear doors can only be opened when the front doors are open.<br/><small>'''SOURCE:''' [http://en.wikipedia.org/ Wikipedia]</small>
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The car features a pair of rear-hinged "freestyle" doors (similar to suicide doors) in order to provide easier access to the rear seats. The RX-8 has no B-pillar between the front and rear doors, with the leading edge of the rear door acting as a 'virtual pillar' to maintain structural rigidity. Because of the overlapping design, the rear doors can only be opened when the front doors are open.
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==Car Info==
 
==Car Info==

Latest revision as of 03:16, 25 December 2006

2003 Mazda RX-8
The RX-8 was designed as a front mid-mounted, rear-wheel drive 2+2 coupé. The car has a 50/50 weight distribution, achieved by mounting the engine behind the front axle and the gas tank ahead of the rear axle. Weight is trimmed through the use of materials such as aluminium (hood, trunk, roof, and rear doors), fiberglass for the body panels and a carbon fiber composite driveshaft.

The car features a pair of rear-hinged "freestyle" doors (similar to suicide doors) in order to provide easier access to the rear seats. The RX-8 has no B-pillar between the front and rear doors, with the leading edge of the rear door acting as a 'virtual pillar' to maintain structural rigidity. Because of the overlapping design, the rear doors can only be opened when the front doors are open.

SOURCE: Wikipedia

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Make: Mazda
Model: RX-8
Year: 2003
Class: Tuner
Confirmed: Yes

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