Honda Rafaga 2.5 S 1993 Design Interior Exterior Car – The Honda Rafaga arrangement CE4 and CE5 was a smaller 4-entryway car sold just in Japan by Honda, presented in January 1993, and utilized a similar 5-barrel motor that was utilized as a part of the Honda Inspire and the Honda Vigor and imparted a stage to the second era CE arrangement Honda Ascot. “Rafaga” is Spanish for “blast” or “tempestuous”. The motor is introduced longitudinally, a similar arrangement utilized as a part of the Vigor and Inspire. The Rafaga was third in Hondas order of vehicles, and a sister auto to the Ascot, which was sold at the Honda Primo dealership organize. The Honda Rafaga was sold in Japan at Honda Verno dealerships, and was one level up from the Honda Integra. Likewise with other Honda items, the Honda Rafaga utilized twofold wishbone suspension at the front and back wheels. The “2.5 S” trim level accompanied a front suspension upper strut support in the motor compartment. In Japan, the littler G20A motor utilized consistent review fuel, while the bigger G25A motor utilized premium review fuel.
The Honda Rafaga and the Ascot were acquainted with serve as Honda’s conservative car for the Japanese market when the Accord’s measurements developed as a consequence of interest for the Accord in North America requiring a more extensive auto. The wheelbase of the Rafaga was shorter than the marginally longer Inspire and Vigor, which measured at 2,805 mm (110.4 in), a distinction of 35 mm (1.4 in), which didn’t leave much space for back seat travelers. Besides, because of the long way establishment of the five-barrel motor, and the necessity that the general length of the auto conform to Japanese government controls concerning autos delegated “smaller”, bargains were made with respect to back traveler facilities, and deals endured subsequently.
The grille is fit as a fiddle of a rearranged triangle that streamed into the front guard, and a little Honda “H” logo at the top. The Rafaga likewise had a long and low front motor compartment because of the situation of the motor, and a short trunk, adding to its streamlined aspirations. Under Japanese Government outside measurement directions, the Rafaga was a minimal car, subsequently supplanting the past Honda Accord, which developed in outside measurements marginally. This approach accordingly diverted minimized vehicle purchasers to Honda Verno and Honda Primo areas.
The inside accompanied authentic wood boards gave by Japanese furniture creator Tendo Mokko on the dashboard and focus comfort, with cowhide accessible as a choice on the “2.5 S”. In 1994, double airbags for front travelers and ABS were accessible, and additionally a glass moonroof. The accessibility of two motor sizes offered Japanese purchasers the decision of choosing how much yearly street charge they were eager to pay; the bigger 2.5 liter motor offered much more elevated amounts of standard gear to legitimize the higher assessment risk.
As the subsidence grabbed hold in Japan, known as the “air pocket economy”, and interest for the Accord stayed solid, the Honda Rafaga and the Ascot were ceased and supplanted with the Honda Torneo in 1997.
|body type||4/5 seater sedan/saloon|
|number of doors||4|
|DIMENSIONS & WEIGHTS|
|kerb weight||1340 kg||2954 lb|
|fuel tank capacity||65 litres||14.3 UK Gal||17.2 US Gal|
|engine type||naturally aspirated petrol|
(149.569 cu in)
|bore × stroke||85 × 86.4 mm
3.35 × 3.4 in
|single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
|maximum power output
|180 PS (178 bhp) (133 kW)
at 6500 rpm
1.19 bhp/cu in
|226 Nm (167 ft·lb) (23 kgm)
at 3800 rpm
|fuel system||Honda PGM-Fi fuel injection|
|bmep (brake mean effective pressure)||1158.7 kPa (168.1 psi)|
|unitary capacity||490.2 cc|
|power-to-weight ratio||134.68 PS/g
|weight-to-power ratio||10.1 kg/kW
|drive wheels||front wheel drive|
|steering||rack & pinion PAS|
|wheel size front||6JJ x 14|
|wheel size rear||6JJ x 14|
|tyres front||195/60 R 15 88H|
|tyres rear||195/60 R 15 88H|
|gearbox||4 speed automatic|
|top gear ratio||0.65|
Honda Rafaga 2.5 S 1993 Design Interior Exterior Car