HEADLINES

2002 Acura NSX Specifications

POWERTRAIN

Manual

Automatic

Engine Type

3.2-liter, DOHC VTEC V-6

3.0-liter, DOHC VTEC V-6

Horsepower, SAE Net

290 hp @ 7100 rpm

252 hp @ 6600 rpm

Torque, SAE Net

224 lb-ft @ 5500 rpm

210 lb-ft @ 5300 rpm

Redline

8000 rpm

7500 rpm

Bore & Stroke

3.66 in x 3.07 in (93 mm x 78 mm)

3.54 in x 3.07 in (90 mm x 78 mm)

Displacement

194 cu in (3179 cc)

181 cu in (2977 cc)

Compression Ratio

10.2:1

10.2:1

Induction System

Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) with Variable Volume Induction System

Valvetrain

Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC™), 4 valves per cylinder, belt-driven, dual overhead camshaft

Engine Block

Aluminum alloy with Fiber Reinforced Metal (FRM) cylinder liners

Aluminum alloy with cast-in iron cylinder liners

Cylinder Head

Aluminum alloy

Connecting Rods

Titanium

Emission Control

Electronically controlled EGR LEV emission control

Ignition System

Direct ignition system with knock control

Alternator

120 amp max

Battery

12V, maintenance-free

Recommended Fuel

Premium unleaded, 91 octane

Layout

Transverse mounted, mid-ship engine/rear-wheel-drive

Transmission

6-speed manual

4-speed automatic with sequential SportShift and steering-column mounted shifter toggle

Ratios (:1)

3.067

2.611

1st

1.957

1.552

2nd

1.429

1.026

3rd

1.125

0.684

4th

0.914

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5th

0.718

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6th

3.186

1.909

Reverse

4.062

4.428

Final

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CHASSIS

Body Type

All-aluminum unit body

Front Suspension

Independent, all-aluminum, double-wishbone with coil springs, stabilizer bar and compliance pivot

Rear Suspension

Independent, all-aluminum, double-wishbone with coil springs and stabilizer bar

Shock Absorbers

Gas-pressurized with Acura Progressive Valve technology, front and rear

Stabilizer Bars

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Front

18.3 mm diameter x 3.0 mm wall thickness

Rear

17.5 mm diameter x 2.3 mm wall thickness

Steering Type

Variable, electric power-assisted, rack-and-pinion

Steering Ratio

18.6:1

Steering Wheel Turns (lock to lock)

3.24

Turning Circle (curb to curb)

38.1 ft (11.6 m)

Wheels

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Front

17 x 7.0 in JJ forged aluminum alloy

Rear

17 x 9 in JJ forged aluminum alloy

Tires

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Front

215/40R1783Y Ultra-High Performance

Rear

255/40R1794Y Ultra-High Performance

Braking System

Power-assisted, 4-wheel disc brakes with 4 channel ABS

Front Discs

Ventilated, 11.7 in (298 mm) diameter; 1.1 in (28 mm) rotor thickness

Rear Discs

Ventilated, 11.9 in (303 mm) diameter; 0.9 in (23 mm) rotor thickness

Total Swept Area

Front: 221.1 sq in (1426 cm2) Rear: 229.2 sq in (1479 cm2)

Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)

4-channel system with 4 wheel speed sensors and electric/hydraulic control

CAPACITITES

Crankcase

6.7 US qt (6.3 L)

Cooling System

16.9 US qt (16.0 L)

17.4 US qt (16.5 L)

Fuel Tank

18.5 US gal (70.0 L)

Volumes

Passenger

48.9 cu ft

Cargo

5.0 cu ft

Total

53.9 cu ft

FUEL ECONOMY

EPA Fuel Mileage -- City / Highway

17 / 24

17 / 24

EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Wheelbase

99.6 in (2530 mm)

Track, front

59.5 in (1510 mm)

Track, rear

60.7 in (1540 mm)

Overall Length

174.2 in (4425 mm)

Overall Width

71.3 in (1810 mm)

Overall Height

46.1 in (1170 mm)

Curb Weight

3153 lb (1430 kg)

3197 lb (1450 kg)

Weight Distribution (% front / rear)

40 / 60

AERODYNAMICS

Coefficient of Drag (Cd)

0.30

Coefficient of Lift (Cl)

0.05

Frontal Area (A)

19.16 sq ft (1.78 m2)

Air Drag Coefficient (Cd x A)

0.57

INTERIOR DIMENSIONS

Head Room

36.3 in (921 mm)

Leg Room

44.3 in (1126 mm)

Hip Room

53.8 in (1366 mm)

Shoulder Room

52.5 in (1334 mm)

WARRANTIES

Vehicle

4-year / 50,000-mile limited warranty

Outer Body Rust-Through

5-year / unlimited-mile limited warranty

Acura Total Luxury Care (TLC) with roadside assistance

4-year / 50,000-mile

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