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Acura TL Type S

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Acura TL Type S

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 3210 cm3 / 195.9 cu in / 195.9 cu in, 193.9 kW / 260.0 hp / 260.0 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, automatic 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)AcuraIssued from2001
ModelTL Type SIssued until
SerieTLNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerAcuraCountryJP,US

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4890 mm / 192.5 in / 192.5 inTotal (curb) weight1614 kg / 3558 lb / 3558 lb
Width1793 mm / 70.6 in / 70.6 inDry weight
Height1364 mm / 53.7 in / 53.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2746 mm / 108.1 in / 108.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1552 mm / 61.1 in / 61.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1534 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inWeight distribution (front)62.0 % / 62.0 % / 62.0 %
Ground clearance135 mm / 5.3 in / 5.3 inFuel capacity65 l / 14.3 UK gal / 17.2 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.78  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.4 sq ft / 22.4 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeJ32ATotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (60.0° vee)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerHondaValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionAluminium alloy head & blockBore89.0 mm / 3.50 in / 3.50 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.0 mm / 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.03
Fuel supplyHonda PGM-FiEngine displacement3210 cm3 / 195.9 cu in / 195.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings4Unitary capacity535.00 cm3/cylinder / 32.648 cu in/cylinder / 32.648 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power193.9 kW / 260.0 hp / 260.0 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm6900 rpm / 6900 rpm / 6900 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)82.7 kW / 110.9 hp / 110.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output60.4 kW/l / 1.327 bhp/cu in / 1.327 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque98.1 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.47
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.43

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.00 s / 7.00 s / 7.00 sPower-to-weight ratio161.1 kW/ton / 122.1 bhp/ton / 122.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)17.60 s / 17.60 s / 17.60 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time15.30 s / 15.30 s / 15.30 s (top 92 km/h / 57 mph / 57 mph)Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.93Turning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Double wishbones, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front17 x 6.5 JJWheels rear17 x 6.5 JJ
Tyres frontMichelin MXM4 P225/50 R 17 93VTyres rearMichelin MXM4 P225/50 R 17 93V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter front300 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 inBrake diameter rear282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Acura TL Type S

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