...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...
A prototype for Acura’s second-generation NSX supercar only started testing at the Nürburgring yesterday, but already the car has been destroyed. The prototype... read more July 24, 2014 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Concept versions of Acura’s second-generation NSX supercar have been hitting the auto show scene since early 2012 but now we finally have our first look at the... read more July 22, 2014 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Honda will arrive at the 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with guns blazing. The Japanese automaker will field seven entries—including cars, a motorcycle, and... read more June 26, 2014 by Stephen Edelstein
The latest iteration of the Acura NSX and Honda Civic Type R concept cars will be on show at the 2014 Goodwood Festival of Speed in the U.K. next month, marking the first... read more May 21, 2014 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran
I was born in 1980, which means I really came of age in the 1990s. That period was a bit of a sweet spot for fans of Japanese sports cars. It's no surprise then that I'm... read more May 20, 2014 by Jeff Glucker