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Acura Automobiles
  • 1997 NSX/NSX-T Powertrain
    06/30/1996 - Overview The new standard engine on the NSX is an all-aluminum, 90-degree, 3.2-liter (3179 cc), dual-overhead-cam, 4-valve-per-cylinder V-6 which produces 290 horsepower at 7100 rpm and 224 lbs-ft of torque at 5500 rpm. It is mated to an...
  • 1997 NSX/NSX-T Manufacturing
    06/30/1996 - Manufacturing The central goal behind the design of the unique NSX assembly plant in Tochigi, Japan, is to produce the highest-quality automotive product in the world. This plant has no automated conveyor line. Rather, each car is mount...
  • 1997 NSX/NSX-T Interior
    06/30/1996 - Concept and Goals The objective was to create an interior that was the sports car equivalent of a jet fighter pilot's helmet. The key elements of this concept were unlimited visibility, a feeling of snugness or intimacy with the interio...
  • 1997 NSX/NSX-T Chassis
    06/30/1996 - Overview Outstanding handling characteristics have been a hallmark of the NSX and NSX- T since their inception. For 1997, key chassis refinements have been made to complement the performance enhancements that have been engineered into th...
  • 1997 NSX/NSX-T Body
    06/30/1996 - Overview A rigid structure is of paramount importance in a performance car. High rigidity provides a stable platform for proper suspension geometry and alignment, and it makes possible a tight, rattle-free interior. Additionally, central...
  • 1997 Acura CL Specifications
    06/01/1996 - Engine Type 3.0-liter, 24-valve SOHC w /VTEC V-6 (3.0CL) 2.2-liter, 16-valve SOHC w /VTEC inline 4-cylinder (2.2CL) Horsepower, SAE net 200 hp @5500 rpm (3.0CL) 145 hp @5500 rpm (2.2CL)...