Acura NSX: Return of the Legend

February 21, 2015 at 23:23

Exactly three years it took for the company Honda, to make the conceptual coupe NSX ready for series production in hybrid supercar version.
Debuting in 1990 Honda NSX coupe immediately became a classic example of stylish and dynamic sports car. The cars stayed on the line until December 2005 and during that time there were found more than 18 thousand fans.

Acura NSX picture

Acura NSX pics

Already in 2007, the company has promised to revive the legendary sports car. But as they say, will soon easier say than done. First prototype of a new generation NSX presented at the Detroit auto show in January 2012. Since then, he has passed all the circles of hell the test, gradually transforming into a production-ready car. For three years up to the length of the vehicle 80 mm (4470 mm), was 25 mm wider (1940 mm) and up to 15 mm (1215 mm). Increase of 20 mm wheelbase (2630 mm) shall have a positive impact on the space in the cabin and driving comfort. If we compare the coupe with the first generation NSX, then there precursor gives the beginner.

1990 Honda NSX picture

1990 Honda NSX pics

But of course, the main difference is fundamentally different powertrains. If the NSX in 2005 set in motion 294-strong atmospheric V6 3.2-liter, in the arsenal of the current cars hybrid propulsion system 550 horses, consisting of a 3.5-liter V6 and twinturbo three electric motors. In addition, the first-born was a rear wheel drive, and a descendant of its two electric motors located in the front has four-wheel drive.

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