Acura Vigor

March 11th, 2013 | Comments Closed | Acura

The Acura Vigor also knew as “Honda Vigor” . The Honda Vigor was a luxury sedan in Japan in 1995 derived from the 1981 Honda Accord sold by Honda Verno dealer network and sold short in North America from 1992 to 1994 as the Acura Vigor. The first Vigors were luxury versions of the Agreement and served as the flagship of Honda until the arrival of the Honda Legend. In 1989, the Force would continue to distinguish the Accord with unique styling and five longitudinal engine cylinders available and introduced a double room at the vigor with Honda Inspire, available at Honda Clio dealerships. He was replaced in North America with the Acura TL and in Japan with the Honda Saber sold the same vehicle on different networks. The Vigor was developed during what is known in Japan as the Japanese price bubble assets or “bubble economy”.

Acura Vigor First-Generation

Since September 25, 1981, Honda produced a variant of the Honda Accord christened the Honda Vigor for Japan only. The first generation Vigor was a high grade 4 door sedan and 3-door hatchback, with the 1.8 L engine as the only engine available, with system-II Honda CVCC. The Vigor was a faster, sportier Accord, “vigorous” with a higher level of equipment in the quietest Accord. Due to the high level of luxury-oriented features, the Vigor help “stage” equipped for the market, a luxury car from Honda, the Honda Legend appeared to accept in 1985. The Vigor competed with the Toyota Chaser and the Nissan Laurel in Japan. The implementation consisted of backlight enrollment sticker installed, fits with a black trim between the taillights and the word “Force”. The Agreement to install the rear registration plate between the rear tail lights.


In 1985, trim levels were offered, MG, ME and ME-R were for the sedan. Previously, equipment packages VXR, VX, and VL, all setup IU-II induction. The Honda fuel injection was offered in the VTL-VT-I and I. From the tailgate on, that an agreement can be established, the Vigor was the hatchback trim packages MX-T, and the ME-T available until they are replaced by the Honda Integra 2-door hatchback in 1984.

The higher the level of the equipment ME-T Hatchback and ME-R also contain interior lighting delay (called “theater lighting”), four coaxial speakers with stereo, power windows and locks, front disc brakes and rear and steering speed-sensitive. With some differences in the features available between the Accord and vigor, the vehicle was essentially the same. The production of a vehicle with two different names Honda authorized to sell the car in various sales channels in Japan, was sold at Honda Verno dealers Vigor and was sold at Honda Clio dealerships Accord. The fully equipped 2 doors Vigor flexibility offered loads about the first generation Nissan Leopard coupe, which was not a gasoline engine, the joint action with the first and second generation of the Toyota Supra. This is a Japanese TV ad for Vigor. In 1997, Honda again used this method to add an extended version of the Accord pillar, achieved by duplicating their efforts in this generation Honda Vigor and the appointment of the new car Honda Torneo.

Acura Vigor Second-Generation (CA1-CA2-CA3)

April 6, 1985, saw the introduction of the redesigned Vigor only as a four-door sedan. As before, the Vigor was a luxury Agreement. The four-cylinder engine of 1.8 L B18A was now available with two carburetors and has a larger 2.0 L B20A engine available Honda PGM-FI, with the 1.8-liter engine that supply A18A basis. The Vigor had minor cosmetic differences in the agreement, with a different grille and rear taillights and a higher specification. The adoption of the hidden headlights reflects the popularity of the Honda Prelude, Honda Integra and the new router that remains a partner Honda Verno dealership.

The Vigor installed the rear license plate on the rear bumper, while the Agreement to install the license plate in the trunk indented. The trim level designations were 2.0 If, MXL-S, MX, MXL, and MF. May 1987 saw the introduction of 2.0 If exclusively by electric retractable side mirrors as standard. The second generation of Honda Vigor also chooses to use Double wishbone in the rear end design that spread to other Honda products in the years benefited front and rear. While more expensive than competitors’ MacPherson strut systems, this setup provided better stability and more precise vehicle handling. All had front stabilizers and upper models had rear stabilizers. Brakes were either small 4-wheel discs with twin-piston calipers, larger 4-wheel discs with single-piston calipers, or a system of disc/rear drum. ABS was available as an option for models of disc brakes on all 4 wheels.

Some of the items in the 2.0psi upper level contains a power sunroof tinted windows, wheels, optional antilock brakes, optional color LCD digital instruments, tilt steering direction speed-sensitive, cruise control, electric power windows, power locks, AM / FM stereo with cassette and electronic 4 speakers (high power) with subwoofer and amplifier, intermittent wipers radius disc brakes 4-wheel power and optional leather interior.

Acura Vigor Third generation (CB5/CC2 and CC3)

With the introduction of the fourth-generation Accord, the Vigor was no longer based on the Accord chassis. The third generation of Vigor, meet as a high-level sedan Honda Verno dealership in Japan, it was shared with the new Honda Inspire and the new second-generation Honda Legend, Honda Clio dealerships sold. The Force is located in the United States and as the first generation Acura Vigor Keep in just up dry.

E, Type C, and Type X. In May 1991 the N-type package is no longer offered, and the top adjustment package was the type S-Limited. From January 1992, the equipment packages 2.5XS, 2.5 S, 2.5 x, 2.5 W, 2.0G and type W. In North America, the force came in two trim packages, the LS and GS content increased, and the 2.5-liter engine was the only engine available. In Japan, the G20A smaller engine uses regular gasoline, while the larger engine G25A uses premium gasoline. One of the products was optionally in the digital stereo sound system, modification of various types of music allows integrated signal processing.

Production began in 1991, and the car has gone on sale as a 1992 model in June this year, slotting between the Integra and the Acura Legend in North America, with Can products to creamy. For Vigor qualified to maintain a “pact” was sold to the Japanese requirements for vehicle size, the Vigor in Japan in two versions, the G25A shorter and narrower with the G20A engine available, and longer vehicle and version larger engine was also only sold in North America as Acura.

Longitudinal incorporated into gasoline 5-cylinder Honda was the only engine available. The transmission is attached behind the engine to a drive shaft, the power at the front of the vehicle sends a differential slip asymmetrically constructed, which then provides power to the front axle via connecting wheels, allows the unit slightly behind the front wheels stay, this also gave the car a 60:40 front to rear weight distribution.