1997 Acura NSX-T

Several; major enhancements were released for the NSX line in 1997. A larger more powerful engine was included which was mated to a new mated to a six-speed transmission. Subtle changes indcluded larger, more refined brakes, new aluminum wheels and a new electric steering system.

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
price $$ $88 000 USD
engineAluminum Alloy V6
positionTransverse, Mid-Engine
aspirationNatural
valvetrainDOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/VTEC
fuel feedProgrammed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
displacement3179 cc / 194.0 in³
bore93.0 mm / 3.66 in
stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in
compression10.2:1
power216.3 kw / 290.1 bhp @ 7100 rpm
specific output91.26 bhp per litre
bhp/weight202.44 bhp per tonne
torque303.7 nm / 224.0 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
redline8000 rpm
body / frameUnit Aluminum
driven wheelsMid Engine / RWD
front tiresF 215/45ZR-16
rear tiresR 245/40ZR-17
front brakesVented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist, ABS
f brake sizex 297 mm / x 11.7 in
rear brakesVented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist, ABS
r brake sizex 302 mm / x 11.9 in
front wheelsF 40.6 x 17.8 cm / 16.0 x 7.0 in
rear wheelsR 43.2 x 21.6 cm / 17.0 x 8.5 in
steeringRack & Pinion w/Variable Power Assist
f suspensionA-Arms w/Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti Roll Bar
r suspensionA-Arms w/Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti Roll Bar
curb weight1433 kg / 3160 lbs
wheelbase2530 mm / 99.6 in
front track1510 mm / 59.4 in
rear track1530 mm / 60.2 in
length4425 mm / 174.2 in
width1810 mm / 71.3 in
height1170 mm / 46.1 in
transmission6-Speed Manual
gear ratios3.067:1, 1.957:1, 1.429:1, 1.125:1, 0.914:1, 0.718:1, :1
final drive4.062:1
top speed~270.4 kph / 168.0 mph
0 – 60 mph~5.1 seconds
0 – 100 mph~11.6 seconds
0 – 1/4 mile~13.5 seconds
drag0.32 Cd