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2005 RSX info from "Speed" Magazine
 Date: April 30, 2004 11:05
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: RC
 Credibility Rating: 6


This information is a little dated by now, but if you're like us and you missed it when it was fresh, it's of potential interest. Speed is a special "one-shot" magazine that was recently published by Road & Track (it apparently hit newsstands in March). One of our readers spotted an interesting blurb about the upcoming refresh for the 2005 RSX.

The blurb basically states that the RSX front and rear clips have been redesigned so the car will conform more closely to the "family look". The retouched photo (sourced from a PR photo of a 2001 Integra Type R) shows a front end that resembles the Accord Coupe or S2000. The taillights are said to have been restyled to be long and rectangular, hanging over a thick bumper, so it looks more like past Integras. 18" wheels are said to be a possibility as well. From a drivetrain standpoint, the engine is said to remain largely the same, but there is reportedly a new 6-speed clutchless manual transmission for the car. Also interesting to note is that this new transmission is said to have been developed for a "future Acura TSX". In the photo below you can see a comparison of their image (inset) to the original PR photo:



Last edited by JeffX on April 30, 2004 11:15

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04-30-2004 15:07
Future TSX= Turbo SH-AWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
zapata
04-30-2004 15:21
No turbo!   (Score: 1, Normal)
Roger1
04-30-2004 15:25
NA all the way, please   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
04-30-2004 21:14
Re: NA all the way, please   (Score: 1, Normal)
zapata
04-30-2004 21:40
Re: NA all the way, please   (Score: 1, Normal)
cobalt
04-30-2004 22:06
Re: NA all the way, please   (Score: 1, Normal)
zapata
05-01-2004 16:36
Re: NA all the way, please   (Score: 1, Normal)
Acura Type S'in
05-01-2004 19:04
Re: NA all the way, please   (Score: 1, Normal)
vivaNSX
05-02-2004 21:46
Re: No turbo!   (Score: 1, Normal)
Power Of Dreams
05-02-2004 23:09
Re: No turbo!   (Score: 1, Normal)
Roger1
05-02-2004 23:23
Re: No turbo!   (Score: 1, Normal)
Hadean
05-03-2004 11:53
Re: No turbo!   (Score: 1, Normal)
zapata
05-06-2004 12:28
Re: No turbo!   (Score: 1, Normal)
bmw424
05-10-2004 20:43
Re: No turbo!   (Score: 1, Normal)
BOOMER
05-02-2004 21:41
too round   (Score: 1, Normal)
Morpheus
05-02-2004 21:40
One lame-ass photoshop...   (Score: 1, Normal)
Power Of Dreams
05-02-2004 21:20
6 Speed SMG   (Score: 1, Normal)
BOOMER
04-30-2004 15:25
SMG important for celebrating Honda F1 Racing   (Score: 1, Normal)
Roger1
05-01-2004 00:33
Re: SMG important for celebrating Honda F1 Racing   (Score: 1, Normal)
DC2
05-01-2004 19:38
Re: SMG important for celebrating Honda F1 Racing   (Score: 1, Normal)
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05-01-2004 16:40
Re: SMG important for celebrating Honda F1 Racing   (Score: 1, Normal)
JMU R1
05-01-2004 20:56
Naw.. in NA it'll be the Accord No. 9 NASCAR Edition.   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-02-2004 02:24
Re: Naw.. in NA it'll be the Accord No. 9 NASCAR Edition.   (Score: 1, Normal)
Roger1
04-30-2004 22:33
the 2005 RSX is butt ugly   (Score: 1, Normal)
uhhhh
05-01-2004 08:04
Re: the 2005 RSX is butt ugly   (Score: 1, Normal)
FiSH-Chan
05-01-2004 11:10
Re: the 2005 RSX is butt ugly   (Score: 1, Normal)
zapata
05-01-2004 19:39
Re: the 2005 RSX is butt ugly   (Score: 1, Normal)
Roger1
05-01-2004 20:50
I like our 03 better too   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
05-01-2004 00:12
Front Grille   (Score: 1, Normal)
bowersan
04-30-2004 14:07
Sounds great but I have Questions!   (Score: 1, Normal)
Acura Type S'in
04-30-2004 14:16
Re: Sounds great but I have Questions!   (Score: 1, Normal)
ym1
04-30-2004 14:21
Re: Oh yeah, Xenon???   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-30-2004 15:09
Re: Sounds great but I have Questions!   (Score: 1, Normal)
Atomic Frog
04-30-2004 15:22
you're thinking of the Antonov   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-30-2004 21:16
Re: you're thinking of the Antonov   (Score: 1, Normal)
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04-30-2004 18:46
TOV's take?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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Nice!!!   (Score: 1, Normal)
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