Ferrari vs Porsche vs Mazda RX-8
Open Test Day at VIR. On board Koni Challenge ST Mazda RX-8 running 2:12@VIR. The Ferrari and Porsche GT3Cup cars obviously have more power but the RX-8 hangs in the twisties! This is an NRG Motorsports prepped Challenge car driven by Nick Gurucharri
RX-8 vs. 500 HP BMW M5 at VIR. Mazda RX-8 wins.
Second session on Saturday, June 14, 2008. Finally let me pass after 1-3/4 laps. Both the BMW driver and I are advanced, high-performance driving instructors.
The RX-8 is completely stock except for a B&B muffler and Hawk HP Plus pads on the front. It does not have traction control or stability control. Tires are original stock street Potenzas. No doubt the M5 is stock too, and this has more to do with weight than horsepower.
Camera is a Creative Labs Vado cheapcorder stuck to the windshield with a suction cup cellphone holder. Video was recorded upside-down due to the mount, and was transcoded to rotate it. Quality suffered.
My RX8 0 - 200 kph 27.2 sec. on 1 Km!! (stock,manual 231hp)
Szevasztok Magyarok! STOCK manual 231 hp RX-8 0-153 kph (96 mph) on 1/4 mile in 14.48 sec!!!(a Ferrari 360 Spyder, 400 hp does 1/4 mile in 12.73 sec).. / 0-100 kph (62 mph) in 6.72 sec. (Factory: 6.4 sec.) / 0-128 kph (80 mph) in 10.13 sec. / 0-144 kph (90 mph) in 12.43 sec. / 0-150 kph (93.7 mph) in 13.94 sec. / 0-160 kph (100 mph) in 16.05 sec. / 0-176 kph (110 mph) in 19.92 sec. / 0-192 kph (120 mph) in 24.06 sec. / 0-200 kph (124 mph) in 27.23 sec (on less than 2/3 mile) and 0-209 kph (near 131 mph) in 32.93 sec (on other vid from me 32.1 sec. and 0-220 kph in 39.4 sec.) Besttime: 0-230 kph in 44.6 sec on straight road(till max. 9000 rpm in every gear). NO DOWNHILL, NO WIND, 9 DEGREES CELSIUS, DRY ROAD
Mazda RX8 R3 Driving - Exhaust from Interior
Late night drive recorded on my iPhone. Exhaust is stock, but still unique. (heart) ..
the speed was set to KMH btw just to scare my friends lol
the yellow light next to my gas is NOT the near empty indicator.. it's the indicator to let you know that the traction control is off.