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1980 Mazda RX-7 Series 1 (TWR)

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A very rare Series 1 that was treated, in period, to a body kit developed by TWR.

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To be offered by Classic Car Auctions Summer Sale taking place at the Warwickshire Event Centre on June 17th. 

Guide Price: £10,000 - £12,000

  • Launched in 1978, the all-new RX-7 featured fresh liftback styling with pop-up headlamps, neatly integrated bumpers and excellent proportions, while the well-equipped cabin boasted full instrumentation, a wide centre console and 2+2 seating
  • Powered by 2.3-litre ‘12A’ Wankel rotary engine, delivering around 101bhp to the rear wheels through a five-speed manual transmission
  • This is an original, UK-supplied, first-generation (SA22C) car that's been enhanced by various additions from the TWR parts catalogue
  • TWR supplied and fitted body-kit parts to the RX7s and were an authorised installer of the Elford turbo engine conversion
  • Finished in Metallic Black, GHV 521W features Series 1 spoilers, a TWR steering wheel and Gold 13-inch TWR alloys
  • This particular car appeared briefly on TV in an episode of Between the Lines (Ep 3.03)
  • The indicated mileage is 37,676 and the car is supplied with a partial history, spare wheel with locking wheel nuts and both sets of keys


  • Youngtimer

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