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The Mazda RX-7 RZ (FD) is a limited edition model of the 1999 to 2002 produced Mazda RX-7. Prior to the end of production, the Spirit R was introduced, which was introduced as the last limited edition model of the RX-7.

The Type RZ differs from the regular RX-7 by being exclusively available with grey BBS wheels and red interior. In addition, the RZ was upgraded with slightly more powerful turbochargers and a new muffler.

Games

Need for Speed: World

The RX-7 RZ was made available in Need for Speed: World on September 23, 2011 as a tier 2 vehicle. Since August 22, 2012, it has been featured as a C class vehicle.

In contrast to the 1995 RX-7, the RZ has a moderately stronger nitrous boost and better acceleration, that is comparable with the BMW M3 Sport Evolution's.

Its steering responsiveness and precision are also significantly improved. Overall, the RZ is a competitive C or B class vehicle with well rounded performance.

Stock: 465 (C class) Maximum: 650 (A class)

Red

The Red style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costs SpeedBoost2900. It was made available on September 23, 2011.

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Performance Parts
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Aftermarket Parts
Standard Body
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
Stock Wheels
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class B Car 547
TopSpeedIcon2.png 532
AccelIcon2.png 607
HandlingIcon2.png 503
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Standard
SpeedBoost2900

Grey

The Grey style is a rotationally available stock cash car that costs Dollar icon.png850,000. It was initially made available on January 23, 2013.

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Performance Parts
Stock Engine
Stock Forced Induction
Stock Transmission
Stock Suspension
Stock Brakes
Stock Tyres
Aftermarket Parts
Standard Body
Stock Spoiler
Stock Hood
Stock Wheels
No Neon
Stock Window Tint
Default Ride Height
Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
None Equipped
Class C Car 465
TopSpeedIcon2.png 386
AccelIcon2.png 511
HandlingIcon2.png 498
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Standard
Dollar icon.png850,000

Cherry Blossom

The Cherry Blossom style is a holiday themed car that costs SpeedBoost4100. It was released on April 8, 2013 as part of the Easter event.

It is fitted with tuned quality Gromlen performance parts, 2-star Skill Mods, a selection of aftermarket parts, and features a female driver.

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Performance Parts
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Aftermarket Parts
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Stock Spoiler
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Default Licence Plate
Skill Mods
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Class B Car 596
TopSpeedIcon2.png 620
AccelIcon2.png 662
HandlingIcon2.png 507
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Holiday Themed
SpeedBoost4100

Drift King

The Drift King style is a Need for Speed classic car that costs SpeedBoost4800. It was released on November 14, 2013.

It is fitted with tuned quality performance parts from various manufacturers, 2-star Skill Mods, and a selection of aftermarket parts. It is based on Aki Kimura's Mazda RX-7 FD featured in Need for Speed: ProStreet.

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Performance Parts
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RaceGreenForcedInduction.png
RaceGreenTransmission.png
RaceRedSuspension.png
RaceRedBrakes.png
RaceBeigeTyres.png
Aftermarket Parts
NFSWBodykitIcon.png
NFSWSpoilerIcon.png
Stock Hood
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No Neon
NFSWWindowTint Black.png
NFSWLoweringKitStage3.png
NFSWGoldLicensePlate.png
Skill Mods
WorldSkillNitrousPower.png
WorldSkillNitrousPower.png
WorldSkillExtendedNOS.png
WorldSkillExtendedNOS.png
WorldSkillPursuitSocialitie.png
Class B Car 596
TopSpeedIcon2.png 620
AccelIcon2.png 662
HandlingIcon2.png 507
ArtDirectorEditionIcon2.png
NFS Classic
SpeedBoost4800

Need for Speed: The Run

The RX-7 appears in Need for Speed: The Run as a Sports class car.

It made a brief appearance in the teaser trailer released on April 28, 2011.[1] and its inclusion was revealed by the official Need for Speed website on October 5, 2011.

Stock

The stock RX-7 is unlocked upon the player beating 15 Solo Objectives in the "Underground" Playlist.

Equipping the Time Attack Pack kit to the RX-7 will allow a Battle Machine livery to be applied.

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Top Speed: 162 mph (261 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 5.7s
BHP: 276 @ 6,500 rpm
Performance: Tier 2
Handling: Normal
Class: Sports
Drivetrain: RWD
Value: N/A
Manufacture Year: 1998

Need for Speed

The Need for Speed Edition RX-7 is unlocked upon the player beating 50 Autolog recommendations.

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Top Speed: 250 mph (402 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 3.6s
BHP: 956 @ 7,000 rpm
Performance: Tier 6
Handling: Normal
Class: Sports
Drivetrain: RWD
Value: N/A
Manufacture Year: 1998

"Nicholas"

The "Nicholas" Signature Edition RX-7 requires the Signature Edition Booster Pack and is unlocked from the beginning of the game.

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Top Speed: 220 mph (354 km/h)
0 to 60 Time: 3.9s
BHP: 646 @ 6,650 rpm
Performance: Tier 5
Handling: Normal
Class: Sports
Drivetrain: RWD
Value: N/A
Manufacture Year: 1998

Gallery

References

  1. Video: Official EA UK (2011) Need For Speed: The Run | Teaser Trailer. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_23HBXNZi40


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