Honda rafaga

Honda Rafaga G25a Turbo garret30-tuning on the stand.

The Honda Rafaga is a four-door mid-size sedan that was produced by the Japanese car company Honda from 1993 to 1997. Its sister model, the Honda Ascot, was released in the same year as the Rafaga and had only a few external features. The Honda Rafaga model was based on the CE4 / 5 platform, which was designed based on the platform used in the Honda Inspire. The Rafaga sedan was quite large. Its wheelbase was 2770 mm, length - 4555 mm, width - 1695 mm, and height - 1425 mm.

As for the engine, the Honda Rafaga was offered a 5-cylinder 20-valve injector Honda G power unit in two versions: a volume of 2.0 liters and a volume of 2.5 liters, 160 hp. and 180 hp (at 6500 rpm), respectively. The engine was located longitudinally in front and was equipped with a programmable system of 4-point injection PGM-FI. The front-wheel drive sedan was equipped with a 5-speed gearbox. The maximum speed of the car was 210 km / h.

In general, the technical equipment of the car was mainly borrowed from the Honda Accord model. The braking system included front and rear disc brakes, with the front brakes being ventilated. It was also equipped with anti-lock braking system ABS. For more comfortable driving a power steering was provided as standard. As an option for Honda Rafaga, it was proposed to equip it with airbags, both on the driver’s side and on the passenger’s side.

The Honda Rafaga front suspension consisted of lower wishbones and upper wishbones. The rear suspension, in turn, consisted of lower transverse and upper transverse triangular levers, as well as trailing levers. The suspension was also equipped with anti-roll bars. Spring springs and telescopic shock absorbers perfectly ensured the ride, “swallowing” the unevenness of the road surface.

The interior of the sedan was quite comfortable and spacious. The interior trim is velor, and as an option, you could purchase a steering wheel in leather. Also inside the car was equipped with air conditioning and climate control system. The manufacturer’s list of options also included: a liquid crystal display and a navigation system.

Production of the Honda Rafaga model as well as the Honda Ascot was discontinued in 1997, and was replaced by a car called the Honda Torneo.

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