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The Mazda RX-8 (R3) is a package for the 2009 to 2012 Mazda RX-8, which is a revised variant of the 2003 - 2008 SE3P model.

The R3 comes with upgraded suspension, 19-inch aluminium-alloy wheels, racing seats, and a rear spoiler as standard.

The 2009 model received a revised front fascia and new rear bumper in order to adopt the styling of the manufacturer's model range at the time.

It was removed from the European market after failing to meet emissions standards in 2010.


Games

Need for Speed: World

The RX-8 (2009) was made available in Need for Speed: World on May 1, 2012 as a tier 1 car. Since August 22, 2012, it has been featured as a D class vehicle.

It shares nearly identical performance with the 2003 variant. Although it's more agile through corners and nearly matches the Mazda RX-7 RZ in terms of handling.

Stock: 381 (D class) Maximum: 640 (A class)

White

The White style is an Amerikon Speedsystems performance tuned speedboost car that costs SpeedBoost2300. It was initially made available on April 30, 2012 as a top-up gift, and was released in the car dealer on July 16, 2013.

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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 C Car 496
TopSpeedIcon2.png 420
AccelIcon2.png 625
HandlingIcon2.png 445
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Standard
SpeedBoost2300

Blue

The Blue style is a rotationally available stock cash car that costs Dollar icon.png600,000, and was initially released on February 20, 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 D Car 381
TopSpeedIcon2.png 229
AccelIcon2.png 516
HandlingIcon2.png 400
NFSWBlueVariantIcon.png
Standard
Dollar icon.png600,000

Rockport Rotary

The Rockport Rotary style is a Cop Edition car that costs SpeedBoost2700. It was released on November 6, 2012.

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

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Performance Parts
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RaceBeigeBrakes.png
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Aftermarket Parts
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NFSWSpoilerIcon.png
Stock Hood
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No Neon
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NFSWGoldLicensePlate.png
Skill Mods
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Pressing 'L' toggles working police lights
Class B Car 549
TopSpeedIcon2.png 507
AccelIcon2.png 679
HandlingIcon2.png 461
CopEditionIcon2.png
Cop Edition
SpeedBoost2700

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010)

The RX-8 appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (2010) as a Sports Series racer vehicle, and as an SCPD Traffic Police unit.

The racer vehicle is unlocked upon the player earning a total of 5,000 racer bounty. The SCPD unit is unlocked upon the player earning a total of 10,000 cop bounty.

It is possibly the fastest car in the Sports Series whilst at the same time being the best handling car in both the Sports and Traffic Police Series. It possesses good acceleration, agility, excellent drifting capability, and extremely powerful nitrous. It isn't as durable as other Sports Series cars and thus is most useful in races.

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered

The RX-8 appears in Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered as a car tier 1 vehicle available to cops and racers.

It has a high top speed alongside great handling with good acceleration, agility, excellent drifting capability, and an extremely powerful nitrous boost. It isn't as durable as others in its tier and is more useful in Race events.

Cop

The RX-8 Interceptor is an SCPD Traffic Police unit unlocked upon earning 10,000 cop bounty.

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Traffic Police Unit - Cop (Tier 1)
"Rotary Revolution"
Earn 10,000 cop bounty.
Top Speed:
146 mph (234 km/h)
0 to 62:
6.20 seconds
BHP:
232 @ 8,200 rpm
Drive:
Rear-Wheel
Price:
$30,000
Year:
2009

Racer

The RX-8 is a Sports Series racer unlocked upon earning 5,000 racer bounty.

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Sports Series - Racer (Tier 1)
"Rotary Revolution"
Earn 5,000 racer bounty.
Top Speed:
146 mph (234 km/h)
0 to 62:
6.20 seconds
BHP:
232 @ 8,200 rpm
Drive:
Rear-Wheel
Price:
$30,000
Year:
2009

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