Honda NSX Type-S 

  • 2002
  • 290 HP 3.2L
  • 175 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Honda NSX Type-S

0-60mph

NSX Type-S
5.5 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s
Ford GT
3.6 s

Top speed

NSX Type-S
175 mph
Ford GT
205 mph
S2000
150 mph

0-100mph

NSX Type-S
12.2 s
Nissan GT-R
6.8 s
Ford GT
8 s

1/4 mile

NSX Type-S
13.4 s
Nissan GT-R
10.8 s
Ford GT
11.7 s

Data points Key details of the Honda NSX Type-S

Horsepower

NSX Type-S
290 HP
Ford GT
550 HP
Nissan GT-R
542 HP

Torque

NSX Type-S
224 ft-lb
Ford GT
500 ft-lb

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Honda
Year 2002

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.64 lb/hp
Maximum hp 290 HP @ 7,100 RPM
Maximum torque 224 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 8,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,179 cc
Cylinders V6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 10.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.66 in / 3.07 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,086 lb
Width 71.3 in
Height 46.1 in
Length 174.2 in
Front track width 59.4 in
Wheelbase 99.6 in

road tests

Top speed 175 mph
1/4 mile 13.4 s
0-60mph 5.5 s
0-100mph 12.2 s
Drag coefficient 0.3

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 4.06:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 432/? 178
Rear wheels 432/? 229
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