[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
2015 Accord goes on sale today, "Gets Multiple Feature Upgrades"
More.......................
NSX prototype smolders at the 'Ring
More.......................
2016 NSX Spied at the 'Ring, Part II
More.......................
Production 2016 Acura NSX caught testing at the 'Ring!
More.......................
2015 CR-V MMC info, with color list. CVT confirmed
More.......................
2015 TLX Pricing info released over the holiday weekend
More.......................
American Honda Reports June 2014 Sales
More.......................
This is probably the very first look at the 2016 Pilot. Spied by a TOV member in So Cal.
More.......................
Accord --> Re: Accord Sport vs. Civic Hybrid.....thoughts...
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Valid reason for an ILX Type-S 2.0t/SH-AWD
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: CR-Z Supercharger released.
Join Discussion......
RLX --> Re: Where are the sport hybrids???
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 rumors
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda to modify 12,000 redesigned Fits sold in US
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: My test-drive in 2.4 TLX Base
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> F1 - 2014 Belgian Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: Has anyone actually signed up for a new TLX yet?
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: Driven 6cylinder Advanced.
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Ford Fusion loses manual option
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: Competition heating up
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> What Honda is looking for
Join Discussion......
Pilot --> Re: Pilot Spy Shots
Join Discussion......
CR-Z --> Re: CR-Z Supercharger
Join Discussion......
TOV First Drive: 2015 Acura TLX
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX 2.4 P-AWS
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX 3.5L SH-AWD
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
Read Article....................
PR Photo Gallery: 2015 Honda Fit
Read Article....................
TOV Dyno Test: 2014 Accord Hybrid
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
  TOV Articles > First Drive: 2005 Acura RSX Type S > > Re: Brakes

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
    
RSXcellent
Profile for RSXcellent
Brakes [View Article]    (Score: 1, Normal) 09-11-2004 17:36
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Jeff,

I understand the car has a new master cylinder. I'd be interested in hearing your impressions of the brake pedal travel, strength and overall feel in the '05. Comparisons to the '02-'04 RSX-S (I know it's been a long time since you drove one) or '04 S2K for comparison would be appreciated. Thanks.

Tim
JeffX
Profile for JeffX
Re: Brakes [View Article]    (Score: 1, Normal) 09-12-2004 11:10
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
The brake feel is pretty good - not ITR Brembo good, but pretty good. The big letdown is the braking power of the tires though. They just don't have enough grip to generate truly serious braking forces.

RSXcellent wrote:
Jeff,

I understand the car has a new master cylinder. I'd be interested in hearing your impressions of the brake pedal travel, strength and overall feel in the '05. Comparisons to the '02-'04 RSX-S (I know it's been a long time since you drove one) or '04 S2K for comparison would be appreciated. Thanks.

Tim


Goofy1
Profile for Goofy1
Re: Brakes [View Article]    (Score: 1, Normal) 09-24-2004 01:37
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Would anyone know if the beefier master cylinder was also put into the base models?
 
Thread Page - [1]
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy