The horsepower of the Mazda RX8 is by 39 hp bigger in relation to the Mazda RX8 1.3 Wankel 192HP manual. Because the difference is little this should not affect the car performance largely.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
The Mazda RX8 1.3 Wankel 192HP manual is relatively slower in
comparison to the Mazda. The
difference in the amount of
10 % is
not really significant and it should
not be vitally taken by you into
account for selecting the better one of these two
The top speed of the Mazda RX8 1.3 Wankel 231HP manual is greater than the Mazda by 17 km/h, which allows the Mazda RX8 1.3 Wankel 231HP manual to travel faster large stretches of highway. The difference at the level of 17 km/h is little and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
Number of gears
The Mazda have a higher gear count in relation to the Mazda RX8 which means
that Mazda will have
faster acceleration and better fuel
economy. But the difference is not big and unless you are drag
racing at a timed event you would not even
observe the difference.