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Honda NSX

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Honda NSX

2-door 2-seater, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 2977 cm3 / 181.7 cu in / 181.7 cu in, 209.0 kW / 280.3 hp / 280.3 hp @ 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm, 294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)HondaIssued from1996
ModelNSXIssued until
SerieNSXNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerHonda Motor Co.CountryJP

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4390 l / 155.03 cu ft / 155.03 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4410 mm / 173.6 in / 173.6 inTotal (curb) weight1370 kg / 3020 lb / 3020 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 clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 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 TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.15
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2977 cm3 / 181.7 cu in / 181.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity496.21 cm3/cylinder / 30.281 cu in/cylinder / 30.281 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power209.0 kW / 280.3 hp / 280.3 hp at 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque294.0 N·m / 216.8 lb·ft / 216.8 lb·ft at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)83.6 kW / 112.1 hp / 112.1 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output70.2 kW/l / 1.543 bhp/cu in / 1.543 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.8 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
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 ratio207.2 kW/ton / 157.0 bhp/ton / 157.0 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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/50-R15Tyres rear225/80-50-R16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Honda NSX

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