Nice to see another Rice Reunion on A.net.
2002 Civic Type R
"2002 HONDA CIVIC TYPE R
Estimated Price : About $21,000
Engine Code : K20C
Type : Inline four, aluminum block and head
Valvetrain : DOHC, four valves per cylinder,
i-VTEC variable valve timing
Displacement : 1998cc: 86.0 mm x 86.0mm
Compression Ratio : 11.0:1
Claimed Crank Hp : 200 hp @ 7400 rpm
Claimed Crank Torque : 145 lb-ft @5900 rpm
Redline : 7900 rpm
Layout : Transverse front engine,
1 : 3.266:1
2 : 2.130:1
3 : 1.517:1
4 : 1.147:1
5 : 0.921:1
6 : 0.738:1
Final drive : 4.388:1
Differential : Torque-sensitive helical limited-slip
Why drive such a car an ugly hatchback for $21,000? And yes, for 21K if you think thats fast you are a funny person
BTW we don't get it because they were re-done as Acura Integra's.
"2002 Acura 3.2TL Type S
Under the hood, they're much more complicated (unnecessarily?) than American cars. The Japanese really like to do things their own way... but maybe that works out for the better.
It's not that the Japanese do things their own way, it's that the Americans make cars with ancient technology compared to the Japanese and Europeans."
Right, almost every manufacturer today uses in some of their models diffrent companies engines. Take for example Saturn and Honda, or Cadillac and BMW.
If you are talking about technologies like VVT-i (Variable Valve Timing Injection for 99% of the users who have no idea what it is) those technologies were first experimented in on the break of last decade by GM
, Ford and Volvo.