Whether you agree or disagree with the hybrid bits of the new NSX, you have to admit that it’s a looker.
No one can deny that the first-generation NSX is a historical piece of machinery packing elegance, performance, and good looks into one neat package. And even though it took a teaser-filled ten years for Honda to release the second generation NSX -then met with a lot of harsh criticism- I love this car. I love the fact that is completely different from the first generation in every aspect except the badging. I love the way it drives, feels, sounds, and looks.
This particular NSX comes with 130R White paint, optional Carbon Fiber rear spoiler, and full leather Ebony interior. If you like motorsports, 130R might sound familiar. The “130R White” paint continues the Acura tradition of naming NSX paint colors after motorsport heritage, in this case, the famous and arguably fastest Suzuka Circuit corner.
The body is sleek with curves and sharp edges in just the right places for a solid aerodynamic spaceship, and don’t forget the ten FUNCTIONAL air intakes all around. Jewel LED headlights, carbon fiber spoiler, responsive door handles, and lightweight Y-spoke wheels finish it off.
- A longitudinally mid-mounted twin-turbocharged, 75-degree, 3.5-liter DOHC V-6 engine with dry sump lubrication
- 500-hp with 406 lb-ft torque
- Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel DriveTM, a 573-hp power unit
- Twin single-scroll turbochargers with electronic wastegates
- Variable Timing Control (VTC) for both intake and exhaust camshafts
- 10.0:1 compression ratio
- Direct and port fuel injection systems
- Drive-By-Wire throttle
- Direct drive supercar electric motor attached to driveshaft
Each NSX is badged with a production number in the engine bay, a nice touch by Acura. This is #01953.