Mazda RX-7 Series 6-8/RX8/Cosmo - 2018 market review

By: Cliff Chambers, Unique Cars magazine

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Mazda RX-7 Series 6-8/RX8/Cosmo - 2018 market review
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Mazda RX-7 Series 6-8/RX8/Cosmo

Despite other car markers’ lack of interest, Mazda refused to give up on the rotary engine and endowed the world with some pretty exciting performance cars as a result.

Of the twin-turbo RX7s available today, only Series 6 cars were delivered new to Australia.

These sell at $22-30,000 but watch for rare SPs which could make $100K.

Among the imports, $45,000 is now the going rate for a really good Spirit R or lightweight ‘Bathurst’ Series 8.

Service history can be sketchy.

The 20B Cosmo with its tri-rotor engine is a mite risky as well and even in Japan values can surge and plunge without warning.

For a family car that looks good and performs well, an RX8 at just $10,000 makes good buying.

RX7 Ser. 6 1992-96 $27,490 [11] 

RX7 Ser. 7 $28,375 [4]

RX7 Ser. 8 $41,275 [30] 

RX8 2003-07 $9335 [57] 

Cosmo 20B $25,000 [1]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2018 Japanese Classic Car Value Guide.

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