HEADLINES

NSX
  • Acura's Exotic NSX Powers Up for 1997
    01/30/1997 - With Larger Engine, 6-Speed Transmission The 1997 Acura NSX represents a significant step forward in performance for one of the most exotic, mid-engine sports cars in the world. This latest-generation NSX, which was first introduced f...
  • Engineering Innovations On the Acura NSX and NSX-T
    06/30/1996 - Body Aluminum Unit-Body Construction World's first mass produced all-aluminum body Unit body weighs only 462 lbs - 40% less than steel Incorporates unique high-strength extruded-aluminum side sills Unique heat treatment ensur...
  • 1997 Acura NSX/NSX-T Specifications
    06/30/1996 - Specifications Engine Type
  • 1997 Acura NSX Principle Engineering Features
    06/30/1996 - Principle Engineering Features Larger, more powerful 3.2-liter V-6 engine with new 6-speed manual transmission generates 290 horsepower and 224 lbs-ft of torque Larger brakes and improved ABS performance Retuned high-flow exhaust ...
  • 1997 NSX/NSX-T Introduction
    06/30/1996 - Introduction The intention in creating the Acura NSX, which was first introduced for the 1991 model year, was to produce a hand-built, exotic, mid-engine sports car that would establish entirely new levels of prestige, performance, refin...
  • 1997 Acura NSX Horsepower / Torque
    06/30/1996 - 3.2-liter DOHC VTEC V-6 Engine with 6-speed maunal transmission Maximum Horsepower: 290 @ 7100 rpm Maximum Torque: 224 LBS-FT @ 5500 rpm
  • 1997 Acura NSX/NSX-T Features
    06/30/1996 - Engineering Features Manual Automatic
  • 1997 Acura NSX Engine
    06/30/1996 - 3.2-liter, DOHC, 24-valve, VTEC V-6 Advanced Fiber Reinforced Metal (FRM) Cylinder Construction 5.3 lbs Lighter Than NSX 3.0-liter Engine Variable Volume Induction System Titanium Connecting Rods Direct Ignition System (6 Indi...
  • 1996 Acura NSX, NSX-T Specifications
    12/05/1995 - SPECIFICATIONS EngineType
  • Engineering Innovations On 1996 Acura NSX, NSX-T
    12/02/1995 - Body Aluminum Unit-Body Construction World's first aluminum production car Unit body weighs only 462 lbs - 40% less than steel Incorporates unique high-strength extruded-aluminum side sills Unique heat treatment ensures surface ...
  • 1996 Acura NSX/NSX-T- Powertrain
    12/02/1995 - Overview The NSX engine is an all-aluminum, 90-degree, 3.0-liter (2977 cc), dual-overheadcam, 4-valve-per-cylinder V-6 which produces 270 hp at 7100 rpm when mated to the manual transmission, and 252 hp at 6600 rpm when mated to th...
  • 1996 Acura NSX/NSX-T- Chassis
    12/02/1995 - Suspension The desired goals for the NSX suspension went well beyond the typical goals of high lateral adhesion, transient response and linear response to control input. The engineers wanted a suspension that allowed the driver t...
  • 1996 Acura NSX/NSX-T- Structure
    12/02/1995 - 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, c...
  • 1996 Acura NSX/NSX-T- Interior
    12/02/1995 - The objective was to create an interior that was the sports car equivalent of a jet fighter pilots helmet. The key elements of this concept were unlimited visibility, a feeling of snugness or intimacy with the interior of the veh...
  • 1996 Acura NSX/NSX-T- Manufacturing
    12/02/1995 - 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 mounted on a ...
  • 1996 Acura NSX/NSX-T Introduction
    12/02/1995 - The intention in creating the Acura NSX was to produce a hand-built, exotic, mid-engine sports car that would establish entirely new levels of prestige, performance, refinement, drive ability and reliability. The NSX is designed ...
  • Acura NSX Sets The Pace For 1996 Performance Models
    12/02/1995 - The Acura NSX continues as one of the world's greatest exotic sports cars, providing consumers with a choice of two body configurations for 1996-the hard-top NSX coupe and the open-top NSX-T with a lightweight, quickly detach...
  • 1995 Acura NSX/NSX-T -- Introduction
    06/02/1995 - The intention in creating the Acura NSX was to produce a hand-built, exotic, mid-engine sports car that would establish entirely new levels of prestige, performance, refinement, driveability and reliability. The NSX is designed to ...
  • 1995 Acura NSX/NSX-T -- Powertrain
    06/02/1995 - Overview The NSX engine is an all-aluminum, 90-degree, 3.0-liter (2977cc), dual-overhead-cam, 4-valve-per-cylinder V-6 which produces 270 hp at 7100 rpm when mated to the manual transmission, and 252 hp at 6600 rpm when mated to th...
  • 1995 Acura NSX/NSX-T -- Interior
    06/02/1995 - 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, c...