We all remember legendary Honda NSX, which was an ultimate Japanese sports car for over 15 years. It was originally introduced in 1990. With several facelifts, it was in production until 2005. However, successor didn’t come and most of the car enthusiasts were very disappointed. Company started to work on new model few years later. The development lasted pretty long. Concept was presented in 2013 and it had fantastic reception both form the experts and the crowd. Finally, production model is coming. It will come as 2017 Acura NSX, and there are big expectations from this new supercar.
2017 Acura NSX redesign
The 2017 Acura NSX is coming after long period of development. It will represent Honda’s vision of supercar. This model will be a true sports car. It comes in 2-door coupe body style, with mid-engine configuration. When it is about styling, this model looks just amazing. The 2017 NSX comes heavily based on a concept car. It features pretty much the same styling as concept car. Most of the differences are at the front, where you will notice new graphics for the headlamps and new air intakes. Hood also comes modified. It features two new vents right above wheel arches. On the other side, rear end remained pretty much the same as on the concept. The main difference is in exhaust configurations. When you look 2017 Acura NSX from side, you will also notice some bigger changes. Production model comes a little bit reshaped and it comes with more “cab-forward” proportions and also with different shape of the doors. Side vents are also larger and higher.
2017 Acura NSX powertrain
This aspect is definitely the main thing about 2017 Acura NSX. Company developed a drivetrain based on the Honda’s latest technology achievements. This supercar comes in unusual, hybrid configuration. Most of the power comes from twin-turbo 3.5 liter V6 engine, which produces 500 horsepower and 406 pound-feet of torque. There are also three electric motors installed. Two electro motors are for each front wheel, while third delivers power to the rear wheels. Total output of the car is 573 horsepower. This configuration is completed by company’s new 9-speed dual-clutch transmission. New Acura NSX will go from 0 to 60 in about 2.9 seconds, while top speed will be over 190 mph.
2017 Acura NSX price
Exact price for 2017 Acura NSX is still unknown. It is expected that new model will go somewhere between 120.000 and 160.000 dollars.