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.