After a ton of research, spreadsheet comparisons, and debates.... I ended up with a pretty clear winner: A Mazda RX8
For a more in depth explanation of why I chose this car to convert, feel free to check out my write up on the car.
But just for some quick highlights...
Mazda RX8 Shinka
- 2900 lbs.
- 6 Speed Manual
- Rear Wheel Drive
- 9,000rpm ICE motor
- Carbon Fiber Driveshaft
- 4 Door, 4 Passenger
- Drag Coefficient: 0.31
- Heated Leather seats with suede inserts
- Copper Red paint unique to 2006 Shinka Special Editions