Honda 2017 / Acura NSX First Drive Review, Technical Specs & Features
A legend has been reborn. More than two decades after the original Honda NSX brought unprecedented a claim to the Japanese manufacturer meet the 21st century version. That cannot live up to the reputation, let’s find it.
The original NSX was a game-changer for Honda it was solely responsible for putting the Japanese brain in the same light as Ferrari and Lamborghini. But that was back in the nineties. So, it’s been a long wait for the follow-up version. It takes Billy three seconds to realize this is a genuine supercar, check this out. And this latest NSX huge car 400 isn’t just a pinnacle performance. It’s also a torchbearer in terms of the brains however an electric technology. So, it’s got some huge expectations riding, on it answering the challenge is a three and a half liter twin-turbo v6 combined with three electric motors to the front and one of the read. The end product is a clever all drive system producing overall outputs of 427 kilowatts and 646 Newton-meters. Drivers channel to a non spade clutch automatic for a sticky continental rubber.
The get instantaneous pickup from the electric ride pride and then, a three-and-a-half later twin-turbo facing takes up all the slack and tell you what, you need probably. One that hasn’t actually supported by 100 times, they say that I need to but until your markets comfortably inside that three second mark. There on the benchmark some of the best supercars in the world for the NSX cars like the Audi R8, Porsche 911. The Ferrari 458 rule purchase not to try and get this car as sharp as they could and it shows. Through corners it’s really flat steering it’s not quite as organic as something like the Porsche 911 part. It’s really sharp and intuitive and helps instill confidence, especially through some of these faster turns. To me the most impressive feature of the texts that, the spot weighing over 1,700 kilograms, it’s really flat and voice recorders.
The NSX isn’t just fast. Thanks to its clever and intuitive all drive system. It is incredibly easy to drive its paid. There are also different driving modes to play within. the quiet mode the car is aria and a fast. With an ability to drive on pure electricity for up to two kilometers in track mode the engine transmission steering and suspension, week up to a level of performance that is right at the pointy end of the segment.
Pulling the entire package together is an excellent non speed automatic which truth is told does a better job than using the paddles for yourself. The gearbox features a short first key for launching at all not be for highway driving and seven closely stacked ratios in between. Now I know what you’re thinking right for drive supercar can’t be that much fun well you can tell you. It is one of those really stable at speed I mean it’s got a top speed of over 300 kilometers an hour and you just feel stuck to the ground all that air all that technology. It’s true; this isn’t just a performance flexion for notes. It showcases everything of this brain isn’t there finally there’s something to be excited about and this car excited on every level.
To really fulfill its status as a genuine supercar the SX really needs a sense of occasion and feature about it to at least vindicate the 420,000 dollar price tag. Truth be told chips which key including tacky plastic key panels does undermine the cars positioning, but hey you can’t always have. It all also make one criticism is probably the CR track it does like that warm ocean they could expect from a four hundred thousand dollars supercar. But, in every other sense it is clinical it disarms a racetrack like few other cars. There’s no doubting this latest NSX is a huge revolution on the first generation model. Will be remembered in the same way, only time will tell but first impression is that it definitely lives up to the heart.
VEHICLE TYPE: mid-engine, front- and mid-motor, 4-wheel-drive, 2-passenger, 2-door coupe
ENGINE TYPE: twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve V-6, aluminum block and heads, port and direct fuel injection
DISPLACEMENT: 213 cu in, 3493 cc Power: 500 hp @ 7500 rpm Torque: 406 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm Mid Motor: permanent-magnet synchronous AC, 50 hp, 109 lb-ft Front Motors: two permanent-magnet synchronous AC, 36 hp, 54 lb-ft (each) Total System Power: 573 hp
TRANSMISSIONS: F: 1-speed direct drive; M: 9-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual shifting mode
DIMENSIONS: Wheelbase: 103.5 in Length: 176.0 in Width: 76.4 in Height: 47.8 in Passenger volume: 55 cu ft Cargo volume: 4 cu ft Curb weight: 3800 lb
Zero to 60 mph: 2.9 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 7.6 sec
Standing ¼-mile: 11.1 sec
Top speed: 191 mph