’09 Price Range
’08 Price Range
Sport, Touring, Grand Touring, RS 4-door coupe
1.3L 2-rotor rotary engine
What’s New for ’09
- The RX-8 boasts a new rear bumper, front bumper and fascia, new headlights, larger-diameter exhaust for reduced back-pressure and a new 5-spoke wheel design.
- Structural reinforcements enhance torsional rigidity, while a new rear suspension setup and stiffer driveshaft help improve handling and a revised final-drive ratio on manual transmission models improves performance.
- aA new R3 model joins the lineup and includes a distinctive rear spoiler, side sills, fog lights, high-intensity-discharge Xenon headlamps, unique front bumper and 19-in. aluminum-alloy wheels. A sport-tuned suspension featuring Bilstein shock absorbers and urethane-foam-filled front suspension cross-members further enhance responsiveness and handling.
- Other unique R3 features include a 300-watt Bose Centerpoint surround-sound system with Bluetooth hands-free phone capability, front Recaro sport seats, leather-wrapped front-seat bolsters and parking brake handle, and a keyless entry and remote start system.