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Acura - 2003 3.2 CL Type-S
Acura - 2003 3.2 CL Type-S

Acura - 2003 3.2 CL Type-S

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Acura 3.2 CL Type-S Torrance, Calif. 01/04/2002 For the 2003 model year, Acura's goals for the 3.2 CL were to: Increase performance Update styling for a sleeker, more aggre... More »
Acura 3.2 CL Type-S

Torrance, Calif. 01/04/2002

For the 2003 model year, Acura's goals for the 3.2 CL were to:

Increase performance

Update styling for a sleeker, more aggressive look

In support of those goals, the 2003 3.2 CL has received the following enhancements:

Powertrain

While it continues to come with a 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission, the CL Type-S now offers a new close ratio 6-speed manual transmission as well. Models with the new manual transmission also feature:

- Helical limited slip differential

- Curb weight of 3446 lbs. (compared to 3510 lbs. for the CL Type-S with automatic transmission)

- Multi-cone synchronizers

- Self-adjusting clutch with dual-mass flywheel

- Short-throw shift linkage

Chassis

+ CL Type-S with manual transmission replaces the VSA found in the CL Type-S with automatic transmission with new helical limited slip differential

+ New 6-spoke 16 inch wheels (3.2 CL)

+ New 6-spoke 17 inch wheels (CL Type-S)

+ CL Type-S with manual transmission adds two hydraulic engine mount dampers to counter engine movement

Body

Front Styling

+ Revised grille with body-colored surround

+ Revised headlights with black accents

Rear Styling

+ Revised taillight lenses with clear upper portion

+ New exhaust finishers

Safety/Convenience

+ OnStar(R) is standard equipment on CL models equipped with the Acura Satellite-Linked Navigation System

+ Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) System added on outboard rear seats for child safety seat attachment

+ Driver's Dual Stage Supplemental Restraint System (SRS)

+ Auto-up driver's side window

Interior Styling

CL Type-S

+ Models with black interiors receive titanium-look trim on doors and center console

+ In models with 6-speed manual transmission, center console redesigned to accommodate manual shifter and hand-operated parking brake

+ Perforated leather door inserts
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