Acura Automobiles News

2002 Acura RSX -- Chassis

Oct 1, 2001 — OVERVIEW The goals for the RSX chassis were high indeed: achieve quick handling response, outstanding grip, a smooth and compliant ride, excellent stability, and exceptional packaging efficiency to help maximize spaciousness in the passe...

2002 Acura RSX -- Body and Interior

Oct 1, 2001 — 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 sl...

2002 Acura RSX -- Safety

Oct 1, 2001 — OVERVIEW Safety has always been, and continues to be, of paramount importance in 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 ...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Introduction

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW With the introduction of an all-new model in 1999, the Acura TL sedan earned glowing praise from the public and the automotive press alike, quickly establishing itself as a sales leader in the highly competitive near-luxury segm...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Powertrain

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW Two engines are offered in the 2002 TL. Propelling the 3.2TL is an all-aluminum, 3.2-liter V-6 that uses 24 valves and Acura's innovative VTEC system to deliver 225 horsepower and 216 lb-ft. of torque. The V-6 in the high-perfo...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Chassis

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW The TL was built with the ambitious goal of providing world-class refinement and exceptional handling performance. It is built on the Global Midsize Platform, a new-generation, front-drive platform that combines the packaging ef...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Body

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW The Acura TL, designed and engineered by Honda R&D in Torrance, California, and Raymond, Ohio, moves into 2002 with a host of revisions that enhance the car's already sleek appearance while also adding a measure of sporty fl...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Interior

Sep 28, 2001 — INTERIOR ROOMINESS With 110.8 cubic feet of interior volume, the TL ranks as a midsize car -- and one of the most spacious sedans in its class. To create this roomy, five-passenger cabin environment, engineers capitalized on the space ef...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Safety

Sep 28, 2001 — OVERVIEW Because passenger safety was of paramount importance in the creation of the TL, a comprehensive array of occupant-protection systems and features are included as standard equipment. The TL Type-S is equipped with a standard Acur...

2002 Acura 3.2 TL -- Manufacturing

Sep 28, 2001 — MANUFACTURING OVERVIEW The TL is assembled exclusively by Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc., at its Marysville, Ohio, auto assembly plant, using domestic and globally sourced parts. North American parts suppliers were involved from th...

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