Acura Automobiles News

2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Introduction

Sep 18, 2002 — INTRODUCTION As the flagship sedan in the Acura lineup, the 2003 RL boasts impressive levels of power, handling and luxury, allowing it to compete easily with the Mercedes E320, BMW 530i, Audi 3.0 A6, and Lexus GS 300. The RL's 3.5-lit...

2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Powertrain

Sep 18, 2002 — OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL is powered by an all-aluminum, 3.5-liter, single-overhead-camshaft, 90-degree V-6 engine that produces 225 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 231 lb.-ft. of torque at 4700 rpm. Four-valves-per-cylinder, a three-stage variabl...

2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Chassis

Sep 18, 2002 — OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL is equipped with 4-wheel, independent double-wishbone suspension with coil springs, 4-wheel disc brakes with ventilated front rotors, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), and stabilizer bars at both front and rear. LOW...

2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Structure

Sep 18, 2002 — OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL has a stamped-sheet-steel unit-body structure that contributes greatly to an overall feeling of solidity and poise. Created with the same NASTRAN stress-analysis software used to design the space shuttle, this lightw...

2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Body

Sep 18, 2002 — OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL body design has been honed to perfection. While displaying a muscular stance and dynamic appearance, it maintains an enduring elegance and sophistication. The body of the 3.5 RL provides generous interior space and...

2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Interior

Sep 18, 2002 — OVERVIEW As a crucial component of Acura's flagship, the RL's interior received a great deal of attention -from major issues such as control location and passenger head, hip, and shoulder room to smaller details such as extra-large beve...

2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Safety

Sep 18, 2002 — OVERVIEW Advances in strength and rigidity of the unit-body structure, as well as innovations in side-impact protection and air bag technology, make the 3.5 RL as safe and secure as it is comfortable and gratifying to drive. For incre...

2003 Acura Lineup Features More Powerful MDX and Ultra Sporty 3.2 CL

Sep 18, 2002 — For 2003, Acura has made significant performance enhancements to two of its key models. The hot-selling MDX luxury sports utility vehicle receives a variety of engine enhancements that result in 20 additional horsepower, a new 5-speed ...

Acura 2003 Model Year Change Summary

Sep 18, 2002 — Acura Overview For the 2003 model year, Acura features performance upgrades on two of its most popular models and numerous other refinements across its entire product lineup. To make the CL luxury performance coupe even more exhilaratin...

2003 Acura 3.5 RL Specifications

Sep 18, 2002 — POWERTRAIN Engine Type 3.5-liter, SOHC, 90-degree V-6 Horsepower, SAE Net 225 hp @ 5,200 rpm ...

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