The 1989 Mazda RX-7 has matured into an intriguing and attractive grand touring machine, and the convertible version is the ultimate expression of the open road. That's why we're very excited to see an example that's this well preserved and presented. The exceptional price is just the cherry on top.
The RX-7 is a machine that's always full of clever ideas, and dropping its top only adds to the appeal. Dressed in its factory-correct Harbor Blue, it has been preserved correctly so that the sleek shape still looks contemporary. Of course it also helps when great care is combined with the exceptional build quality of these Mazdas. So, the headlights fit flush against the body; the black trim line remains unbroken as it encircles the entire car; the crisp black folding roof matches the trim line; and the 15-inch factory BBS wheels have never done a parking lot battle. The result is a car that looks far younger than its age would suggest.
A car like this is meant to be open to the world. So the blue leather interior does a great job of coordinating with the exterior providing the kind of tones that are often reserved for the best European roadsters. The carpeting, door panels, dash, and bucket seats (with nifty working speakers integrated in the headrests) are quite original. And as you can see from the exceptional condition, no one ever let this Mazda bake in the sunlight for an extended time. You'll slip behind the sporty three-spoke steering wheel. Your heart will begin beating a bit faster as you watch the red-faced gauges begin to dance – and yes, the tach is prominently the center just like a Porsche. But more than just a pure sports machine, the RX-7 was Mazda's flagship car, and so there are plenty of luxury features. It includes, power windows, power seats, power locks, cruise control, a factory AM/FM/CD/cassette stereo, and air conditioning to help keep you cool while looking cool in this classic droptop.
What makes the RX-7 a unique sports car is the revolutionary two-rotor Wankel engine. No pistons, no crankshaft, no valves - just a pair of triangular rotors inside a beer-keg-sized housing. The design is compact, efficient, and could provide the same power as its six and eight-cylinder competitors. But it's true hallmark is that it can happily spin to 7,000 RPM with incredible smoothness. This is the original motor, and such low mileage (averaging less than 1,500 miles annually) also means an amazing engine presentation. It has the crisp and clean look that you know this car was babied. But just because this is so well preserved, it would be a shame not to take it out on the road. After all, the four-speed automatic transmission w/overdrive, fully independent suspension, low-mounted motor (i.e. low center of gravity), and four-wheel disc brake package combine to offer the ideal mixture of performance and comfort.
You get plenty of the right paperwork with the sale, including the original dealer checklist, reproduction window sticker, owner's manual, title documentation, and maintenance records. This is a unique grand touring machine that also has survivor status. It's amazing you can get a droptop classic like this for such a value price. Call today!!!