The Acura RSX Type-S is a sports coupe manufactured by Acura for the North American market. It was initially purchasable with a 200-bhp 2.0L K20A2 inline-four engine.
In 2005, the car received a new K20Z1 engine with a slightly higher power output, as well as a facelift that notably foregoes the iconic teardrop styling in the headlamps and taillights.
Need for Speed: Underground
It has great handling and strong acceleration which can be useful for quick corner exits.
Need for Speed: Underground 2
The RSX Type-S only appears in the North American release of Need for Speed: Underground 2, and is unlocked during stage three of the career mode.
It is one of the fastest accelerating cars with equally impressive handling.
|Unlock||Complete URL Race 6 in Stage 3 (NTSC release)|
|0 - 60 mph||0 - 100 mph||Top Speed||Torque||Power|
|Stock||6.51 seconds||17.35 seconds||145.0 mph (233 km/h)||141.6 ft-lb||200.2 bhp|
|Fully Upgraded||3.36 seconds||8.01 seconds||216.0 mph (348 km/h)||294.1 ft-lb||471.8 bhp|
Need for Speed (2015)
The RSX-S appears in Need for Speed (2015), and can be purchased for 12,200.
|0 - 60 mph||1/4 Mile||Top Speed||Power|
|Stock||07.96 seconds||16.16 seconds @ 91 mph (146 km/h)||134 mph (216 km/h)||158 hp|
|Fully Upgraded||02.36 seconds||09.26 seconds @ 163 mph (262 km/h)||233 mph (375 km/h)||893 hp|
Need for Speed: Payback
Need for Speed: Edge
The RSXS 2004 appears in Need for Speed: Edge.
Need for Speed: Heat
The RSX-S '04 appears in Need for Speed: Heat following an article published on August 19, 2019, revealing it to be part of the game's official car list, and appears in the NFS: Heat Studio app as part of container 5, which was released on September 17, 2019.
The stock RSX-S is unlocked for purchase from the car dealer for 34,000 upon reaching Reputation Level 20.
It has a customisation rating of six and can be equipped with performance parts.
HIGH SPEED 1.3
HORSEPOWER [bhp] 200
0-60 MPH [s] 7.70
MAX TORQUE [ft-lb] 142
TOP SPEED [mph] 134
|Customisation (Rating: 6/10)|
Engine Swaps (8 Available)
- Website: needforspeed.com (2017) Under The Hood - Need for Speed: Payback Car List. Available at: https://www.ea.com/en-gb/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-payback/news/nfs-payback-car-list
- Article: ea.com (2019) Under the Hood: Need for Speed Heat Car List. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-heat/news/nfs-heat-car-list
- Article: gtplanet.net (2019) Need for Speed Heat Full Car List Revealed. Available at: https://www.gtplanet.net/need-for-speed-heat-car-list/
|Need for Speed: Underground - Vehicles|
|Cars||Acura Integra Type R · Acura RSX · Dodge Neon · Ford Focus · Honda Civic Si · Honda S2000 · Hyundai Tiburon GT · Mazda MX-5 · Mazda RX-7 · Mitsubishi Eclipse · Mitsubishi Lancer · Nissan 240SX · Nissan 350Z · Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V · Nissan Skyline GT-R · Peugeot 206 · Subaru Impreza · Toyota Celica · Toyota Supra · Volkswagen Golf GTI|
|Traffic||Civil Car · Fire Truck · Pickup Truck · SUV · Taxi · Van|
|Need for Speed: Underground 2 - Vehicles|
|Cars||Acura RSX* · Audi A3 · Audi TT · Ford Focus · Ford Mustang GT · Honda Civic Si* · Hyundai Tiburon GT · Infiniti G35 · Lexus IS 300 · Mazda Miata · Mazda RX-7 · Mazda RX-8 · Mitsubishi 3000GT · Mitsubishi Eclipse · Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII · Nissan 240SX · Nissan 350Z · Nissan Sentra SE-R Spec V · Nissan Skyline GT-R · Peugeot 106** · Peugeot 206 · Pontiac GTO · Subaru Impreza WRX · Toyota Celica · Toyota Corolla · Toyota Supra · Vauxhall Corsa 1.8** · Volkswagen Golf GTI|
|SUV||Cadillac Escalade · Hummer H2 · Lincoln Navigator|
|Traffic||Bus · Civil Car · Fire Truck · Hatchback · Minivan · Pickup Truck · SUV · Taxi · Van|
|* NTSC release, ** PAL release|