You already know the market for Japanese classics is getting
red-hot. So when you can find such an affordable icon of this
revolution, this 1984 Mazda RX-7 already looks like an exceptional
buy. And that's before you experience the A/C interior and strong
The long hood, flat nose, sleek profile, and fastback style all make this an instant legend. And this one really does have a great timeless look. For example the brown paint represents the '80s nicely, but it also has been given a quality respray to look terrific in modern times, too. And you have great details on everything from the pinstriping to the distinct four-spoke alloys. But look a little closer, and you'll see some worthwhile upgrades. Items like modern driving lights and grippy Bridgestone tires are there to help enhance the sports car experience.
Inside is a cockpit built to keep two people comfortable. That's why you have comfy bucket seats with terrific bolstering. The brown on the cloth seats coordinates with the doors, carpeting, and dash to have multiple tones that all work together nicely - just like a good factory-correct interior should. Proper preservation also means all the right pieces work, including the power side mirrors, power steering, and factory AM/FM/cassette stereo. Plus, the air conditioning is blowing nice and cold to really let you enjoy this classic. In fact, with the sports steering wheel and stick shift, this is the one you'll love to drive. And have you seen how high the revs go on the tach yet?
Under the hood is a highly original looking powerplant. The RX7's real calling card was the revolutionary two-rotor Wankel engine. No pistons, no crankshaft, no valves, just a pair of triangular rotors smoothly revving away to power you down the road. These have a terrific soundtrack that reveals a terrific sound as approach the motorcycle-like 7,000 RPM redline. It's a heightened performance feeling that makes it a joy to row through the gears of the five-speed gearbox. Combine this with a front-mid engine layout, sport-tuned suspension, and front disc brakes - now you know you have something quite unique and quite fun to drive.
Here's distinction and affordability in a speedy and desirable package. So you know a deal like this will be moving fast. Call today!!!
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