2008 RX-8 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION
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2008 RX-8 40TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL EDITION
2008 RX-8 40TH ANNIVERSARY
Commemorating an Automotive Legend
Forty years ago, Mazda accomplished an engineering feat that has yet to be repeated. Now after more than 1.96 million vehicles sold worldwide, Mazda is commemorating its rotary engine with the release of the 2008 RX-8 - 40th Anniversary Edition*. This very distinctive sports car has never been more exceptional.

  • Exclusive Metropolitan Gray Mica exterior with a Cosmo Red leather interior evoking its Cosmo Sport heritage, Mazda's first production rotary engine.
  • Unique floor mats, interior door trim and heated front leather seats with an 8-way power driver's seat.
  • 40th Anniversary Rotary Engine emblem is featured proudly on the side panels.
  • Exclusive 18-inch highly reflective Dark Silver chrome aluminum wheels, blue- tinted fog lights and a 40th Anniversary Rotary Engine emblazoned, silver-colored engine cover.
  • Bose® 9-speaker 300-watt sound system with in-dash 6-CD changer.
  • Signature 1.3L RENESIS 6-port rotary engine with 232-hp† MT boasts a stunning, unmatched 9000-rpm redline; 212-hp‡ AT also available.
  • Sport-tuned suspension with Bilstein® dampers, exclusively designed for this limited-edition RX-8 - 40th Anniversary Edition, provides sharp handling and precise control.
  • Urethane foam-filled front suspension cross member ideally suppresses the engine's vibrations, delivering high-quality Zoom-Zoom steering.
  • Mileage City/Hwy (mpg) 16/22 MT, 16/23 AT‡.
* Limited availability to 1000 units.
† Horsepower ratings are based on the use of recommended 91 octane premium unleaded fuel.
‡ These estimates reflect new EPA methods beginning with 2008 models. Actual mileage may vary.