A good news for Mazda fellows as Mazda has decided to extend production of the Mazda RX-8 SPIRIT R by 1,000 units. Mazda initially intended to make 1,000 units of the special edition four-door, four-seat rotary engine sports car, but will extend production due to a large number of orders. Sales of the RX-8 SPIRIT R, the final special edition model, were launched in November of 2011.
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Mazda has received orders for the special edition RX-8 SPIRIT R from a variety of customers of all ages including sports car fans and rotary engine enthusiasts. The 6-speed manual transmission version is proving most popular, constituting 66% of orders. It features aero parts and Bilstein dampers as well as RECARO bucket seats and 19-inch bronze-painted forged aluminium wheels. Orders are almost equally divided between the three available body colours, Aluminium Metallic, Sparkling Black Mica, and Crystal White Pearl Mica.
In conclusion, Mazda plans to end production of the RX-8 in June 2012.
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