1971 to 1978
Saloon , station wagon ,coupe
Gasoline 1.3-1.6 liters
The Mazda 818 was a car that Mazda made in Japan from 1971 to 1978. Together with the models 1000 , 1500/1800 and 616 it was one of the first models that Mazda also offered in Europe. In other markets the car was introduced as Mazda Familia (USA, Japan) or Mazda 808 (USA, Australia, New Zealand). The model name Familia Mazda had previously used for the models 800 and 1000 , and later also as the 323. Since Mazda 1000 and Mazda 818 have been in the same range in some markets at the same time, the model 818 was called the distinction of Grand Familia .
The car was initially available as a four-door sedan (sedan) and two-door coupe. This had the same four-cylinder OHC series engine in Europe with 1,586 cc and 75 hp (55 kW) as the 616. Engine power was transmitted to the rear wheels via a manual four-speed mid-gear transmission and a propeller shaft.
In 1976, the first model update. With the most important change for Europe was the new engine with 1272 cc and 60 hp (44 kW) instead of the (initially available) 1.6 -liter R4 engine could be ordered. Cosmetic changes involved round headlamps instead of the previous rectangular headlamps, minor retouchings on the bodywork trim, and new-design rims. As an additional body variant , a 5-door station wagon was offered under the name Variable . The sedan with 1.3-l R4 engine could be ordered on request with a three-speed automatic.
From 1972 to 1978, the Mazda 818 was offered in all body styles with dual-disc Wankel engine and modified body front than RX-3 . This model variant has not been available in all markets and has been sold in Japan, the USA, Australia and New Zealand under the model name Savanna .1979, The 818 Coupe or RX-3 coupe was replaced with the new Mazda RX-7 , the sedan was replaced by the new Mazda 626 and the estate by the new Mazda 929 .
The Mazda RX-3 was a built from 1972 to 1978 model of the Japanese car manufacturer Mazda with twin-disc rotary engine of 491 or 573 cc chamber volume. Offered were a four-door sedan, a two-door coupe and a five-door station wagon. The RX-3 was a trim and engine variant of the Mazda 818 . In Japan, the model was sold under the name Mazda Savanna .
Engines: Gasoline 1.3-1.6 liters
Drive: Rear wheel drive
Transmission: manual four-speed or Auto option
Power: 60-75 hp (44-55 kW)
Length: 3970 mm
Width: 1595 mm
Height: 1380 mm
Wheelbase: 2310 mm
Curb weight: 900 kg