The Acura CL is manufactured by Honda Acura, Coupe 1996-1999, and from 2001 to 2003. The Acura CL is often assumed that you were a replacement for the Acura Legend Coupe, but with the advent of Acura TL 1996, which replaced directly Vigor is the Acura CL Coupe closely at Acura TL. All Acura CLs were built at Honda’s plant in Marysville, Ohio, next to the Acura TL and the Honda Accord Acura CLs, to which the goods on the base. The Acura CL was the first to be built in the United States.
After the end of the model year 1995, the Acura Legend coupe Acura lineup disappeared when the sedan was renamed the Acura RL. The Acura CL was not a direct replacement for the Acura Legend Coupe, as it is no longer shared the same chassis as STI sedan counterpart, and was not in Japan, in contrast to the Acura RL, the still. The first was the Acura CL 1996 model, no longer Acura Legend coupe had a suitable replacement, they created the Acura CL, which is on the first generation Acura TL, The was released a year ago published the Acura CL is based. A transition is made to the publication of the Acura TL and Acura 3.5RL 1996 and / or two-letter alphanumeric name, a description of all STI vehicles. Although the Acura CL was considered satisfactory vehicle, never Popularity traction or Acura Coupes like the other won.
Acura CL First Generation (1997-1999)
1997 Acura CL model released J30 V6 engines, volume 3.0 liters and 200 hp, and F22B1 I4, a volume of 2.2 liters and 145 hp in 1998-1999 have a model with an engine F23A1 made, the volume in height of 2.3 liters and 150 hp CL model years 1997 to 1999, a major drawback associated with the electronic mechanism of opening windows. I Often you eat into disrepair, manufacturers constantly replacing Had engines under warranty and after STIs.
Acura CL Second Generation (2001-2003)
In 2000, the Acura TL has released a new design. And ESTA year’s Acura CL was not allowed, which was in March, a new design with the Car In addition to the improved technical design have been on the market in 2001. characteristics of the car, especially because of a new 3.2-liter SOHC VTEC developed J-series V6. The Acura CL Type-S model navigation system was mounted so that it the status of the car “sports”. While standard for Acura CL produced V6 engine with an output of 225 hp, with type S installed 260 hp V6 engine, special 17 “wheels, a stiffer suspension, upgraded brakes and comfortable seats.
Acura CL Type-S
In 2002 Acura CL Type-S was offered as a preferred Model 2003 with a 6-speed manual transmission. Car with manual transmission had a slight inner expats. Moreover, had the seat heating only one temperature control. VSA System and TCS also with technology, combined.
In 2003, there were changes cosmetic Acura CL, street / fog lights, which were removed and 1-2 models in their countries of origin was established place non-functional air ducts. Goods Grille and door handles in body color now. The mirrors were also redesigned, as customers complained about the excessive aerodynamic noise. The Acura CL headlights now have darkened interior, and the taillights were colorless glass turn signals and reverse.