Bearing the name of speed is the new 2017 Acura NSX. Being a second generation model, this new Acura NSX uses a hybrid drivetrain. This model has been considered to be one of the best models from its makers. Although this sports car has faced tough competition over the years, it has still managed to stay on top levels. The engineers have incorporated several improvements in this 2017 model. Both versions including regular and Type-R have a powerful performance which is complimented by powerful engines. This NSX model has received several feedbacks for its interior cabin not being technologically advanced enough. But this time, the makers have made sure that nothing is missed out and that it will come as close to perfection.
2017 Acura NSX – Interior Cabin Details and Exterior Body Design
Interior cabin features several improvements like the cockpit which has been kept to the point. The seats of Acura NSX 2017 have a sporty design and are slim; these seats are also light in weight as they have been made out of carbon fiber. Superior upholstery has been done to the seats with high-quality materials. It seems that designers have paid only a little amount of attention to its floor mats as it is not fancy or rich. Regarding the technological functionalities, the audio system will be improved along with the navigation system. It has been said that some previously presented featured will be removed mainly for the reduction of weight.
While receiving some modifications in its body, this new 2017 Acura NSX is said to get new body color options. Styling has been enhanced on front fascia; grille is now aggressive with a flying-V shape. The shape of this grille is continued by elongated headlights. These headlights use LED bulbs, and an indicator has been presented at the end. Its air intakes at each side of front fascia have been made large; windscreen has a smooth bulge that continues all the way to its back. The most important improvement is the reduction in its overall weight.
Engine Specifications and Performance of 2017 Acura NSX
A 3.5-liter V6 engine is used for all that power. This unit is a very powerful engine which produces a horsepower of 500 hp at 7,000 RPM and 406 pound-feet of torque at 6,000 RPM. The turbo lag has been improved in this engine. This engine has also been paired with an electric motor which adds up 123 extra horse powers. With this, the total horsepower generated is 623 hp, which is no joke. Not only this, the Type-R variant will have a total horsepower of 700 hp. A 9-speed wet dual clutch automatic transmission system has been used with this hybrid drive train. Acceleration of this 2017 Acura NSX goes as 0 to 60 miles per hour in just 3 seconds.
2017 Acura NSX – Competitors, Release Date, and Price
Porsche 911 GT3 RS and Nissan GT-RR36 NISMO are some serious competition for this car. The release date of the 2017 NSX is during the spring of this year. The starting price of this 2017 Acura NSX is $156,000 and will be $200,000 for the Type-R model.