The Mazda RX-8 is a 4-door quad coupé sports car produced from 2003 through 2012. quad coupé. The Mazda RX-8 was designed as a front mid-engine, rear-wheel drive four-seat four-door coupé. The car has near 50:50 front-rear weight distribution and a low polar moment of inertia, achieved by mounting the engine behind the front axle and the fuel tank ahead of the rear axle. A prominent feature of the Mazda RX-8 is a pair of rear-hinged "freestyle" doors (similar to suicide doors) to provide easier access to the rear seats. All Mazda RX-8 trim levels come with keyless remote central locking as a standard feature.