Wankel Rotary Engine: 1983 Mazda RX-7

The Mazda RX-7 was a popular Japanese sports car that was in production for 25 years. Like most other cars of its type, the RX-7 had rear-wheel drive with a front-mounted powerplant. But the machine was differentiated by its… more»

No Reserve Twin Turbo: 1994 Mazda RX-7

Mazda has long been an innovator in the arena of automotive engineering. Its SKYACTIV-X engines are the first commercially available gasoline powerplants to utilize compression ignition. Although the jury is still out, it could prove a game-changer for internal… more»

17k Miles! 1988 Mazda RX-7 10th Anniversary Edition Turbo

I’m a fairly early bloomer when it comes to being a fan of the Mazda RX-7, as my older sister purchased a new blue one in 1982.  She was cool with letting me get behind the wheel, even when… more»

Twin-Turbo! 1994 Mazda RX-7

The Mazda RX-7 was a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, rotary-engine sports car built in Japan from 1978 until 2002. All three of its generations used a compact, lightweight Wankel rotary engine with twin-turbo power coming along in the 1990s. This edition… more»

Low-Mile Rotary: 1987 Mazda RX-7

The JDM world has really sprung into life over the past few years, with cars such as the Honda Civic Type-R and Toyota Supra fetching hundreds of thousands of dollars at auction. But the cars just before this 1990s… more»

27k Genuine Miles: 1993 Mazda RX7

This 1993 Mazda RX7 represents a triumph for the Japanese manufacturer. It is an extremely comfortable and competent Japanese sports car, but we could apply that same description to many sports offerings from other manufacturers of the era. However,… more»

Rare GTUs Equipped! 1989 Mazda RX-7

It has the engine that goes Hmmm. But this 1989 Mazda RX-7, owing to its GTUs trim, goes Hmmm with some bite. It is one of only 1,100 produced so this RX-7 is a rare bird with an impressive… more»

“Spinny Dorito” 1988 Mazda RX-7 FC Turbo II Project

Mazda has a long history with wacky engines. Their first car, the R360 introduced in 1960, was powered by a rear-mounted air-cooled V-twin engine displacing just 356cc. It was moderately successful and they wanted to expand on that moderate… more»

One Owner: 1983 Mazda RX-7 GSL

The original owner of this 1983 Mazda RX-7 GSL kept an incredible documented history of the car’s life until it was parked in 2003. It has been coaxed back to life, but it will need work to return to… more»

Small Block Swap: 1985 Mazda RX7 GSL-SE

The next owner of this 1985 Mazda RX7 is going to require both a sense of adventure and a certain amount of perseverance if they are to realize the seller’s vision for this car. It has received an engine… more»

71k Original Miles: 1983 Mazda RX-7 GSL

Update 7/23/20 – After nearly a year, this dusty RX7 is still on the market. Perhaps a realistic offer would take it home? From 9/25/19 – Following on from the success of the Series 1 RX-7, the Series 2… more»

Rotary Survivor: 19k Mile 1983 Mazda RX-7

If you haven’t been paying attention, then you probably haven’t noticed the record prices being brought at auction by certain seventies and eighties sports cars.  With a 240Z recently bringing a six digit price, collectors are now scanning the… more»

Japanese Classic: 1985 Mazda RX-7 GSL

When Mazda released the Cosmo 11S in 1967 there was a great deal of skepticism expressed by the motoring press. This stemmed from massive reliability issues that had plagued the NSU Ro 80. Both NSU and Mazda had chosen… more»

7,000 Mile Survivor: 1986 Mazda RX-7

In 1986, Mazda introduced the second generation of its rotary-powered sports car, the RX-7. Known as the FC, this generation of the RX-7 earned lots of praise from critics for its nimble handling skills and handsome design. While the… more»

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