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Introduced in 2001, the Acura RSX sports was an unprecedented success that won a of industry awards including Car and Driver’s ’10 Best’ and ’10 best Engines’ Acura’s short-lived replacement for the Integra, the RSX was originally produced in and was available in two trims, the standard hatchback and the sportier Type S.

on the Honda Civic platform, comparisons to its less-expensive cousin the Acura RSR throughout its lifetime. The RSX a 2.0-liter I4 engine with that was around 150-160 for the trim, and 200-210 for the Type S. The trim model featured 141 of torque while the Type S 143 lb-ft of torque.

Both a 5-speed automatic and a manual were offered the standard trim model the Type S was available as only a manual. In 2006 the last RSX was while Acura made the TSX its coupe. A short-lived replacement for the Integra, the RSX was sold by Honda in American and Hong Kong.

In Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere, the continues to sell the Integra as the Integra. In Japan and Oceania the iS and Integra Type S and Type R were sold. Canada three models, Base, and Type S.

Rather than incrementally the previous Integra/Civic platform, chose to base the RSX on an entirely new The RSX would share a chassis the 01 Civic. Since 1994 platform was the first entirely new chassis Honda had introduced.

The division chose to market the RSX as the replacement due to it’s more and capable nature. Attempting to more brand recognition and from older, more buyers, the intent was to market the more upscale features-set and luxurious amenities. Honda to continue selling the model as the outside of North America.

Honda enthusiasts were not with the RSX suspension that MacPherson struts in the front and suspension in the rear. The K-series proved to have significant for tuning, and the engine featured VTEC, which electronically valve lift, valve and valve timing, giving the 2.0 L a flatter torque curve with smooth power relative to previous VTEX which only adjusted lift an valve duration.

the K20A3 motor, the base RSX had an of 160 hp and is available with either an or a five-speed manual transmission. The featured a 200 hp K20A2 or 210 hp in 2005 motor and a short-throw 6-speed transmissions.

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Honda switched the ’06 year vehicles to the Rev 8/04 SAE for measuring hp. For 200 the base RSX is rated at 155 hp the Type-S is rated at 201 hp. The RSX Type-S camshafts, b-pipe and muffler the exhaust, crankshaft pulley, final drive ratio and the snorkel duct from the model Honda Integra

The rev-limit was now increased from rpms to 8300 rpms.

Sold in Japan, Australia and other markets, the Honda Type-R had a reduced weight, a 220 PS / 164 kW / 217 hp engine. The Type-R also a limited slip differential and springs and shocks, 17′ on Bridgestone Potenza tires, suede seats, body and 4 piston Brembo brakes.

the RSX didn’t fit within the confines of restructured market strategy the was formulated to the Acura brand Especially since the introduction of the expensive 2006 Honda Si, the RSX was discontinued with the final built in the summer of 2006.

The Acura RSX won the ‘2001-2002 Sports comparison from Edmunds.com. In May the vehicle was awarded the ‘Four a Bubble’ comparison in Car Driver. In of 2005 the Acura RSX received the Speed’ comparison in Car Driver pitted against the Dodge ACR, Subaru Impreza Chevy Cobalt SS, and the Saturn Ion

In 2006 the Acura won the Manufacturers’ of the Speed World Challenge Car class, running both and TSXs. In the Drivers’ Championship, RSX finished 5th and 9th.

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