2005 RSX Car & Driver/King Motorsports

Torrance, Calif. October 31, 2005


Car and Driver magazine worked with King Motorsports, the exclusive distributor for Mugen in the United States, to enhance the power, handling and braking of its 2005 RSX Type-S for the RSX Challenge. A Comptech Supercharger, Hondata K-Pro ECU, RC Engineering fuel injectors and Mugen intake and exhaust increase horsepower, while Moton adjustable dampers, Mugen bushings and anti-roll bars and King Motorsports Competition springs work with various JDM parts for razor-sharp handling. Aerodynamics are augmented with Mugen's adjustable carbon fiber rear wing and body kit, while the interior makes extensive use of carbon fiber to reduce weight.

Powertrain Modifications Comptech Supercharger
. Hondata K-Pro ECU
. Mugen stainless steel exhaust manifold w/ Mugen catalytic converter
. Mugen Twin-Loop Silencer
. Mugen Airbox
. RC Engineering injectors
. JDM DC5R Flywheel with HD clutch
. Mugen limited slip differential
Chassis/Suspension Modifications Moton triple adjustable dampers
. King Motorsports competition spring set
. JDM DC5R aluminum front lower control arms w/ Mugen hard bushings
. Stop Tech Big Brake front brake kit
. Slotted rear brake rotors
. Hasport billet rear engine mount
. JDM DC5R front stabilizer bar
. Mugen 25mm rear stabilizer bar
. Mugen MF10 forged wheels, 17x8
. Hoosier 225/45-17 A3S05 radial tires
. Electric power steering
Exterior Modifications Mugen carbon fiber adjustable rear wing
. Mugen front under lip spoiler
. Mugen side skirt set
. Mugen rear under lip spoiler kit
Interior Modifications Racetech carbon kevlar seats
. SPA design integrated dash system
. Extensive use of carbon fiber for weight reduction
. Acura Acessories shift knob
. Acura Accessories floor mats
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