BODYSTYLE DC2/DB8   DC5 BODYSTYLE
MARKET USDM/CDM JDM (96 Spec) JDM (98 Spec) UKDM EDM AUDM JDM AUDM MARKET
Dates Available USA: 1997-1998 & 2000-2001 Canada: 1997-2001 August 1995-1997 1998-2000 1998-2000   Oct 1999 Jul 2001 Limited Edition Aug 2000 Dec 2000 July 2001 - Aug 2003 Sept 2003 - Aug 2004 Sept 2004 - Jul 2006 Aug 2001 - Sep 2004 Dates Available
ENGINE B18C5 B18C B18C B18C6 B18C6 B18C7   K20A K20A2 ENGINE
Displacement 1,797 cc (109.7 cu in) 1,797 cc (109.7 cu in) 1,797 cc (109.7 cu in) 1,797 cc (109.7 cu in) 1,797 cc (109.7 cu in) 1797 cc (109.7 cu in)   1,998 cc 1,998 cc Displacement
Compression 10.6:1 11.1:1 11.1:1 11.1:1 11.1:1 11.1:1   11.5:1 11:1 Compression
Bore 81mm (3.189 in) 81mm (3.189 in) 81mm (3.189 in) 81mm (3.189 in) 81mm (3.189 in)     86mm 86mm Bore
Stroke 87.2mm (3.433 in) 87.2mm (3.433 in) 87.2mm (3.433 in) 87.2mm (3.433 in) 87.2mm (3.433 in)     86mm 86mm Stroke
Rod Length 137.9mm (5.429 in) 137.9mm (5.429 in) 137.9mm (5.429 in) 137.9mm (5.429 in) 137.9mm (5.429 in)         Rod Length
Rod/Stroke Ratio 1.58 1.58 1.58 1.58 1.58         Rod/Stroke Ratio
Horsepower 195 (145 kW) @8000 rpm 200 PS @ 8000 rpm 147 kW (200 PS; 198 bhp) @ 8,000 rpm 187bhp/190 PS/140 kW @ 8000 rpm 190 PS/140 kW @ 7900 rpm 141 kW @ 7900 rpm   162 kW @8,000 (220PS) 147 kW @ 7,400 rpm Horsepower
Torque 130 ft-lb (180 Nm) @ 7500 rpm 18.5kgm @ 7500rpm 19kgm (186 Nm) @ 6,200 rpm 131 ftlbf/178 Nm @ 7300 rpm 131 ftlbf/178 Nm @ 7300 rpm 178 Nm @ 6300 rpm   206 Nm @7,000 (21.0 kg*m) 192Nm @ 6,000 rpm Torque
Rev Limit/Fuel Cut 8,500 rpm 8,700 rpm 8,700 rpm 8,500 rpm     8,200 rpm Rev Limit/Fuel Cut
Redline 8,400 rpm 8,400 rpm   8,400 rpm 8,400 rpm 8,400 rpm   8,400 rpm 7,900 rpm Redline
VTEC engagement 5,700 rpm 5,700 rpm 5,800 rpm 5,700 rpm 5,700 rpm 5,700 rpm   6,000 rpm   VTEC engagement
Fuel Mileage 25mpg City 30mpg Highway At 60km/h: 20.4 km/L & 19.9km/L(4-door) At 60km/h: 20.3 km/L & 19.8km/L(4-door) 12.1 litres/100km City (23.3mpg) 6.9 litres/100km Highway (40.9mpg) 12.1 litres/100km City 6.9 litres/100km Highway 9 litres/100km City 7.2 litres/100km Highway   12.4 km/L 9.5 litres/100km City 5.0 litres/100km Highway Fuel Mileage
Fuel Capacity 13.2 gallons 50 litres 50 litres 50 litres 50 litres 50 litres   50 litres 50 litres Fuel Capacity
Fuel Octane Premium Unleaded 91 Octane (R+M/2)     98 RON Super unleaded 98 Unleaded Premium Unleaded   Unleaded Premium Gasoline (100 RON) Premium Unleaded - PULP Fuel Octane
Top Speed 145mph     145mph 233 km/h     146mph (235kmh)   Top Speed
0 to 60 6.2 6.2 sec 6.2 sec 6.5sec or 6.7 Sec (0-62 mph) 6.7 Sec. (0-100km/h)         0 to 60
0-400m (1/4 mile) 14.9     15 Sec. 15 Sec.     14.3 sec   0-400m (1/4 mile)
                 
TRANSMISSION S80 S80 with 4jhd gearbox S80 with ne3 gearbox S80 S80     Y2M3 Y2M3 6-speed close ratio with muli-cone synchronisers on all gears TRANSMISSION
LSD Helical LSD Helical LSD Helical LSD Helical LSD Helical LSD Helical LSD   Torque response type Helical LSD Helical LSD LSD
1st Gear 3.230 (39 mph) 3.230 3.230 3.230 3.230     3.266 (39.5 mph) 3.266 1st Gear
2nd Gear 2.105 (60 mph) 2.105 2.105 2.105 2.105     2.130 (60.6 mph) 2.13 2nd Gear
3rd Gear 1.458 (87 mph) 1.458 1.458 1.458 1.458     1.517 (85 mph) 1.517 3rd Gear
4th Gear 1.107 115 mph) 1.107 1.034 1.034 1.034     1.212 (106.4 mph) 1.212 4th Gear
5th Gear 0.848 (143 mph) 0.848 0.787 0.787 0.787     0.972 (132.7 mph) 0.972 5th Gear
6th Gear               0.780 (157.5 mph @8,000 rpm) 0.78 6th Gear
Reverse 3.000 3.000 3.000 3.000 3.000     3.583 3.583 Reverse
Final Drive 4.400 4.400 4.785 4.785 4.785     4.764 4.764 Final Drive
                 
DIMENSIONS                   DIMENSIONS
Length 4380mm (172.4 inches) 4380mm & 4525mm(4-door) 4380mm & 4525mm(4-door) 4400mm 4400mm 4395mm   4385mm 4400mm Length
Width 1695mm (66.7 inches) 1695mm 1695mm 1705mm 1695mm 1695mm   1725mm 1725mm Width
Height 1320mm (51.9 inches) 1320mm & 1355mm(4-door) 1330mm & 1365mm(4-door) 1335mm 1320mm 1320mm   1385mm 1400mm Height
Wheel Base 2570mm (101.2 inches) 2570mm & 2620mm(4-door) 2570mm & 2620mm(4-door) 2570mm 2570mm     2570mm 2570mm Wheel Base
Ground Clearance 135mm 130mm 135mm 135mm   102mm Laden   130mm 112mm Ground Clearance
Weight 1170 kg / 2600lbs in 1997-1998 1197 kg / 2639lbs in 2000-2001 1060kg and 1100kg(4-door) ABS and SRS +20kg &+30kg(4-door) 1080kg and 1120kg(4-door) AC, ABS, & SRS +40kg 1080kg AC, ABS, & SRS +40kg 1120kg 1087kg with A/C   1170kg +10kg with A/C 1160kg Weight
Drivers Side Left Right Right Right Left Right   Right Right Drivers Side
                 
SUSPENSION                   SUSPENSION
Spring Rate - Front   3.6 to 4.4kgf/mm Progressive rate type           2.8 to 4.6kgf/mm - Progressive rate type   Spring Rate - Front
Spring Rate - Rear   2.0 to 2.5-4.4kgf/mm Progressive rate type           3.0 to 8.0kgf/mm - Progressive rate type   Spring Rate - Rear
Stabilizer Diameter - Front 24mm (.94 inch) 24mm   24mm 24mm     23.8x2.8mm (hollow)   Stabilizer Diameter - Front
Stabilizer Diameter - Rear 22mm (.87 inch) 13 to 22mm   22mm 22mm     22mm (solid bar)   Stabilizer Diameter - Rear
Turning radius 5.3m (10.6m/34.8ft full circle) 5.3m & 5.4m(4-door) 5.7m & 5.8m(4-door) 10.6m full   5.3m (10.6m full)   5.7m 5.8 (11.6m full circle) Turning radius
                 
BRAKES Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness 97 ~ 98-01 Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness   Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness Rotor Diameter / Rotor Thickness BRAKES
Front Disc 282mm (11.1 inch) / 21mm (.83 inch) ~ 25mm (.98 inch)     282mm       300mm 300mm - 25mm Front Disc
Rear Disk 260mm (10.2 inch) / 9mm (.35 inch) ~ 10mm (.39 inch)     260mm       260mm 260mm - 9mm Rear Disk
                 
WHEELS                   WHEELS
Bolt Pattern 5x114.3 4x114.3mm 5x114.3 5x114.3 5x114.3 5x114.3   5x114.3   Bolt Pattern
Dimensions 15x6jj 15x6jj   15x6j 15x6jj 15x6jj   17x7jj 16x6 1/2 JJ Dimensions
Offset   50mm           60mm   Offset
Weight               8.65kg each   Weight
Tires Bridgestone Potenza RE010 Bridgestone Potenza RE010   Bridgestone Potenza Bridgestone Potenza RE010     Bridgestone Potenza RE040 or Yokohama A046 Bridgestone Potenza RE030 Tires
Tire Size 195/55R15 84v 195/55R15 84v 215/45zr16 195/55R15 195/55R15 195/55R15 84v   215/45 ZR17 205/55 R16 89v Tire Size
                 
INTERIOR                   INTERIOR
Badge # Located on arm Rest - 97' Numerically starting at 00001 98'-01' restarting yearly with preceeding 2-digits for year. No Badge Number Badge on 2000 Type-Rx's only. Located below e-brake. Numerical starting with R-0001 Located below e-brake. Ongoing numerical order starting at 00001 Located below e-brake. Ongoing numerical order starting at 00001 99'-01' restarting yearly with .preceeding 2-digits for year. Located below e-brake.   No badge number No badge number Badge #
Additional details on 1997 badges can be found here.  
                 
COLORS External color (interior color) External color (interior color) External color (interior color) External color (interior color) External color (interior color) External color (interior color)   External color (interior color) External color (interior color) COLORS
Championship White (Black) 97-98 (US) 97-00(Canada) Championship White (Red & Black) 2 door only   Championship White (Red Black) 98-00 Championship White (Red & Black) Sunlight Yellow 99-01 (Black & Yellow)   Championship White Satin Silver Metallic (Black)
Championship White (Red) 01 (Canada only) Championship White (Black) 2 & 4-door   Starlight Black Pearl (Black) 99-00 Milano Red (Black) Milano Red 99-01 (Black)   Milano Red Nighthawk Black Pearl (Red & Black)
Phoenix Yellow (Black) 00-01 (US) 00(Canada) Granada Black Pearl (Red & Black) 2 door only   Milano Red (Black) 99-00 Black Pearl (Black) Starlight Black Pearl 99-00 (Black)   Nighthawk Black Pearl Championship White (Red & Black)
Flamenco Black Pearl (Black) 00 (US only) Granada Black Pearl (Black) 2 & 4-door     Phoenix Yellow - Only in Switzerland Championship White 99-01 (Red & Black)   Arctic Blue Pearl - pre facelift Milano Red (Black)
Nighthawk Black Pearl (Black) 01 (US only) Milano Red (Red & Black) 2 door only       Nighthawk Black Pearl 01 only (Black)   Vivid Blue Pearl - post facelift Arctic Blue Pearl (Blue & Black)
  Milano Red (Black) 2 door only           Satin Silver Metallic - pre facelift  
  Vogue Silver Metallic (Black) 4-door only           Alabaster Silver Metallic - post facelift