Mazda RX-7 Series 6-8/RX8/Cosmo - 2019 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers, Unique Cars magazine

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Mazda RX-7 Series 6-8/RX8/Cosmo

Japanese-spec RX-7s arriving in droves for the past 10 years seem to be silently consuming any surviving, Aussie-delivered Series 6 or 7 cars. Not really, but apart from intra-species cannibalism it is hard to explain the declining numbers of 1992-97 RX-7s, even though values remain pretty strong.

The money being sought for S6-7 and S8 cars is similar however the early cars offer better long-term prospects. Keen and wealthy collectors might prefer an Australia-only SP at over $100,000 or an import Type R Spirit in the $70-80Ks.

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For a rotary that costs a lot less than an RX-7 and is more practical look for an RX-8 at under $10,000 or even the very scarce, triple-rotor Cosmo 20B coupe.

RX-7 Series 6-7 1992-97 $44,800 [5] 

RX-7 Series 8 $40,100 [28]

RX-7 Spirit $73,100 [5] 

RX-8 2003-08 $9225 [27] 

Cosmo 20B $14,900 [1]

[*] = number of recorded sales

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

Numbers from our 2019 Japanese car Market Value Guide.


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