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 Mazda Eunos Roadster
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・The Eunos Roadster was the iconic lightweight sports car of the 1990s.
・It had a unibody structure, based on the so-called "Jinba Ittai" (rider and horse as one) concept.
・It was conceived and designed to be simple, having just a single engine type.
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Storage location:MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION (3-1, Shinchi, Fuchu-cho, Aki-gun, Hiroshima 730-86
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Year manufactured:1989
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Manufacturer:Mazda Motor Corporation
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Classification:Mass-production vehicle
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Current status:In use: on public display
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Vehicle name / Manufacture
Vehicle name:Eunos Roadster
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Model name:(Model E-NA6CE)
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Company name:Mazda Motor Corporation
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Year manufactured:1989
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Designed by:Toshihiko Hirai
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Vehicle type/usage:Lightweight sports car
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Location of actual vehicle/replica:Mazda Motor Corporation
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Model / Weight
Style:Convertible
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Number of doors:2
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Passenger capacity:2
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Vehicle weight:940 kg
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Points of interest, topicality:Typical 1990s small sports car
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Body / Size
Overall length:3970 mm
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Overall width:1675 mm
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Overall height:1235 mm
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Tire size:185-60R14
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Features:Power plant frame, aluminum hood, detachable hardtop (option)
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Body / Axle / Driving / Others
Front axle:Double wishbone
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Rear axle:Double wishbone
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Wheelbase:2265 mm
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Front tread x rear tread:1405×1420 mm
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Steering:Rack and pinion type
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Features:Power plant frame
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Engine / Size / Power
Cooling/cylinder arrangement:Water-cooled/inline 4-cylinder (4A-GELU)
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Valve train:DOHC
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Bore x stroke:78×83.6 mm
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Displacement:1597 cc
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Max. power/r.p.m.:110 ps/6000 rpm
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Exhaust emissions treatment:Three-way catalyst
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Fuel tank capacity:45 L
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Hybrid
Hybrid system type:None
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Drive-train
Transmission:5MT
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Drive system:FR
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Performance
Mode fuel efficiency:-
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Reference materials:1) Mazda Technical Review, No. 8, 1990
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