Apr 13, 2009
In July of 2001, the first Acura RSX Sports coupe debuted and received a plethora of praises for its vibrant design, state-of-the-art interior and superb performance. In fact, various respectable magazines have dubbed the Acura as one of the fastest cars in the market.
The 2006 Acura RSX is an updated RSX version with two available trims â€“ the fast sports car RSX and the high-performance RSX Type-S. Both sporty fast cars are powered by superior engines that highlight the I-VTEC valve-control systems to enhance performance and deliver low exhaust emissions and superb fuel economy.
The RSX Type-S supercar automobile is equipped with a 16-valve DOHC, four-cylinder and 2-liter engine that rockets an impressive 201 horsepower at 7800 rpm and 140 lb-ft of torque at 7000 rpm. Even with this highly powerful engine, the RSX Type-S still produces 24 miles per gallon.
Acura developed this new fast car by utilizing high-performance camshafts and expanding the diameter of intake duct by approximately 1 percent. For this reason, the Type-S super fast car exclusively has an increased 10 percent on horsepower performance.
With an exclusive six-speed manual with Overdrive transmission, this fast cool car from Acura can boost up to a top speed of 155 mph with a redline of 8100 rpm. The RSX Type-S is a hot fast car true to its form â€“ accelerating from zero to 60 mph in 7.1 seconds with an impressive 200-ft skidpad of 0.88g and brakes from 70 mph to zero at 175 ft.
The RSX Type-S features perforated leather interior and steering wheel, an aluminum shift knob and sparkling black-on-white main gauges.
The fast new cars of Acura retained the first-generation look with its moon-roof and cruise control switches and subwoofer located neatly in the center of the spare wheel.
Outside, the Acura RSX Type-S sends off a less striking message, but still provides its sporty designs. For a super fast car to function properly, the 17-inch alloys, sharp creases and muscular corners are a perfect package for excellence performance.
Among the numerous fast autos with front-wheel-drive layouts, the Acura RSX Type-S is probably one of the best cars of its kind. Due to its stiff chassis and weighted variable-assist steering, the RSX Type-S performs smoothly in any twisting road driving experience.
Safety features are guaranteed with every RSX Type-S fast cars. Included in the new Acura are front and side air bags, passenger-side detection, ABS four-wheel disc brakes and bright halogen headlights.
When you need a car upgrade from an old Honda Civic or Acura, the RSX Type-S will surely provide excellent power, handling and modern, high-quality features. All RSX Type-S fast cars come with a 50,000 miles or four-year warranty.
2006 ACURA RSX TYPE-S SPECIFICATIONS
- Price: (MSRP) $23,845 â€“ (INVOICE) $21,755
- Curb Weight: 2840 lbs
- Height: 54.9 in
- Length: 172.4 in
- Drivetrain Layout: Front Wheel Drive
- Capacity: 13.2 Gallons
- Average Fuel Economy(Miles per gallon): 24 miles per gallon
- Type: Gas
- Recommended fuel: Regular unleaded
- Name: 6 Speed Manual w/Overdrive Transmission
- Speed: 6 Gears
- Type: Manual
- Type: Inline-4
- Displacement: 121 Ci/ 1998 Cc
- Horsepower: 201 HP @ 7800 RPM
- Torque: 140 lb-ft @ 7000 RPM
- Redline: 8100 RPM
- 0-60 mph: 7.1 seconds
- 0-100 mph: 18 seconds
- 200-ft Skidpad: 0.88 g
- Top speed: 155 mph
- Braking (70-0 mph): 175 ft
- Slalom Speed: 65 mph