by rotarychainsaw on Dec 20, 2008 Vehicle: 1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 2dr Hatchback
The turbo model is getting rare and people are starting to look for unmolested specimens. It is a great car with a definite 1990s look to it. Perfect weight distribution and decent power is pure win. The turbo models have huge potential to make power. Things I dislike are interior rattles and plastic quality. The car is 17 years old at least, so I guess it is expected.
by Pat on Jan 24, 2008 Vehicle: 1991 Mazda RX-7 2dr Hatchback
What a car! I have owned this car for a little over two years and have been nothing but satisfied with this little rocket. This car loves to drive on the highway. Acceleration from a dead stop is not so great but once on the move it turns into a rocket. The rotary engine is an amazing piece of technology. This car only displaces 1.3L but makes rediculous power. The lightweight almost perfectly balanced RWD coupe gets decent gas mileage for a sports car averaging about 20-21 mpg with 65% highway and 35% city driving. Parts can be pricey but if the car is maintained properly not many problems arise. If any engine work is needed for any reason dont bring to local mech. find a rotory mech.
by Rotaryman on Sep 24, 2007 Vehicle: 1991 Mazda RX-7 Turbo 2dr Hatchback
Ever since I got into rotary engines, I just could not stop. It has become an addiction. I started off with a 1991 coupe, I loved the smoothness of the ride and acceleration. Once I got a rotary turbo, I have been hooked. Power in the mid-high RPMs is superb. The handling and feel of the car is world class. I do not think I can sell this car unless it is for a 93+ RX-7. During its time in the late 80s, it was the champ.
by 19RX791 on Apr 18, 2007 Vehicle: 1991 Mazda RX-7 2dr Hatchback
I have owned a 91 n/a rx7 for over a year now and have fallen in love. For such a small engine it packs a punch. Handling is great, acceleration is outstanding considering engine size, manual transmission a must if performance is required. Will out perform many new cars and almost all unmodified 4 cylinder and some 6 cylinder cars. No major repairs yet, just basics such as brakes, plugs and wires, tires, etc. Check and change oil regularly. As long as maintenance is performed when or before schedule its an excellent car.
by Rio on Jan 18, 2006 Vehicle: 1991 Mazda RX-7 2dr Hatchback
This car a been extremely reliable for the entire time I've owned it. It now has 215,000 miles, and has only a little more than maintenance done. It did have to be repainted, due to peeling, which is fairly common on white cars from that time period (not just Mazdas).
by GeorgeAnthony on Jun 11, 2004 Vehicle: 1991 Mazda RX-7 2dr Hatchback
I've always admired Rx-7's! These cars
are fashioned after good old high
revving race car engines.The car is a
blast to drive. The car seems to want
to go faster even after reaching the 6 -
7 thousand rpm range. Acceleration is a
very quick on this car, especially when
you have the rpm's up.I just wished the
car came with a larger tank....:)The
fact that it's a rotary engine
shouldn't scare you, there are many
Japanese auto shops that would love to
work on a car like this, at least from
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