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Selected Style 840CIA 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 850ciA 14 20 $81,885 $94,700
2-Door Coupe 840ciA 15 20 $66,265 $75,700
2-Door NSX Coupe 3.0L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.2L Manual 17 24 $75,530 $88,000
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.0L Automatic 18 24 $75,530 $88,000
2-Door NSX Coupe 3.2L Manual 17 24 $72,097 $84,000
2-Door NSX Coupe 3.0L Automatic 18 24 $72,097 $84,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$66,265
$72,097
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,700
$84,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1262 / month
$1400 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Second Leg Room (in) 25.2 -
Front Head Room (in) 35.9 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.3 48.9
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 52.5
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 -
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 44.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 71.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 59.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 188.2 174.2
Height, Overall (in) 52.8 46.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 99.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 5.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 11.7 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 11.9 x 0.91
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 3.07
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 18.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 38.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/50R16 P245/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R16 P215/45ZR16
Spare Tire Size P235/50R16 165/75R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4167 3113
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16" x 7"
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17" x 8.5"
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 17.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 120
Engine
Displacement 4.4L/268 3.0L/181
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5700 252 @ 6600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System EFI PGM-FI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3900 210 @ 5300
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 1.025
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68 1.909
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 1.551
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.81 4.428
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.684
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 2.611
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 8 Series Acura NSX
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Double-Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar w/Coil Springs
 
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