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Aug 17, 12:15pm - #251774 
2005 Acura RSX

Here are some pictures of the 2005 RSX. There are some minor changes...new headlights, tailights, stock 17'' wheels, and the Type-S now has 210 HP.

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Aug 17, 12:16pm - #251775 
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Aug 17, 12:17pm - #251776 
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Aug 17, 12:17pm - #251777 
210, Thats awesome. Car looks nice from the front, I like it. Its the first time I've seen it.


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Aug 17, 12:17pm - #251778 
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Aug 17, 12:18pm - #251779 
thumbsup thumbsup

maybe i should wait and get an 05


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Aug 17, 12:18pm - #251780 
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Aug 17, 12:18pm - #251781 
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Aug 17, 12:19pm - #251782 
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Aug 17, 12:19pm - #251783 
the tails look like the TSX.

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Aug 17, 12:19pm - #251784 
yeah...it's also 100lbs. heavier...there goes your 10hp..lol rofl

but even though...the k20 engine series is amazing. Intake and hondata it and watch out... eek

when i was car shopping it was a toss up between the rsx and celi...i never knew the k20 would react to mods the way that it did... spineyes


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Aug 17, 12:20pm - #251785 
the front looks more like a civic now or the CL. that's pretty cool the hp is closer to the type r. meanwhile, toyota of america cancelled the celica because???????????? confused wave wtf thumbsdown

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Aug 17, 12:21pm - #251786 
that car is so sexy i remember whent he first one came out =]

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Aug 17, 12:24pm - #251787 
The interior gauges are now "white-faced gauges with red illumination"


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Aug 17, 12:25pm - #251788 
Originally Posted by ct

yeah...it's also 100lbs. heavier...there goes your 10hp..lol rofl

but even though...the k20 engine series is amazing. Intake and hondata it and watch out... eek

when i was car shopping it was a toss up between the rsx and celi...i never knew the k20 would react to mods the way that it did... spineyes

i was wondering the same thing
i wonder if it still has the k series power loss through the transmission
going from engine hp and torque numbers the new rsx has a slightly better hp/wieght ratio while the celica still has a slightly better torque/ wieght ratio
another thing to consider is that it is supposed to have the type r's final drive now , hmmmmmmm...


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Aug 17, 12:26pm - #251789 
that def looks better than the old version


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Aug 17, 12:27pm - #251790 
Originally Posted by Traviesa86
thumbsup thumbsup

maybe i should wait and get an 05


yup, you should wait. I heard that Acura will release the 2005 RSX in September (I think, not sure) and it'll have the same price tag as the 2004 model.

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Aug 17, 12:30pm - #251791 
i guess acura found a way to squeeze 10 hp out of k20a2 like lotus found a way to get more 10hp out of the 2zz idunno


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Aug 17, 12:31pm - #251792 
every auto maker is improving their cars, meanwhile, toyota is doing what??? rolleyes

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Aug 17, 12:32pm - #251793 
Originally Posted by aznsaiyan509
Originally Posted by Traviesa86
thumbsup thumbsup

maybe i should wait and get an 05


yup, you should wait. I heard that Acura will release the 2005 RSX in September (I think, not sure) and it'll have the same price tag as the 2004 model.


that's awesome...b/c im plannin on buying an rsx-s 04


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Aug 17, 12:36pm - #251794 
That RSX look sweet

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Aug 17, 12:36pm - #251795 
Uh oh, maybe I should have waited! frown cry

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Aug 17, 12:36pm - #251796 
now it looks eve more like a scion tc spineyes

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Aug 17, 12:37pm - #251797 
it looks like tl sorta from the back...i really like em thumbsup


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Aug 17, 12:54pm - #251798 
looks nice thumbsup

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Aug 17, 1:08pm - #251799 
not bad...

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Aug 17, 1:13pm - #251800 
I still think it's ugly. And very plain. The overall stance of the car is WAY too high.

As far as the 10 extra HP... I am curious if it actually will dyno 7-8 HP higher than the previous years. Remember that the RSX-S and GTS put down almost the same HP to the wheels before.

Only Acura I'd buy is still the TSX or TL, if I was in the market for a sport sedan.


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Aug 17, 1:17pm - #251801 
i like the rsx, and this new rsx-s defintily looks better than the last..but obviously i prefer the celi thumbsup

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Aug 17, 1:17pm - #251802 
I like the 05's a lot. eek thumbsup

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Aug 17, 1:32pm - #251803 
look nice I like the TL's thumbsup

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Aug 17, 1:32pm - #251804 
i like the tails tasty


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Aug 17, 1:38pm - #251805 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
every auto maker is improving their cars, meanwhile, toyota is doing what??? rolleyes
i believe they are sitting on their thumbs. thumbsup


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Aug 17, 1:39pm - #251806 
not impressed at all

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Aug 17, 2:00pm - #251807 
celicas unite!!!!!! hahaha. its startin to look a lot like a nice civic to me. especially that first pic. acura can give it 600hp it if wants to. ill take my celi thumbsup

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Aug 17, 2:22pm - #251808 
it is a nice car. it will look good with a drop and 18s.

i am never gonna buy a Toyota again.

dealers suck, and the quality of Celicas is not that great (except the engine), such as condensation in headlights & bad AC conditioning.

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Aug 17, 2:31pm - #251809 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
every auto maker is improving their cars, meanwhile, toyota is doing what??? rolleyes


They are trying to beat everyone else to the Hybrid market. Why do you think the displacement of their engines is getting smaller and smaller.


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Aug 17, 2:33pm - #251810 
look at comp ratio of stock RSX kinda makes it easy to Turbo it.


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Aug 17, 2:47pm - #251811 
LookS sweet in that 2nd picture thumbsup

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Aug 17, 3:10pm - #251812 
i don't hate it thumbsup


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Aug 17, 3:20pm - #251813 
I still like the celica's looks over the RSX any day thumbsup


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Aug 17, 5:12pm - #251814 
now it looks like civic.
But like the fact that they removed the half-circular part on the headlight and tailight. It makes more mean...
I like it a lot! and plus 210 hp----you can't beat that..
I like RSX a lot but i just don't like it since its too big...

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Aug 17, 7:16pm - #251815 
i agree, it does look like a civic, a better civic.


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Aug 17, 7:35pm - #251816 
ehh its ok..

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Aug 17, 7:47pm - #251817 
awsome spoiler...

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Aug 17, 7:58pm - #251818 
Originally Posted by CaLiGTS
I still like the celica's looks over the RSX any day thumbsup


but yes rsx = faster civic grin


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Aug 17, 10:43pm - #251819 
I'd take the RSX in a heartbeat. thumbsup

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Aug 17, 10:47pm - #251820 
wow, an acura civic...


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Aug 17, 11:30pm - #251821 
The front lights look better but I like the older taillights better

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Aug 17, 11:39pm - #251822 
well if i cant get a celica in december on my b-day... ill look into the 05 rsx-s... if i can find a spectra blue celi but cant fit in it (6'0" 190 lbs) then ill go with that too... seems like the rsx got 10 hp more but 100 lbs in weight... also higher redline and 1 lb of torque more in 7000 rpms instead of 6000... rsx is still second in line behind celica though


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Aug 18, 12:04am - #251823 
in all honesty, i like the old look better. the headlights resemble like mazdas, something like mazda 6. got 3 circles in em. the tails look weird in the pic, maybe they look better in person. they added more weight and 10 more hp. its probably 2-3 extra whp, it will not cover the extra weight.
plus, i think they should have waited 1 more year and redesigned the whole car.
as for travisa..., if you were to buy rsx-s by the end of the year, the 04 will probably be as cheap as 22 out the door probably, bcz they want to get rid of it and get the new models in. they already make commission off it and they get credit from the factory

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