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  • 2017 Acura NSX production at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio

    Potential buyers of the Acura NSX now have another reason to sign on the bottom line. Acura has launched a special program called the NSX Insider Experience that includes a one-on-one tour of key Acura facilities across Ohio, including the Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) and Anna Engine Plant, where the car and its twin-turbocharged V-6 are built, respectively. There is also an opportunity to hit the track with an NSX, with a professional driver on hand to provide instruction. The track is Honda’s Transportation Research Center, one of the main proving grounds where development...

  • 2017 Acura NSX
    Acura: What’s new for 2017

    For 2017, Acura wants all eyes on its NSX supercar because, frankly, it’s the only new product the brand is launching for the latest model year. That doesn’t mean shoppers should avoid the showroom, though, as Acura’s lineup is relatively young—most of its cars have either...

  • NSX Originals videos
    NSX buyers get custom video, diecast car

    Buying an Acura NSX is a special moment and Acura is making is even more special. The car is on sale now, deliveries are beginning, and Acura is providing each buyer with a video featuring (at least in part) their car. ALSO SEE: Acura NSX vs. Audi R8: We compare tech versus higher tech A total of...

  • Acura NSX GT3 race car being tested
    Acura NSX GT3 race car makes glorious noises around Daytona

    Who doesn't love good race car noise? The answer should be everyone who loves cars also loves good race car noise, and that's what we have here thanks to the Acura NSX GT3 race car. Our friends at Racer.com managed to stick a camera into the cabin of one as it was undergoing testing at Daytona...

  • Exotic Revolution pits an Acura NSX against a Nissan GT-R in a drag race
    After defeating an Aventador, Acura NSX faces off against the GT-R

    The current Acura NSX is an interesting vehicle. It's a sort of budget hypercar in that its not wearing an ungodly price tag (relatively speaking) yet it packs the combination of electric motors, batteries, and a gasoline engine that you'll find in some of the world's highest performing vehicles...

  • 2017 Acura RLX
    2017 Acura RLX preview

    Acura’s RLX flagship sedan doesn’t get much attention in luxury circles but it has a lot to offer, especially for technology buffs. The RLX was introduced for the 2014 model year as the replacement for the RL, and though it isn’t on the same level of some of its German rivals when...

  • Acura Precision Cockpit concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

    Early this year at the Detroit auto show, Acura showed the future of its exterior design in the form of the Acura Precision sedan concept. At the 2016 Los Angeles auto show on Wednesday, the brand showed what its future interiors will look like and how they will function with the Acura Precision Cockpit concept. This interior concept stresses the future of connectivity, automated driving, and electrification. The design includes two screens, a 12.3-inch screen in the instrument cluster, and another on the dash. The colors and animations on the screens match the drive mode: white for Snow...

  • 2017 Audi R8 vs. 2017 Acura NSX
    Acura NSX vs. Audi R8: We compare tech versus higher tech

    Supercars give automakers a chance to show off the fullest extents of their design and engineering capabilities. They use lightweight materials, advanced powertrains, and state-of-the-art suspension technologies to create the fastest, best handling, and most exotic automobiles on the planet. But...

  • 2017 Acura NSX
    2017 Acura NSX video road test: Welcome to today's future

    Unfortunately for some of us, 1990 doesn't feel like long ago. It was a watershed year for the car industry; Lexus was new, so was the Miata. Same goes for the Acura NSX. It was the supercar from 1990 that was so user-friendly it could only have come from Honda. The NSX arrived at the peak of the...

  • 2017 Honda NSX-GT Super GT race car
    Honda reveals new NSX-GT Super GT racer

    Acura’s new NSX is the basis of Honda’s 2017 entry for the Japanese touring car series known as Super GT, replacing the NSX-GT Concept that Honda has used since 2013. Honda in October conducted the initial shakedown of the new NSX-GT race car alongside the rival Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500...

  • Acura MDX Custom Trailer concept, 2016 SEMA show
    Tricked-out Acura MDX towing an NSX GT3 to star in SEMA

    Acura will have a major presence at the 2016 SEMA show, which runs from November 1-4 in Las Vegas. The central theme, Acura says, will be an interlinking of its production models with those from its various motorsport programs. Directly representing this will be an MDX towing an NSX GT3. The race...

  • 2017 Acura NSX
    Motor Authority Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2017 Acura NSX

    The 2017 Acura NSX is somewhat controversial. Fans of the original loved the way it challenged the established supercars of the day with a simple mid-mounted V-6 engine and an aluminum architecture. That car could perform on a racetrack and feel like an Accord on the road, while the Ferraris and...

  • Exotic Revolution Acura NSX vs. Lamborghini Aventador

    Quick: Which would win in a drag race, a 691-horsepower Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 or a 573-horse, electric-motor-enhanced Acura NSX? Well, the question isn't fair because we gave you the answer right in the title to this piece. Still, some might be surprised that the Acura has the right stuff to take the crown. If you need proof, check out this video from a company called Exotic Revolution. CHECK OUT: 2018 Lamborghini Aventador spy shots In the video, we see a pair of white supercars on a deserted road in what appears to be Utah. The starter gives the signal, and the cars are off. The...

  • Senna's Legacy - The Acura NSX
    Gorgeous short film celebrates Aryton Senna's link to the Acura NSX

    Ayrton Senna is still a beloved and idolized racing driver to this day. The man died at Imola back in 1994, yet we continue to talk about his greatness often. A well-received film released five years ago celebrated his racing genius and introduced a new generation to the legend. One bit of Senna's...

  • Honda NSX crash on Wang Kung Temple Provincial Highway, Taiwan - Image via Apple Daily Taiwan
    Man reportedly blames bee for NSX crash

    It looks like the first Acura NSX, badged as a Honda outside the United States, has been involved in a crash. The crash took place on Monday on the Wang Kung Temple Provincial Highway in Taiwan. According to Apple Daily Taiwan, a journalist was driving at the time. He is reported to have claimed a...

  • 2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car
    Acura's publicly testing the NSX GT3 race car at Mid-Ohio this week

    Acura's enjoying the limelight with its new NSX supercar, and it's been very adamant that it will take the car racing. Back in March, Honda's luxury division announced the NSX GT3 race car, making it clear that it intends to race it in 2017. Engineers have been developing the race version and...

  • 2017 Acura NSX GT3 race car
    Acura NSX GT3 looks mean in bare carbon fiber

    We already know what the new Acura NSX GT3 race car looks like because it was presented at the 2016 New York Auto Show back in March. However, Acura has now released photos taken during testing and this time the car is shown in its bare carbon fiber, and boy does it look menacing. Compared to the...

  • Fernando Alonso and the 2017 Acura NSX
    Fernando Alonso: 2017 Acura NSX braking feel similar to F1

    Fernando Alonso is used to Honda power in his McLaren Formula One race car, but now he’s experienced it in a road car, in this case the 2017 Acura NSX. The two-time world champion recently got behind the wheel at Portugal’s Estoril race track and treated some journalists with a hot lap...

  • Acura NSX at the 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

    With a margin of more than 11 seconds over of its nearest competitor, Acura's new NSX has taken home victory in its class at the grueling Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado. The NSX won the Time Attack 2 division, which consists of cars that are only lightly modified from showroom stock for racing duty. Nick Robinson, a member of Honda's North American research and development team, piloted the NSX up one of the highest paved roads in America to the summit in 10:28.820. Pikes Peak marked the first racing outing for the reborn NSX. An experimental car Acura says was inspired by...

  • Acura NSX EV concept, 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
    Acura reveals electric NSX for 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    Acura recently confirmed plans to enter an electric NSX in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Today we got our first look at the car which Acura calls the NSX EV concept. The NSX EV is powered by four electric motors that together form a sophisticated all-wheel-drive system...

  • Pair of Acura NSX supercars to take on 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
    All-electric Acura NSX to tackle 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    Be sure to follow this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as there will be a very special car racing to the clouds. Acura has confirmed an NSX-based prototype powered by four electric motors will be entered in the event’s Electric Modified Class. The prototype will be driven by...

  • Acura RLX autonomous prototype at GoMentum Station
    Acura demonstrates autonomous technology at GoMentum Station

    Acura recently unveiled a new autonomous car prototype based on its RLX flagship sedan. Now see the prototype in action at the GoMentum Station test facility in Concord, California. GoMentum is a decommissioned military base that is now one of the world’s largest test sites for autonomous and...

  • Rick Hendrick takes delivery of the 2017 Acura NSX with VIN 001
    Rick Hendrick takes delivery of first 2017 Acura NSX

    After a rough, seemingly never-ending gestation, Acura’s second-generation NSX is finally being delivered to customers. Rights to the very first customer example, the car bearing VIN 001, was acquired by Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports and founder of Hendrick Automotive Group, at...

  • Acura RLX autonomous vehicle prototype
    Acura unveils its second autonomous car prototype

    Acura has taken the wraps off of an RLX prototype that looks almost like what you can buy from one of its dealers—except that this one doesn't require a driver. This latest RLX prototype is Acura's second foray into the world of autonomous vehicle development. The sedan makes use of updated...

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