What Was The Mazda RX-7 FD’s Original Price?

The Mazda RX-7 FD was one of the hottest cars of its time. It’s incredible handling and futuristic design were the envy of many, and who could forget the car’s mighty rotary engine. Today the Mazda RX-7 FD has become a true collectors item with some examples selling for tens of thousands of dollars, but how much were they new?

The third generation Mazda RX-7 was introduced in 1992 and production would last until 2002. It featured an incredibly complex twin turbocharging system that boosted power to 252 horsepower, however, later versions would produce as much as 276 horsepower.

In Japan, prices for the 1992 RX-7 FD started at 3,600,000 yen and went up to around 4,440,000 yen for the automatic Type X model. Prices fluctuated during the car’s production run with some years being more and some less expensive.

Below we have listed the different models and years of the Mazda RX-7 FD (up to 1997) and their original prices in Japan. We have also included the conversion to USD and what those prices equal today.

We could not find information for the prices from 1998 to 2002, but if we do we will add them to this article.

Mazda RX-7 FD Original Price 

1992 Mazda RX-7 FD (from December 1991)

Exchange rate of 1 United States dollar to Japanese yen is 122.84 (taken from October 1992).

ModelPrice in Yen (¥) Price in USD ($)2020 Price ($)
Type S (5MT)3,600,000

 

29,306

 

53,555
Type S (4AT)3,700,000

 

30,120

 

55,043
Type R (5MT)3,850,000

 

31,342

 

57,276
TYPE RZ (5MT)4,050,000 

32,970

 

60,251
Type X (5MT)4,340,000

 

35,331

 

64,566
Type X (4AT)4,440,000

 

36,145

 

66,053

1993 Mazda RX-7 FD

Exchange rate of 1 United States dollar to Japanese yen is 108.40 (taken from October 1993).

ModelPrice in YenPrice in USD2020 Price
TYPE RII (5MT)3,380,00031,181

 

55,326
TOURING S (4AT)3,740,000

 

34,502

 

61,218
TYPE R (5MT)3,910,000

 

36,070

 

64,000
TOURING X (4AT)4,230,00039,022

 

69,238

1994 Mazda RX-7 FD

Exchange rate of 1 United States dollar to Japanese yen is 99.60 (taken from October 1994).

ModelPrice in YenPrice in USD2020 Price
TYPE RII BATHURST (5MT)    2,998,000

 

30,100

 

52,074

1995 Mazda RX-7 FD

Exchange rate of 1 United States dollar to Japanese yen is 101.35 (taken from October 1995).

ModelPrice in YenPrice in USD2020 Price
TOURING X (4AT)                                3,285,000

 

32,412

 

54,529
TYPE R BATHURST (5MT)    3,285,000

 

32,412

 

54,529
TYPE R BATHURST X (5MT)    3,350,00033,054

 

55,609
TYPE R-S (5MT)                 3,890,000

 

38,382

 

64,572
TYPE RZ (5MT)  3,960,00039,073

 

65,735

1996 Mazda RX-7 FD

Exchange rate of 1 United States dollar to Japanese yen is 111.45 (taken from October 1996).

ModelPrice in YenPrice in USD2020 Price
TYPE RB (5MT)  3,200,000

 

28,712

 

46,918
TYPE RB BATHURST (5MT)                    3,400,00030,507

 

49,852
TYPE RS (5MT)  3,665,000

 

32,885

 

53,738
TOURING X (4AT)                3,815,00034,231

 

55,937
TYPE RZ (5MT)  3,975,000

 

35,666

 

58,282

 

1997 Mazda RX-7 FD

Exchange rate of 1 United States dollar to Japanese yen is 120.30 (taken from October 1997).

ModelPrice in YenPrice in USD2020 Price
TYPE RB BATHURST X (5MT)    3,370,000

 

28,013

 

44,749

Note: we could not find any data for the price of the Mazda RX-7 FD post 1997.

How Much Does a Mazda RX-7 FD Cost in 2020?

Prices for the third generation Mazda RX-7 haven’t gone quite as crazy as the likes of the Toyota Supra Mk4 and the Nissan GT-R R34, however, they are still getting up there. Expect to pay around $25,000 to $40,000 for a good one, but ones in immaculate condition will go for even more (for example this one).

If you are interested in purchasing a Mazda RX-7 FD, make sure you check out our “Buying a Mazda RX7 FD – Ultimate Guide” article.

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