2017 Acura NSX Type R

Honda is planning to launch a 2017 Acura NSX Type R next year. The comeback of the company’s legendary sports car was one of the most exciting news in last time. As you probably know, original version of this Japanese ultimate sports car was launched in 1990 and it was produced for more than 15 years. Finally, company designed its successor, almost a decade after. New model came as 2016 Acura NSX. If we consider that original model was also available in “Type R” variant, same thing is expected with new one. According to the latest reports, it will come next year, as 2017 Acura NSX Type R.

2017 Acura NSX Type R specs

2017 Acura NSX Type R front view

Company uses this “Type R” badge for several models. This name is reserved for high-performance variants. Since original NSX was available in this variant, same thing is expected with new model. The 2017 Acura NSX Type R will come probably next year. What we can expect from this model isn’t clear enough at this point. When it is about visual appearance, we don’t expect some bigger modifications. The 2017 NSX Type R will probably come with some smaller design tweaks and maybe with unique wheel design. It is also rumored that this model will be also available in company’s exclusive Championship White color.

2017 Acura NSX Type R interior

When it is about interior, exact differences between this and “standard” NSX are unknown for now. However, if we consider that new Acura NSX Type R is expected to come with some additional savings in terms of weight, we can presume that some of the non-essential parts of the cabin could be removed. In visual aspect, expect to see some “Type R” signs all over the cabin, both inside and outside the vehicle.

2017 Acura NSX Type R side view

2017 Acura NSX Type R engine

Exact details are still unknown, but we don’t expect some bigger changes, compared to standard model. The 2017 Acura NSX Type R will come with the same hybrid configurations, which is consisted of V6 twin turbo petrol-powered engine and three electric motors. It is possible that this variant will come with some boost in power and torque, but it is all just a speculation. Standard model has around 550 horsepower, goes from zero to sixty in about three seconds, while top speed is over 190 mph.

2017 Acura NSX Type R rear view

2017 Acura NSX Type R release date and price

The 2017 Acura NSX Type R is expected to come somewhere in the second half of next year. Price is unknown, but there are some predictions that could go somewhere between 150.000 and 200.000 dollars.

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