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Mazda Savanna RX-7 (1978–85)

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Mazda Savanna RX-7. 1978–85 (prod. 474,565). 3-door coupé. F/R, 2 × 573 cm³, 2 × 654 cm³ Wankel. Iconic sports car from Mazda, perhaps the most famous Japanese car to be powered by a Wankel engine. Ultra-low bonnet line, signalling the engine’s presence. Dubbed by some as the SA22C series. Outward revisions in 1981, new facia in 1984. Larger engine from 1984 to 1985. Reliable, unlike British sports cars of the 1970s. Majority of production sold in US.

Manufacturing location: Hiroshima, Japan

Marque: Mazda | Model: Mazda Savanna | Predecessor: Mazda Savanna (1971–8) | Successor: Mazda Savanna RX-7 (FC)

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