2003 Mazda RX-8

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Rank: #4

Class: Mazda

0-60 Time: 5.9 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars from Mazda are ranked from fastest to slowest based on their 0-60 times. We crunched the numbers from the best estimates of several premier resources, including Motor Trend, Road & Track, Car & Driver and more.

Pulling up at #4 in this class is the 2003 Mazda RX-8, which races 0-60 mph in 5.9 seconds. Sports cars with this rate of acceleration are generally classified as Fast Cars.

It lags behind the #3 ranked 2013 Mazda Mazdaspeed3 by 0.1 seconds and darts ahead of the #5 ranked 2006 Mazda Mazdaspeed6 M by just hundredths of a second.

Whether you are behind the wheel of one of these cars or happen to spot one in the next lane over, think twice before you step on the gas pedal. In a race from 0-60 mph between 2003 Mazda RX-8 vs. 2006 Mazda Mazdaspeed6 M, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you happen to roll up next to another Mazda, be sure you know what you're up against. Find out where your car stands among the top 10 fastest cars from 2003.

Vehicle information

Year: 2003

Make: Mazda

Model: RX-8

Engine: R-2

Horsepower: 250

Torque: 159


Curb Weight: 3000

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $00

Performance statistics


Class: Fast Cars

Rank: #658

Best 0-60 Time: 5.9 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 14.5 seconds

@ speed: 95.6 mph

Best Top Speed: 148.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.9 G

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