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Watch the Global Unveiling of the New Acura NSX
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By: John Halas
January 12, 2015


No one likes to wait, so for those of you who aren't in Detroit right now, here's a live video stream from Acura's NAIAS stand where it will unveil the production version of the NSX supercar.

We'll be constantly updating this post, so keep refreshing the page after Acura's press conference starts at 11:50 AM EST.

Update: Acura said the production NSX employs a twin-turbocharged V6 engine connected to a 9-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) and three-electric motor Sport Hybrid system

Full article available at link.
 

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First Acura that I can say looks good, haven't been able to say that in a long time!

So now the question is, since the automotive landscape has changed greatly since the last NSX was launched, will this make much of an impact on Acura's sales? Was it 1991 when the first NSX came out? Exotics back then were hard to drive and cost a lot to maintain, the Vette had it's issues, etc., so the NSX really made a name for itself being slick, easy to use and maintain. Now the marketplace is full of great, livable cars - is their room for the NSX? The Nissan GTR, supposidly a great car, isn't exactly burning up the showroom floor.....
 

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Wow...A relatively clean Japanese exotic design! Compared to the horrible monstrosities pedaled by Toyota/Lexus and Nissan, this car is downright beautiful.

I have to subtract points for the headlights, though. I hate the "multi-eyed" designs being used by Acura these days, even if I'm not inherently opposed to LEDs.
 

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Gorgeous. Absolutely gorgeous.

The interior is spectacular, too:

Interior looks like a whorehouse.

It's ok,but for the 150K I'd take smth else. Maybe the next gen r8)
But the more I look at it the more I like it. Looks really nice.
Agreed. The main selling point for me is styling (performance is expected), but I probably wouldn't look at it for $150k.

Not worth $50,000 more than a GT-R or loaded Z06. Should be closer to $100k like Z06 and GT-R.

First Acura that I can say looks good, haven't been able to say that in a long time!
Goes back to what I was saying in the Cadillac-V thread. Supercars have different standards for beauty. Offensive is no longer offensive with a 3.0s 0-60.

So now the question is, since the automotive landscape has changed greatly since the last NSX was launched, will this make much of an impact on Acura's sales?
Next to none, but it'll be awesome.

Now the marketplace is full of great, livable cars - is their room for the NSX? The Nissan GTR, supposedly a great car, isn't exactly burning up the showroom floor.....
NSX > R35 GT-R. There's always room for a low volume, sexy supercar. If you build it, they will come.
 

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I have to subtract points for the headlights, though. I hate the "multi-eyed" designs being used by Acura these days, even if I'm not inherently opposed to LEDs.
And yet, they're one of my favorite features. Funny how that works.

This is the first Acura that I've thought was nice looking in years. I'm trying to decide which I like better, the NSX or the Ford GT?
NSX. GT is so overwrought it's not even funny.

A snooze compared to the Ford GT...
See above.
 

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Wow...A relatively clean Japanese exotic design! Compared to the horrible monstrosities pedaled by Toyota/Lexus and Nissan, this car is downright beautiful.
This new NSX is actually largely an American design, penned at Honda's studios in Torrance, California.

The chief exterior designer of the NSX, Michelle Christensen, is a California native and a graduate of Pasadena's Art Center College of Design..

 

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This new NSX is actually largely an American design, penned at Honda's studios in Torrance, California.

The chief exterior designer of the NSX, Michelle Christensen, is a California native and a graduate of Pasadena's Art Center College of Design..

Not to mention, my future wife.

Hybrid + turbo V6 will be speedy. How speedy though, is the question.
Targeting 458 Italia power-to-weight ratio last I checked. Speedy enough to blow your mop off.
 

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First Acura that I can say looks good, haven't been able to say that in a long time!

So now the question is, since the automotive landscape has changed greatly since the last NSX was launched, will this make much of an impact on Acura's sales? Was it 1991 when the first NSX came out? Exotics back then were hard to drive and cost a lot to maintain, the Vette had it's issues, etc., so the NSX really made a name for itself being slick, easy to use and maintain. Now the marketplace is full of great, livable cars - is their room for the NSX? The Nissan GTR, supposidly a great car, isn't exactly burning up the showroom floor.....
it was like the supercar that was as reliable as a '90 Accord
 
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