Mazda RX-7 Type R Bathurst 

  • built in Japan
  • 2002
  • 276 HP 1.3L
  • 159 mph
The Type R Bathurst is also fitted with special fog lamps.
The new special edition Type R Bathurst is based on the Type R, the RX-7 with the lightest power-weight ratio.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Mazda RX-7 Type R Bathurst

Top speed

RX-7 Type R Bathurst
159 mph
R390 GT1
220 mph
GT 86
140 mph

1/4 mile

RX-7 Type R Bathurst
13.6 s
R390 GT1
11.1 s
GT 86
15.3 s

Data points Key details of the Mazda RX-7 Type R Bathurst


RX-7 Type R Bathurst
276 HP
R390 GT1
550 HP


RX-7 Type R Bathurst
236 ft-lb
1 Series M Coupé
555 ft-lb
R390 GT1
471 ft-lb

In The News From around the web


Mazda RX-7 Type R Bathurst
Mazda Motor Corporation announces the launch of the Type R Bathurst, a special version of the rotary-powered RX-7 sports car.
The RX-7 is a sports car that exemplifies the Mazda spirit.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Mazda
Type of car Production car
Year 2002

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.04 lb/hp
Maximum hp 276 HP
Maximum torque 236 ft-lb
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 1,300 cc
Cylinders R2
Fuels Gas

road tests

Top speed 159 mph
1/4 mile 13.6 s
Tsukuba circuit time 1:07.3


Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,772 lb
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