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Acura Automobiles
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Chassis
    09/18/2002 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL is equipped with 4-wheel, independent double-wishbone suspension with coil springs, 4-wheel disc brakes with ventilated front rotors, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), and stabilizer bars at both front and rear. LOW...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Structure
    09/18/2002 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL has a stamped-sheet-steel unit-body structure that contributes greatly to an overall feeling of solidity and poise. Created with the same NASTRAN stress-analysis software used to design the space shuttle, this lightw...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Body
    09/18/2002 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL body design has been honed to perfection. While displaying a muscular stance and dynamic appearance, it maintains an enduring elegance and sophistication. The body of the 3.5 RL provides generous interior space and...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Interior
    09/18/2002 - OVERVIEW As a crucial component of Acura's flagship, the RL's interior received a great deal of attention -from major issues such as control location and passenger head, hip, and shoulder room to smaller details such as extra-large beve...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Safety
    09/18/2002 - OVERVIEW Advances in strength and rigidity of the unit-body structure, as well as innovations in side-impact protection and air bag technology, make the 3.5 RL as safe and secure as it is comfortable and gratifying to drive. For incre...
  • 2003 Acura Lineup Features More Powerful MDX and Ultra Sporty 3.2 CL
    09/18/2002 - For 2003, Acura has made significant performance enhancements to two of its key models. The hot-selling MDX luxury sports utility vehicle receives a variety of engine enhancements that result in 20 additional horsepower, a new 5-speed ...
  • Acura 2003 Model Year Change Summary
    09/18/2002 - Acura Overview For the 2003 model year, Acura features performance upgrades on two of its most popular models and numerous other refinements across its entire product lineup. To make the CL luxury performance coupe even more exhilaratin...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL Specifications
    09/18/2002 - POWERTRAIN Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC, 90-degree V-6 Horsepower, SAE Net 225 hp @ 5,200 rpm ...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL Features
    09/18/2002 - ENGINEERING FEATURES 3.5 RL 3.5-liter, 225 hp, 24-valve, SOHC, V-6 aluminum alloy engine X ...
  • 2003 3.5 RL Offers Quality, Craftsmanship and Refinement
    09/18/2002 - For 2003, the Acura 3.5 RL luxury sedan receives a number of subtle refinements that highlight and enhance the car's already unparalleled level of craftsmanship, making Acura's flagship even more luxurious and sophisticated. "T...
  • Acura MDX Receives Performance Enhancements and New Features
    09/18/2002 - The 2003 Acura MDX luxury sport utility vehicle receives a number of performance improvements and additional features designed to enhance its position as the benchmark in the luxury SUV category. Engine modifications including a n...
  • 2003 Acura MDX Specifications
    09/18/2002 - POWERTRAIN Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC VTEC 60-degree V-6 Horsepower, SAE Net 260 hp @ 5,750 rpm ...
  • 2003 Acura MDX Features
    09/18/2002 - ENGINEERING FEATURES MDX 3.5-liter, 260 hp, 24-valve, SOHC, V-6 aluminum-alloy engine X ...
  • 2003 Acura NSX -- Body
    09/17/2002 - 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. A lightweight struc...
  • 2003 Acura RSX -- Introduction
    09/17/2002 - OVERVIEW Available in two distinct models-the sporty RSX and the high-performance RSX Type-S-this sports coupe ideally complements the Acura line-up of precision-crafted luxury performance vehicles. With their high-performance engines,...
  • 2003 Acura RSX -- Powertrain
    09/17/2002 - OVERVIEWThe two engines offered in the Acura RSX incorporate a host ofinnovative features designed to deliver a cutting-edge combination ofperformance, fuel efficiency, and low emissions. Most apparent is thei-VTEC "intelligent" va...
  • 2003 Acura RSX -- Chassis
    09/17/2002 - OVERVIEW The RSX chassis was designed to achieve quick handling response, outstanding grip, a smooth and compliant ride, excellent stability, and exceptional packaging efficiency to help maximize spaciousness in the passenger cabin and...
  • 2003 Acura RSX -- Body & Interior
    09/17/2002 - OVERVIEW The bodywork of the RSX leaves no doubt in the minds of beholders: clearly, this is a car designed for the driving enthusiast. From its rakishly angled hood to its broad stance, deep chin spoiler, combination headlights, and s...
  • 2003 Acura RSX -- Safety
    09/17/2002 - OVERVIEW Occupant safety is important to the design of any new Acura, and the RSX is equipped with an array of standard occupant-protection systems. The RSX was designed with the goal of achieving a 5-star NCAP rating for front impacts...
  • 2003 Acura RSX Specifications
    09/17/2002 - POWERTRAIN RSX RSX TYPE-S Engine Type 16-valve, DOHC, 2.0-liter, i-VTEC 4-cylinder Horse...