...We'd describe it as "awesome." In fact, the NSX-T is Edmund's pick for Ultimate Sports Car (Ultimate as in "money-no-object"). To answer critics who claimed that the NSX lacks the gusto of a true supercar, Acura increased the NSX's displacement to 3.2-liters and added a six-speed manual transmission. (Models equipped with an automatic transmission make do with the previous 3.0-liter engine.) The new engine cranks out 290-horsepower and moves the car to 60 mph in about five seconds. Still, we'd love to see what a V8 would do behind those seats. But while other cars may be faster, no sports car...
...Oddly enough, the reason that fans of exotic cars objected to the NSX is the reason sports-car buffs have taken kindly to the new Corvette--the machine acts rather civilly. We tested the NSX with its 3.2-liter, 290-h.p. V-6, an updated and upgraded version of the 3-liter, 252-h.p. V-6 that comes with the car when you opt for show over go and get the automatic transmission. Only problem is that the Corvette is a $40,000 civilized sports car, the NSX is an $84,000 civilized exotic ($88,000 if you get the T-Type with removable roof panel). No options, not at $84,000, but you must add $725 for...
Gran Turismo 6 for Sony’s PlayStation 3, which goes on sale today, features over 1,200 cars including some pretty exciting concepts. One concept in particular is a... read more December 6, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Having appeared briefly as Tony Stark’s ride in the movie The Avengers last year, this Acura NSX Roadster movie prop may end up spawning a production version. Honda... read more November 26, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Up until now, Acura has said its second-generation NSX sports car will feature a sophisticated through-the-road hybrid all-wheel-drive system consisting of a trio of electric... read more November 19, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Honda wants to show just how capable the new NSX is. The Japanese car maker has produced a video in which an NSX Concept-GT race car is hooked up to a bunch of tea kettles... read more October 4, 2013 by Stephen Edelstein
Acura’s latest concept previewing its new NSX sports car made its European debut this week at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show, and on hand to present the concept and talk... read more September 12, 2013 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran