The Mazda RX-7 Spirit R (Type A) is a limited edition trim released as part of the FD's final year of production, and was only made available in Japan, making it exclusively right-hand drive.

Spirit R RX-7s were released by Mazda in three different type variations: A, B, and C. A is a 2 seater with a 5-speed manual gearbox, B is a 2+2 seater with a 5-speed manual gearbox, and C is a 2+2 seater with a 4-speed automatic gearbox.

The Spirit R trim was limited to 1,500 units and ran from April 2002 to August 2002; of which 1,000 Type A variants were made with Type B and C variants making up the remaining 500 produced. 700 of those produced were adorned in an exclusive body colour - Titanium Grey.

Components equipped to the Spirit R Type A include forged 17" BBS wheels, Bilstein suspension components, Recaro red bucket seats, red brake calipers, an adjustable spoiler, and drill vented disc brakes.

Need for Speed (2015)

The RX-7 Spirit R Type A can be purchased for NFS2015CreditsIcon25,800 in Need for Speed (2015).

Stock 0-60 mph: 04.92 s 1/4 mile: 13.36 s @ 111 mph (179 km/h) Top Speed: 159 mph (256 km/h) Power: 276 hp
Fully Upgraded 0-60 mph: 02.26 s 1/4 mile: 09.20 s @ 162 mph (261 km/h) Top Speed: 229 mph (369 km/h) Power: 886 hp

Need for Speed: Payback

The RX-7 Spirit R Type A appears in Need for Speed: Payback following a brief appearance in the Welcome to Fortune Valley trailer[1] released on September 26, 2017.


  1. Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Welcome to Fortune Valley. Available at:

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