Ex-manager of Japanese brand became the first European owner of the new Honda NSX

December 22, 2016 at 21:21

Honda brought to Europe the first copy of NSX Coupe. Lucky man, who will be the first one who will ride on the Old World on the new hybrid supercar, became Claude Sage. Previously, he was CEO of Honda Switzerland division, and now he is a member of the club Honda NSX & Sportscar Club. Claude Sage took an active part in the development of the original NSX model and prototype of the novelty – HP-X Prototype in the early 1980s.

2017 Hybrid supercar Honda NSX pic

2017 Hybrid supercar Honda NSX pic


Acura NSX is the first supercar created by woman

January 29, 2015 at 20:47

Michelle Christensen fully developed the appearance of the long-awaited Japanese hybrid coupe.
Despite the fact that the debute of Acura NSX somewhat eclipsed rival Ford GT, still without a doubt the Japanese in Detroit brought one of the most iconic cars of the second decade of this century. In addition, NSX is notable for the fact that this is the first supercar, designed by the running of the fair sex. Michelle Christensen, who also designed the ZDX crossover and worked on the restyling of the sedan RLX, joined the program to create NSX three years ago, in 2012. She has created a team of eight people in the California design studio Acura. “Managers like emotions, leave the car a sense of three-dimensional space”, – says Christensen.

Acura NSX pics

Acura NSX picture

Acura NSX supercar became serial

January 27, 2015 at 21:32

The company officially introduced the Acura supercar production version of the NSX. Coupe is equipped with a hybrid power plant, which consists of a twin-turbo engine V6, located between the axles, nine-gearbox with two clutches and three electric motors. One of them is located between the transmission and the internal combustion engine. This unit helps driving the rear axle engine during acceleration and gear changes. The other two are located on the front of the motor axis and are responsible for the rotation of each wheel.
There is no information on the impact of the power plant, as well as the dynamic characteristics of the Acura NSX in failed. According to project leader Ted Claus power supercar exceeds the mark of 550 horsepower, according to the publication Car. Competitors news Klaus called the Porsche 911 Turbo (520 hp), Ferrari 458 Italia (570 horsepower) and Audi R8 V10 (525 horsepower).

Acura NSX pics

Acura NSX picture

Acura NSX has got supercharged V6 and three electric motors

January 23, 2015 at 01:21

In the list of key competitors Acura NSX are Porsche 911 Turbo and Audi R8 V10.
At one time, a coupe Acura NSX became the world’s first all-aluminum sports car. In the new model is based on a spatial frame, which is made of aluminum and ultra-steels.
And yet the creators claim that is used in the production of a special casting technology of metal parts, after which the material becomes stiffness comparable to wrought counterpart.
Execution of the interior of the sports car is initially expensive. From genuine leather are made not only chairs, but also the front panel with the center console and doors. In the finishing are used metal inserts and Alcantara. Most of the dashboard finished liquid crystal display, the design of which will vary depending on the selected mode of movement.

Acura NSX pics

Acura NSX picture

All Acura cars will have four-wheel drive

January 11, 2015 at 19:20

Acura Company is considering equipping all models with four-wheel drive.
Company Acura, apparently, is in search of itself. So, before the automaker was talking about the new “company policy”, which will involve equipping all cars of the brand with rear-wheel drive and motor V8, but this idea was rejected.
Now, in the minds of brand management is formed a new plan – to equip all cars sold under the brand Acura, wheel-drive system. At the same time, even in the basic configuration.

Acura NSX  pics

Acura NSX picture

Acura NSX supercar will cost about 120 thousand Euro

January 11, 2015 at 19:12

It is known that the cost of Acura NSX supercar will be close to the Audi R8.
Production of hybrid supercar Acura NSX will begin only after two years, and much of the future car is not yet known. However, representatives of the brand still uncovered some secrets and reported that the cost model will be close to the price of the current Audi R8, which, in turn, is available on the German market from 117 000 euros.
“We need to get the NSX such acceleration, which is experiencing the owner of Ferrari. And more importantly, we should receive the same dynamic characteristics as in everyday use, and at the Nurnberg ring. As for prices, then I think it will be close to the family of Audi R8. I understand that this is a fairly wide range, but still NSX will be very affordable, “- said the project manager NSX Ted Klaus, transfers« What Car? ».

Acura NSX supercar pics

Acura NSX supercar picture

Acura NSX debut 2015

January 1, 2015 at 19:28

The production version of the long-awaited supercar Acura NSX, the successor of the legendary NSX, will make its world debut at the North American International Auto Show January 12, 2015. Model displays the design and specifications of the supercar Acura, slated for 2015. To celebrate the upcoming debut NSX, Acura has released a 30-second spot, let’s look at the production version of the car and hear the sound of the turbo Sport Hybrid.

«NSX next generation will give” a new sporty driving experience “, while remaining true to its heritage and concept supercar, which gave rise to the reputation of the NSX, – says Mike Akavitti, senior vice president and general manager of Acura. – NSX is a perfect example of branded performance Acura ».

Acura NSX 2015 pics

Acura NSX 2015 image