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Acura NSX

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Acura NSX

4-door, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve straight (inline) engine, 3179 cm3 / 194.0 cu in / 194.0 cu in, 206.0 kW / 276.3 hp / 276.3 hp @ 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm, 304.0 N·m / 224.2 lb·ft / 224.2 lb·ft @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AcuraIssued from1998
ModelNSXIssued until
SerieNSXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAcuraCountryJP,US

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typeNumber of seats
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4570 l / 161.39 cu ft / 161.39 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4430 mm / 174.4 in / 174.4 inTotal (curb) weight1460 kg / 3219 lb / 3219 lb
Width1820 mm / 71.7 in / 71.7 inDry weight
Height1180 mm / 46.5 in / 46.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2540 mm / 100.0 in / 100.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity68 l / 15.0 UK gal / 18.0 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.83 m2 / 19.6 sq ft / 19.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.55 m2 / 5.9 sq ft / 5.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)13.6 kW / 18.3 hp / 18.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3179 cm3 / 194.0 cu in / 194.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power206.0 kW / 276.3 hp / 276.3 hp at 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque304.0 N·m / 224.2 lb·ft / 224.2 lb·ft at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)82.4 kW / 110.5 hp / 110.5 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output64.8 kW/l / 1.424 bhp/cu in / 1.424 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.6 N·m/l / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in / 0.84 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio191.8 kW/ton / 145.3 bhp/ton / 145.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Acura NSX

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