1997 Acura NSX/NSX-T Specifications

6/30/1996 8:53:00 PM

Specifications
Engine Type Manual 3.2-liter (3179 cc), DOHC, V-6
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Automatic
3.0-liter (2977 cc), DOHC, V-6
Horsepower, SAE net Manual
290 hp @7100 rpm
. Automatic
252 hp @6600 rpm
Torque, SAE net
Manual
224 lbs-ft @5500 rpm
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Automatic
210 lbs-ft @5300 rpm
Redline
Manual
8000 rpm
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Automatic
7500 rpm
Bore & Stroke
Manual
3.66 in x 3.07 in
(93.0mm x 78.0mm)
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Automatic
3.54 in x 3.07 in
(90.0mm x 78.0mm)
Displacement
Manual
194 cu in (3179 cc)
. Automatic 181 cu in (2977 cc)
Compression Ratio 10.2:1
Induction System Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with Variable Volume Induction System
Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven, dual overhead camshafts with Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC) system
Engine Block Manual Aluminum alloy with FRM cylinder liners
. Automatic Aluminum alloy with cast-iron cylinder liners
Cylinder Head Aluminum alloy
Connecting Rods Titanium
Emission Control 3-way catalytic converter
Ignition System Electronic direct ignition
Alternator 12V, 120 amp. max
Battery 12V, 65 amp/hr., maintenance-free
Front Suspension Independent aluminum doublewishbone with coil springs, stabilizer bar and compliance pivot
Rear Suspension Independent aluminum doublewishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar
Recommended Fuel Premium unleaded 91 octane
Body Type All-aluminum unit body
Shock Absorbers Telescopic/ gas-filled, front & rear
Steering Type Electric, variable power-assist, rack-and-pinion
Steering Ratio 18.6:1
Steering Wheel Turns, lock-to-Iock 3.07
Turning Circle, curb-to-curb 38.1 ft (11.6 m)
Wheels Forged aluminum alloy
. Front 16 x 7 JJ
. Rear 17x8.5JJ
Tires Front 215/45 ZR 16
. Rear 245/40 ZR 17
Braking System Dual-diagonal, power-assisted, 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes; 4-channel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Front Discs Ventilated, 11.7 in (298 mm) diameter, 28 mm rotor thickness
Rear Discs Ventilated 11.9 in (303 mm) diameter, 23 mm rotor thickness
Swept Area Front 221.1 in (1426 cm2)
. Rear 229.2 in (1479 cm2)
Parking Brake Rear, mechanical
Powertrain
Type Transverse mid ship-engine / rear-wheel drive
Transmission Ratios (:1)
6-speed manual
4-speed electronically controlled automatic with programmed lockup torque converter and SportShift (optional)
1st
3.066
2.611
2nd
1.956
1.551
3rd
1.428
1.025
4th
1.125
0.684
5th
0.914
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6th
0.717
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Reverse
3.186
1.909
Final Drive
4.062
4.428
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Capacities
Crankcase Including filter
6.7 U.s. quarts (6.3 liters)
Cooling System Manual 16.9 Us. quarts (16.0 liters)
Engine Block Automatic 17.4 U.s. quarts (16.5 liters)
Fuel Tank 18.5 U.s. gallons (70 liters)
Passenger Volume 48.9 cu ft
EPA Cargo Volume 5.0 cu ft
Total Volume 53.9 cu ft
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Fuel Economy
Factory Estimated Fuel Mileage, City / Highway*
17/24 (manual) 18/24 (automatic)
*Use for comparison purposes only. Californin figures are the same. Your mileage may vary.
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Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase 99.6 in (2530 mm)
Track, front 59.4 in (1510 mm)
Track, rear 60.2 in (1530 mm)
Length 174.2 in (4425 mm)
Overall width 71.3 in (1810 mm)
Height 46.1 in (1170 mm)
Curb Weight Coupe N5X-T
Manual
Automatic

3069 lbs (1392 kg)
3113 lbs (1412 kg)

3164lbs (1435kg)
3208lbs (1455kg)
Weight Distribution (%F/R) 42/58
Coefficient of Drag (Cd) 0.32
Coefficient of Lift (Cl) 0.05
Frontal Area (A) 19.16 sq ft (1.78 m2)
Air Drag Coefficient (CDx A)
0.57
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Interior Dimensions
Head Room
36.3 in (921 mm)
Leg Room
44.3 in (1126 mm)
Automatic Hip Room 53.8 in (1366 mm)
Shoulder Room 52.5 in (1334 mm)
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Warranties
Vehicle 4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty
Outer Body Rust-Through 5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty
Roadside Assistance (TLC) 4-year / 50,000-miles