Acura RS-X Prototype Summary

1/8/2001 7:36:06 PM

The RS-X is a sports coupe prototype that offers the first glimpse of the technology and styling direction for the all-new Integra replacement to be introduced later this year.

RS-X Prototype Key Features:

  • The RS-X prototype borrows on Acura's heritage of sports car racing and precision engineering
  • The RS-X combines a new generation i-VTEC engine, a highly aerodynamic body and sport-tuned chassis to deliver exhilarating style and performance in a luxury-class sports coupe

Key features of the Acura RS-X Prototype include:

  • 2.0-liter, 16-valve DOHC engine producing approximately 200 horsepower
  • DOHC i-VTEC "intelligent" system with variable cam timing for enhanced performance and efficiency across the power band
  • Close ratio 6-speed manual transmission
  • Track-tuned fully independent front and rear suspension
  • 4-Wheel disc brakes with anti-lock braking system (ABS)
  • Sweeping curves and sharply chiseled accent lines
  • 225/45R18 Michelin Tires and BBS light alloy wheels
  • Distinctive front fascia highlighted by large, bright multi-reflector headlights and deeply beveled chin spoiler
  • Sporty rear fascia complemented by a four-lamp taillight assembly
  • Recaro sport seats and perforated black leather trim
  • Power moonroof
  • AM/FM/Cassette/CD stereo with 6-disc in-dash CD changer and trunk mounted subwoofer