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 by Richard Owen
price $ $ $88 000 USD
engine Aluminum Alloy V6
position Transverse, Mid-Engine
aspiration Natural
valvetrain DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl w/VTEC
fuel feed Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)
displacement 3179 cc / 194.0 in³
bore 93.0 mm / 3.66 in
stroke 78.0 mm / 3.07 in
compression 10.2:1
power 216.3 kw / 290.1 bhp @ 7100 rpm
specific output 91.26 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 202.44 bhp per tonne
torque 303.7 nm / 224.0 ft lbs @ 5500 rpm
redline 8000 rpm
body / frame Unit Aluminum
driven wheels Mid Engine / RWD
front tires F 215/45ZR-16
rear tires R 245/40ZR-17
front brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist, ABS
f brake size x 297 mm / x 11.7 in
rear brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist, ABS
r brake size x 302 mm / x 11.9 in
front wheels F 40.6 x 17.8 cm / 16.0 x 7.0 in
rear wheels R 43.2 x 21.6 cm / 17.0 x 8.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion w/Variable Power Assist
f suspension A-Arms w/Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti Roll Bar
r suspension A-Arms w/Coil Springs, Tube Shocks, Anti Roll Bar
curb weight 1433 kg / 3160 lbs
wheelbase 2530 mm / 99.6 in
front track 1510 mm / 59.4 in
rear track 1530 mm / 60.2 in
length 4425 mm / 174.2 in
width 1810 mm / 71.3 in
height 1170 mm / 46.1 in
transmission 6-Speed Manual
gear ratios 3.067:1, 1.957:1, 1.429:1, 1.125:1, 0.914:1, 0.718:1, :1
final drive 4.062:1
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
drag 0.32 Cd