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The 1999 Mazda RX-7 (FD3S) (Series 8) is a sports car manufactured by Mazda exclusively for the Japanese domestic market.

The 1999 model was introduced as a facelift for the third generation of the RX-7 that included several exterior updates and revised turbochargers. The Type RZ and Spirit R were limited edition models of this production series.


Need for Speed Carbon: Own The City

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The RX-7 appears in Need for Speed Carbon: Own the City and is unlocked upon defeating Buddy in the PlayStation Portable release or Arjen in the Nintendo DS release. In the Game Boy Advance release, it is available from the beginning of the game.

The player can already use an RX-7 in their first few races in the career mode of the Nintendo DS release before purchasing their starter car.

Jenna, one of the members of Corps, drives a Mazda RX-7.

Need for Speed: Undercover

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The RX-7 appears in the handheld releases of Need for Speed: Undercover. Carmen Mendez drives a custom RX-7 in the PlayStation Portable release.

Need for Speed: No Limits

The RX-7 FD appears in Need for Speed: No Limits as a classic sports class car. Its starting rating is 298 PR and the blueprints are available in Underground Chapter 4: Crushing Skulls.


The stock RX-7 FD is a classic class car that requires 4 common blueprints to unlock. The blueprints required to unlock the vehicle can be found from various sources:
  • Campaign - Chapter 4: Crushing Skulls
  • Campaign - Complete Chapter 4
  • Black Market
  • Upgrade Crate
  • Premium Crate
  • Chop Shop

Receive 40 mechanic level XP by building up and 440 mechanic level XP by fully staging up this car.

NFSNL Mazda RX-7 FD Series8 Carlist.jpg Classic Sports Classic Sports Stock 1667 600 1133 298 Performance Rating
NFSNL GoldStar 2.pngNFSNL GreyStar 4.png x4 Common Blueprints Max 6210 4420 5315 684 Performance Rating
Stage Upgrades
NFSNL GoldStar 3.pngNFSNL GreyStar 3.png x6 Common Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 4.pngNFSNL GreyStar 2.png x8 Common Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 5.pngNFSNL GreyStar 1.png x15 Common Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 6.png x25 Common Blueprints


Suki is seen driving Mazda RX-7 FD with unique livery, that can be obtained by the player by buying it from the ModShop for 150 gold.


  • In Need for Speed: No Limits, the RX-7 is listed as a 2002 model year.