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Acura Automobiles
  • 2002 Acura 3.2 CL -- Safety
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW Though performance and drivability were the focal points during development of the CL, these characteristics were not achieved at the expense of safety, security and accident avoidance. The CL is engineered to help drivers avoid...
  • 2002 Acura 3.2 CL -- Manufacturing
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW The CL is assembled exclusively at the Honda of America Manufacturing facility in Marysville, Ohio. The vast majority of components and parts are sourced and manufactured in the United States. Local suppliers were brought in on ...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL -- Introduction
    09/27/2001 - The flagship sedan in the Acura lineup, the 3.5 RL reflects its manufacturer's unrelenting pursuit of automotive excellence. For 2002, the RL boasts significant enhancements in power, handling, NVH isolation, and security, allowing it t...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL -- Powertrain
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL is powered by an all-aluminum, 3.5-liter, single-overhead-camshaft, 90-degree V-6 engine that produces 225 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 231 lb.-ft. of torque at 4700 rpm. Four valves-per-cylinder, a three-stage variable...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL -- Chassis
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL is equipped with 4-wheel, independent double-wishbone suspension with coil springs, 4-wheel disc brakes with ventilated front rotors, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), and stabilizer bars at both front and rear. For 200...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL -- Structure
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL has a stamped-sheet-steel unit-body structure that contributes greatly to an overall feeling of solidity and poise. Created with the same NASTRAN stress-analysis software used to design the space shuttle, this lightwe...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL -- Body
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL body design has been honed to perfection. While displaying a muscular stance and dynamic appearance, it maintains an enduring elegance and sophistication. The body of the 3.5 RL provides generous interior space and he...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL -- Interior
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW Because it is the flagship in the Acura line, the RL's interior received a great deal of attention - from major issues such as control location and passenger head, hip, and shoulder room to smaller details such as extra-large be...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL -- Safety
    09/27/2001 - OVERVIEW Advances in strength and rigidity of the unit-body structure, as well as innovations in side-impact protection and air bag technology, make the 3.5 RL as safe and secure as it is comfortable and gratifying to drive. For increase...
  • 2002 Acura 3.2 TL and Type-S Specifications
    09/27/2001 - POWERTRAIN 3.2 TL 3.2 TL TYPE-S Engine Type 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6 3.2-liter, SOHC VTEC V-6 ...
  • 2002 Acura 3.2 TL and Type-S Features
    09/27/2001 - ENGINEERING FEATURES 3.2 TL 3.2 TL TYPE-S 3.2-liter, 225 hp, 24-valve, SOHC, V-6 aluminum alloy ...
  • 2002 Acura RSX and RSX Type-S Specifications
    09/27/2001 - POWERTRAIN RSX RSX TYPE-S Engine Type 16-valve, DOHC, 2.0-liter, i-VTEC 4-cylinder Ho...
  • 2002 Acura RSX and RSX Type-S Features
    09/26/2001 - ENGINEERING FEATURES RSX RSX TYPE-S 2.0-liter, 160 hp, 16-valve, DOHC, 4-cylinder aluminum ...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL Specifications
    09/26/2001 - POWERTRAIN Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC 90-degree V-6 Horsepower, SAE Net 225 hp @ 5200 rpm ...
  • 2002 Acura 3.5 RL Features
    09/26/2001 - ENGINEERING FEATURES 3.5 RL 3.5-liter, 225 hp, 24-valve, SOHC, V-6 aluminum alloy engine x 3-stage, Vari...
  • 2002 Acura MDX Specifications
    09/25/2001 - POWERTRAIN Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC VTEC 60-degree V-6 Horsepower, SAE Net 240 hp @ 5300 rpm ...
  • 2002 Acura MDX Features
    09/24/2001 - ENGINEERING FEATURES MDX 3.5-liter, 240 hp, 24-valve, SOHC, V-6 aluminum-alloy engine x ...
  • 2002 Acura - Introduction
    09/24/2001 - INTRODUCTION The launch of the Acura Automobile Division on March 27, 1986, was a uniquely historic event, not just for Acura and its customers, but also for the world automotive industry. It was the beginning of a bold and spectacularl...
  • Acura Turns Up the Performance for 2002
    09/24/2001 - With the introduction of the all-new 2002 RSX sports coupe and the 2002 3.2 TL Type-S luxury performance sedan, Acura adds a dose of exhilarating performance to its already potent lineup of precision-crafted, luxury performance vehicles....
  • All-New Acura RSX Powered By Next-Generation i-VTEC Engine Technology
    09/24/2001 - The all-new RSX sports coupe is powered by Acura's advanced, next-generation i-VTEC™ engine with an "intelligent" valve control system, the latest evolution of the company's legendary VTEC™ technology. Working in concert wit...