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  Acura RSX - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Acura RSX is a car marketed by Acura in the United States and Canada as the replacement for the Acura Integra.
The base RSX has the K20A3 motor with a specific output of 160 hp (119 kW) and is offered with either an automatic or a five-speed manual transmission; and the Type-S has a 200 hp (2002-2004) K20A2 or 210 hp (157 kW) in 2005 K20Z1 motor and a short-throw 6 speed manual transmission.
Despite its popularity, the RSX (as with the Integra before it) has always been seen by some as being more worthy of a Honda badge than an Acura one, and with the release of the 8th generation Honda Civic Si, this is even more apparent.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Acura_RSX   (493 words)

 RSX-11 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
But, there are differences between RSX and OSRV because of differences between SM and PDP' hardware and recognised by Soviet engineers bugs in RSX.
Dave Cutler was the project leader for RSX-11M, which was an adaptation of the earlier RSX-11D for a smaller memory footprint.
"RSX was a separate path at DEC and the progenitor more than anything of VMS that went to NT via Dave Cutler." -- Gordon Bell, Vice President, Research and Development, Digital Equipment Corporation.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/RSX-11   (881 words)

 CanadianDriver: First Drive - 2002 Acura RSX
RSX and RSX Premium models have a new 160 horsepower 2.0 litre DOHC 16 valve i-VTEC ('i' for intelligent) four cylinder engine that's lighter and more powerful than the previous 140 horsepower 1.8 litre unit.
RSX and RSX Premium models have a new 5-speed manual transmission with improved shift feel, and a new, optional 5-speed automatic 'Sportshift' transmission with manual sequential shift mode (replacing the previous 4-speed automatic).
Acura is targeting 'single male buyers in their early 30's' with the RSX and expects the Premium model to make up 50% of sales with the standard RSX and Type S each accounting for 25% of sales.
www.canadiandriver.com /testdrives/02rsx.htm   (872 words)

 Musclecarclub.com - Acura Integra / RSX
Introduction: The Acura Integra was launched, along with the Legend, in March of 1986 as part of the brand new Acura division, the upscale division of Honda.
The Integra is due to be replaced by the RSX in the summer of 2001.
The RSX was only available as a three door hatchback; the four door sedan was discontinued.
www.musclecarclub.com /other-cars/imports/acura-integra/acura-integra.shtml   (1133 words)

 Acura RSX Type S, RSX A-SPEC - RSportsCars.com
For 2005, a larger diameter master cylinder was applied to increase hydraulic pressure, the rigidity of the brake pedal increased and the pedal stroke was reduced.
Side sills on the RSX are now body colored, while the side sills on the Type-S are more substantial, and wrap further around the car to highlight the new wheels and tires.
The rear of the RSX was redesigned with new taillight assemblies, a new bumper, larger diameter exhaust tips and, on the Type-S, a deck lid spoiler.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/rsx_types.asp   (569 words)

 Acura RSX
Many of the details for the new Acura RSX are still not finalized, though we know it will appear in the summer of 2001 as a 2002 model.
The RSX is equipped with 10.3-inch vented discs in front and 10.2-inch discs at the rear.
This is classified by Acura as a 4 passenger automobile, that is why there is the "thing" between the rear seats.
www.satoauto.com /acura_rsx.htm   (3852 words)

 2006 Acura RSX - Ratings & Reviews - Ann Job - MSN Autos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Acura's Integra is gone, replaced by a tight-handling, well-equipped, sporty hatchback, the RSX.
On a racetrack, the RSX Type S was responsive and predictable in its reactions, with the light rear end moving out a bit as I'd lift off the throttle in a corner.
Acura went away from the Integra's independent, double wishbone front suspension and installed a MacPherson strut suspension in the front of the RSX.
autos.msn.com /vip/job.aspx?make=Acura&model=RSX   (895 words)

 R&T ROADandTRACK.com --- First Drives: 2005 Acura RSX Type-S (11/2004)
The RSX is shod with cast alloy wheels and 205/55R-16 tires.
Power for the RSX comes from the 2.0-liter variable-valve-timing inline-4 that is capable of producing 160 bhp at 6500 rpm and 141 lb.-ft. of torque at 4000 rpm.
The RSX is a truly solid performer on the road and on the track.
www.roadandtrack.com /article.asp?section_id=6&article_id=1606   (606 words)

 2002 Acura RSX Type-S - The Car Connection
The new RSX Type-S, while on paper packing more heat than the old Type R (200 hp vs. 195 for the old car) is not at the top of Acura's lineup, and really is more of a commuter with some punch than a knife-edged runner like the old Integra was.
Both versions of the RSX use the same basic 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, which is larger than the 1.8-liter engine used in the now-defunct Integra.
Inside, however, is where the RSX clearly beats the old Integra, with almost race-car-like, extra-deep bucket seats that are wonderfully snug and supportive.
www.thecarconnection.com /Vehicle_Reviews/Sports_Convertibles/2002_Acura_RSX_Type-S.S184.A4183.html   (1052 words)

 Acura RSX Springs and Other Performance Parts
Comptech Acura RSX Springs This simple modification will improve both the looks and handling of your car, Comptech Sport Springs properly and safely lower the center of gravity through the use of proprietary spring rates, reducing body roll in turns, nose dive under braking and rear squat during acceleration.
Intrax Acura RSX Springs Intrax Lowering springs are produced to the most demanding standards in the world.
Tein Acura RSX Springs High Tech is made from a new material called "Vanadium" which is much lighter then other spring and increases flexibility.
www.horsepowerfreaks.com /performanceparts/Acura/RSX/Suspension/Springs   (1147 words)

 Acura RSX Review, NSeXcitement Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The RSX has received a warm embrace from the Erie buying public, which is a nice way to say Contemporary sold all of their 5-speed / 6-speed cars the first day they were available.
I was pleased to see that Acura equipped the RSX with a three-button cruise control (the "Cancel" button is often omitted in the lower models, leaving only two steering wheel mounted controls.) this is a nice touch, and gives the car an edge in my opinion.
Acura dispensed with the availability of a four-door model in the initial conception of the RSX, and that is undoubtedly part of a demographic appeal to the youth market.
www.nsxsc.com /nsexcitement/rsx.html   (1509 words)

 MMsports 2K1 - Acura RSX
Acura expects to sell about 30,000 RSX's per year which is less than the peak sales of the Integra but it costs a little bit more.
Acura sees the car competing with the BMW 325Ci, Mercedes C230 Coupe, and Audi TT (according to Edmunds.com but that seems a bit misguided considering those cars are quite a bit more expensive and are closer in philosophy to the Acura TL/CL).
All initial reviews of the RSX report that the handling has not been hurt and that the RSX Type-S's suspension is better than the Integra GS-R that it replaces.
orgs.jmu.edu /mmsports/rsx.htm   (460 words)

 Four Seasons with the Acura RSX Type-S - Automobile Magazine
Acuras really were well-honed tools for the driving enthusiast-Honda greatness turned up to eleven, if you will.
Acura automobiles-from the most exotic offering, the aging NSX, to the most affordable, the RSX Type-S on these pages-are still paragons of mechanical precision and fine craftsmanship.
Introduced in the summer of 2001, the RSX is the successor to Acura's beloved Integra.
www.automobilemag.com /reviews/coupes/0307_acura_rsx   (615 words)

 2005 Acura RSX Prices and Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
RSX is a 2-dr hatchback coupe sold in base and higher-performance Type-S trim.
The Consumer Guide® 2005 Acura RSX road test gives you a quick snapshot of the vehicle's performance with pros, cons, and numeric ratings.
We can connect you with a local Acura dealer that not only meets the highest standards of customer service, but one who will provide you with a great new-car price quote on a 2005 Acura RSX -- hassle free.
auto.consumerguide.com /auto/new/reviews/full/index.cfm/id/38059   (741 words)

 2002-04 Acura RSX Prices & Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Acura's RSX came in both base and sportier, performance-oriented Type-S trim.
The Consumer Guide® 2002-04 Acura RSX road test gives consumers a quick snapshot of a vehicle's performance with pros, cons, and numeric ratings.
The 2002-04 Acura RSX photo gallery includes both exterior and interior photographs the vehicle.
auto.consumerguide.com /auto/used/reviews/full/index.cfm/id/2526   (773 words)

 2005 Acura RSX Type S on carlist.com
It was Acura’s stripped-down boy-racer and the kids who built the import street drag racing phenomenon adored it; making it one of the most frequently stolen vehicles of that decade.
But when no one was looking the Acura Integra R was given a chin-lift and a smart new fashionable suit of clothes.
The RSX Type S is a fun sports coupe that returns good gas mileage and should rarely need to visit the shop for more than regular servicing.
www.carlist.com /newcars/2005/ncr_351.html   (414 words)

 Acura RSX Hoods and Other Performance Parts
APC Acura RSX Hoods Carbon fiber hoods are much lighter than the stock metal hood that comes on your car.
DG Motorsports Acura RSX Hoods Meticulously hand-crafted and manufactured in-house, the DGM carbon fiber hood is made from flawless 6K carbon fiber and only the best high temperature materials throughout.
VIS Acura RSX Hoods ViS Carbon Fiber Hoods are made from the finest carbon fiber available.
www.horsepowerfreaks.com /performanceparts/Acura/RSX/Body/Hoods   (622 words)

 2005 Acura RSX Review - ForbesAutos.com
This sporty little RSX is cut from the same stellar mold as larger Acuras.
The RSX is dug by the "tuner" crowd, kids with computers, wrenches and lots of time (plus 15 part-time jobs to support their habit) who like to take stock Japanese compacts and convert them into Porsche killers, one part or tweaked microchip at a time.
Meanwhile, the RL, TL and latecomer TSX appeal to a somewhat older, wealthier clientele, the people that Acura was out to capture back in the 1980s.
www.forbesautos.com /reviews/2005/acura/rsx/testdrive.html   (541 words)

 2005 Acura RSX - Review - IntelliChoice
A dominant player in the sport compact market, the long-lived Acura Integra was replaced with the more powerful, more polished RSX in the summer of 2001.
After three model years, the Acura RSX has been treated to a thorough freshening for 2005, adding new appeal to the hatchback sportster.
As common on Acura products, the controls are logically designed and ergonomically placed, with all switchgear mounted at steering wheel height for easy access and viewing while driving.
www.automobilemag.com /reviews/intellichoice/coupes/369_0506_acura_rsx   (590 words)

 Car and Driver Magazine - Acura RSX Type-S - January 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Clearly, the RSX team had something that wasn't broken.
And since new is the essence of the car biz, they fixed it anyway, a midterm update that can't be called a major makeover but is too comprehensive to be called a mere freshening.
Acura claims the revised RSX delivers performance favorably comparable with that of "European sports cars." We have to wonder just which European sports cars the press materials are referring to, since the RSX operates in a class composed of small, $25,000 front-drive sports coupes.
www.caranddriver.com /article.asp?section_id=16&article_id=8888   (475 words)

 IGN: 2005 Acura RSX Type-S
The RSX is built on a newer platform that will keep buyers happy with the RSX.
Acura didn't change much on the RSX, but at the same time, the carmaker changed a whole lot.
The most noticeable exterior differences on the car are the characteristic RSX headlights and taillights that have been modified.
cars.ign.com /articles/566/566344p1.html   (532 words)

 Acura RSX-Type S horsepower rating? - Honda-Acura.net
Last night I was talking with Oscar Jackson owner/founder of Jackson Racing and he saying the same thing, that the Acura RSX Type S isn't even close to the 200hp advertised.
Also if this were true Acura owners would have known about this by now and would be at Honda's front steps.
He basically said he was dissappointed in the RSX Type S dyno results they pulled in and when they engineered their supercharger for the car they said the motor was crap.
www.honda-acura.net /forums/showthread.php?t=43902   (1956 words)

 2006 Acura RSX - Detailed Pricing and Specifications - MSN Autos
Acura's sporty entry-level coupe replaced the popular Integra for the 2002 model year, and is aimed at youthful, performance-oriented drivers.
The Integra was one of the first models offered when Acura dealers opened for business in 1986, and for many years was one of Acura's most popular models.
The 2006 Acura RSX continues essentially unchanged for 2006 with the exception of adding Global Silver Metallic as a new exterior color.
autos.msn.com /research/vip/overview.aspx?make=Acura&model=RSX&src=Preview2005   (230 words)

 RSX-S.COM - The World's Second Largest Acura RSX Website
The redesigned 2005 Acura RSX and RSX Type-S is coming to a showroom near you, starting Spring 2004.
As far as performance goes, the 2005 RSX base model was left unchanged--not so for the 2005 RSX Type-S model.
Acura, RSX, Type-S, Honda, i-VTEC, and Integra are all property of HMC.>
www.rsx-s.com   (391 words)

 Acura RSX Owners: Problems & Solutions - Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HOWEVER as I was told; UNLESS ACURA has a recall on this, ANYTHING outside of the warranty period isn't covered UNLESS Acura has a recall.
I've had rotors replaced, brakes replaced (which is a typical item), all of my rear lights fail and I had to have some type of master pump replaced and the list goes on and on; drivers seat belt catch, light switch stuck, OEM fog lights 3 weeks after they were installed and too much more.....
First and last Acura, heck I even had a Mitsubishi Eclipse brand new convertible that had problems a few years back, so I would say Acura and Mitsui are neck and neck..
townhall-talk.edmunds.com /direct/view/.ef071a6   (1487 words)

 2005 Acura RSX Buyer Reviews - CarSeek
The Acura RSX receives many upgrades for 2005, and while no one change is particularly significant, together they add up to a car that is considerably improved over last year's model.
What the RSX has to offer is the luxury, refinement and prestige of an Acura.
The standard RSX is fun to drive, particularly when equipped with the manual transmission.
www.carseek.com /reviews?article=3091   (190 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Earlier this year, the 2005 Acura RSX Type-S drove away with the ÒTastiest Tuner of 2005’ award at the first-ever AutoRox, a nationally-televised auto awards show that aired on Spike TV, January 25.
Acura’s RSX obviously tops the list of must-haves in this emerging market, but RSX also serves as an important point of entry for the brand, introducing performance enthusiasts to the Acura line-up of performance luxury vehicles.
While the RSX comes with either a 5-speed manual transmission or an optional 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission, the Type-S is equipped exclusively with a 6-speed, close-ratio manual transmission for quick, responsive shifting.
www.drivechicago.com /VehicleReview.aspx?VehicleReviewId=1026   (808 words)

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