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Honda CRX 1st Generation (1983-1987)

March 8, 2011
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Honda CRX 1st Generation (1983-1987)

Launched around the time of the 3rd generation Civic the lightweight 1st generation CRX was perfectly placed to take full advantage of Honda’s new and more powerful engines.

Engine Specifications

Engine Code EW
Engine Type 12 Valve SOHC cross flow
Engine Management PGM-FI
Engine Capacity 1488cc
Bore and Stroke 74x78mm
Max BHP 110 @ 5800 rpm
Max Torque 98 @ 4000
Compression Ratio 8.7 – 1

Body Details

Length 3675mm
Width 1625mm
Height 1290mm
Wheelbase 2380mm
Wheelbase (saloon) 2450mm
Wheelbase (shuttle) 2450mm
Ground Clearance (3 door) 160mm
Ground Clearance (saloon) 160mm
Ground Clearance (shuttle) 165mm
Turning Circle 10m
Curb Weight (3 door) 740-840kg
Curb Weight (saloon) 790-860kg
Curb Weight (shuttle) 820-910kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 46l (10 gal)

Other Common Details

Steering Rack and Pinion
Brakes (front) Disks
Brakes (rear) Drum
Suspension (front) Torsion Bar
Suspension (rear) Trailing Link
Wheels (1.5) 5Jx13 steel or alloy
Tyres (1.5 carb models) 165/70SR13

Other Specifications

Drag Coefficient 0.56
Lift Coefficient 0.04

Other Information

Braking Distance from 50kmh 14m
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