Mazda RX-7 Series 1-5 - 2021 Market Review

By: Cliff Chambers

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Mazda RX-7 Series 1-5

Mazda RX-7s during the first decade of the model’s existence changed dramatically in shape and today appeal to quite different buyer groups. Series 1-3 cars take a lot of current owners back to the days of wanting a rotary but being unable to afford the car (new they cost more than a V8 Commodore SL/E) or to insure it. Now they can but prices are climbing.

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Move to 1986 and the entire concept changed; RX7s now pitched against Porsche’s 944 but a lot less expensive than one of those. Today, non-turbo S4-5 coupes are the cheapest RX-7s of all, closely followed by S4-5 convertibles which may have come here as new cars or recent imports.

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S4-5 Turbo coupes are technically the most desirable of pre-1991 models but at present they cost less than a S1-3.

RX-7 Series 1-2 $33,755 [19]

RX-7 Series 3 $37,500 [10]

RX-7 Series 4-5 $19,660 [3]

RX-7 Series 4-5 Conv. $26,565 [7]

RX-7 Series 4-5 Turbo $30,375 [8]

[*] = number of recorded sales

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

Numbers from our 2021 Japanese Classic & Performance Value Guide.

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From Unique Cars #454, June 2021


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