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* C35A - SOHC - 210–225 hp (155–170 kW) * C35A - SOHC - 210–225 hp (155–170 kW)
** 1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL (US/Canada) ** 1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL (US/Canada)
-** 1996-2004 Honda Legend (non-US/Canada)+** 1996-2004 Honda Legend (non-US/Canada)<br/>
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 +* Reference: [http://www.rushessay.com essay writing]

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Honda's first V6 engines are members of a single family, the C-series. It is a 90° V6 design and is being phased out in favor of the newer 60° Honda J engine.

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C20A

The SOHC C20A is a 2.0 L version, producing 145 hp (108 kW). This was the first Honda V6 engine.

Applications; non-North America:

  • 1985 Honda Legend

The C20AT was a turbocharged version, producing 190 hp (140 kW).

Applications; non-North America:

  • 1989 Honda Legend

C25A

The SOHC C25A is a 2.5 L version, producing 165 hp (123 kW).

Applications; North America Only:

  • 1986-1987 Acura Legend Sedan, 151 hp (113 kW)
  • 1983-1985 Rover 825 Sedan, 151 hp (113 kW) UK and Europe (sold in US as STERLING)

C27A

The SOHC C27A is a 2.7 L version, producing 170 hp, (127 kW).

Applications; North America Only:

  • SOHC non-VTEC
    • 1987 Acura Legend Coupe , 161 hp (120 kW)
    • 1988-1990 Acura Legend, 161 hp (120 kW)
    • 1995-1997 Honda Accord, 170 hp (128 kW)
    • 1985-1990 Rover 827/sterling/Vitesse, 177 hp (non catalist)UK and Europe (sold in US as STERLING Brand)
    • 1990-1996 Rover 827/Sterling/Coupe, 168 hp (catalist) UK and Europe (sold in US as STERLING Brand until 1996)

C30A

The DOHC VTEC C30A is a 3.0 L version, producing 201kW (270bhp) and 285N·m (210 ft·lbf) of torque. An advanced version of this engine exists (though not in a production form) that campaigned briefly in the 2004 Japanese SuperGT racing series by the factory-supported Team Honda Racing group in highly modified GT-spec NSXs. This engine has various upgrades and modifications by M-TEC (formerly Mugen Motorsports) and is the first turbo-charged Honda engine used in the series (prior to 2003, the GT-spec NSXs used a highly advanced, naturally-aspirated variant of the C32B engine). Though the exact performance figures are kept secret, it's rumored to output more than 500bhp.

Applications:

  • 1991-1996 Honda NSX

C32A

The C32A is a 3.2 L version. The SOHC model produces 235 hp (175 kW).

Applications; North America Only:

  • C32A6 - SOHC USDM - 200 hp (150 kW)
    • 1991-1995 Acura Legend sedan
    • 1991-1992 Acura Legend coupe
    • 1996-1998 Acura TL|Acura 3.2TL
  • C32A5 - SOHC USDM - 230 hp (170 kW) at 206 ft·lbf
    • 1994-1995 Acura Legend GS sedan
    • 1993-1995 Acura Legend LS coupe

C32B

There is also the C32B, a highly tuned DOHC version, used in the Honda NSX, which produces 290 hp (216 kW) and 224 lbf·ft (304 N·m).

Applications:

  • 1997-2005 Honda NSX

C35A

The C35A is a SOHC 3.5 L version producing 210 hp (184 kW) and is the largest displacement of the C series.

Applications:

  • C35A - SOHC - 210–225 hp (155–170 kW)
    • 1996-2004 Acura 3.5RL (US/Canada)
    • 1996-2004 Honda Legend (non-US/Canada)
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