2018 Acura NSX Type R

As a luxurious section of the Honda, every Acura model is making a difference on the market. When you make extra trim of very attractive and luxurious car, then the company is establishing itself as a leader. The 2018 Acura NSX Type R gets improvements in design and performance. So, it is a real supercar. Nevertheless, this model had a presentation five years ago, and we still don’t see it in production. There were rumors about this year edition, but it is likely to see Type R of NSX in 2018.

2018 Acura NSX Type R

2018 Acura NSX Type R engine

The 2018 Acura NSX Type R is going to be able to produce 700 hp. Base models are already powerful, with outputs of over 500 horses. With improvements that all Type R series bring, NSX will be on par with other muscle cars. Additionally, the same amount of torque is coming probably from the V-6 unit. A 3.5-l drivetrain comes with a turbocharger and direct fuel injection. The petrol engine sends power to a 6-speed transmission, which forwards it to the front wheel. Small electric motors will boost the overall performance of this supercar. We still miss many details and as the release date approaches, more information is going to be available.

2018 Acura NSX Type R rear

2018 Acura NSX Type R design

There is no clear information about 2018 Acura NSX Type R design. Few things are sure. Regular model will be a matrix for top-of-the-class trim. However, many parts are going to suffer changes. A lot of masks and LED lighting will be used, and much more aggressive grille is certain. From sketches, we can assume this is going to be a futuristic model, with a lot of hi-tech features in the cabin. Sporty steering wheel holds commands for easier handling and driving. We don’t know much about infotainment and audio system, but it won’t lack modern and expensive features.

2018 Acura NSX Type R interior

2018 Acura NSX Type R price and release date

The 2018 Acura NSX Type R will come by the end of 2017, or early next year. Exact release date is unknown, but it is close. Same is with a price. However, fans expect it to cost about $150,000. Nevertheless, we shouldn’t be surprised if it exceeds that limit.

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One Response to 2018 Acura NSX Type R

  1. Allan Lloyd says:

    After driving last years Civic Type-R in the U.K and now that we have the 2018 Civic Type-R here in Australia and the current NSX. Hopefully we will be able to source this vehicle so we can race it in our Bathurst race at Mount Panorama Circuit in N.S.W Australia in the next year or so.

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