2017 Acura NSX Review

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The current Acura NSX was designed to be the ideal balance of handling and power, shape, and function, sport and comfort. The same modernisms that went into the NSX can be set up across the Acura array, including the new 2017 Acura NSX. The 2017 model NSX is expected to come in the form of an exceedingly technical and a completely thrilling super coupe.

With the weight-saving structure, a hybrid engine that features three powerful electric motors and a mid-installed twin-turbo engine, making an incredible combined power, the 2017 NSX offers remarkable performance harmonizing with daily usability. It will also be offered with a nine-rate dual-clutch mechanical gearbox and the all-wheel-drive system as standard.

2017 Acura NSX front

2017 Acura NSX Exterior

For the model year 2017, Acura has taken much effort to reduce the overall weight of the vehicle to make it offer better performance. As a result, the frame of the vehicle has been built with the liberal use of aluminum and high-strength steel materials with a carbon-fiber bottom. Its body is covered with aluminum and other composites, similar to the carbon fiber material. These will reduce the weight of the hybrid and electric parts to a great extent. Though the new Acura NSX 2017 curb weight of the new NSX is still a mystery, it is expected that it will weigh 700 pounds (approx 318 kg) less than that of the outgoing model with the net weight of 3,700 pounds (approx 1682 kg).

Regarding outside dimensions, the 2017 NSX will be constructed with 176 x 87.3 x 47.8 inches in length, width and height respectively. The length of its wheelbase would be 103.5 inches. The vehicle would sprint on artificial aluminum alloy wheels, carrying the size of 19×8.5J in the front and 20x11J at back. The front wheels will be enclosed with tires of size 245/35ZR19, whereas the back wheels will have the tire size of 305/30ZR20.

The 2017 NSX comes outfitted with double-wishbone aluminum front suspensions with dual lower control arm and multi-link aluminum suspensions at the back. Regarding brakes, the vehicle will be offered with six-piston aluminum monoblock Brembo brakes in the front and with four-piston aluminum monoblock Brembo brakes at the back.

2017 Acura NSX side

The new model NSX comes with eight good-looking external colors, including:
 130R White.
 Nouvelle Blue Pearl.
 Valencia Red Pearl.
 Casino White Pearl.
 Nord Gray Metallic.
 Source Silver Metallic.
 Curva Red.
 Berlina Black.


The two-seat 2017 Acura NSX interior comes to a roomy cabin to offer sufficient headroom, shoulder room, legroom and hip room to its occupants. It comes with a cargo space of 3.9 cubic feet and a passenger capacity of 44.0 cubic feet.
The new NSX also comes with active and safety features to offer necessary protection to both the vehicle and the occupants.
Some of the active safety features of the vehicle include:
 Anti-Lock braking system.
 Vehicle stability supports with traction control.
 Electronic brake distribution.
 Tire pressure-monitoring system with pressure and location indicators.
 Multi-angle rearview camera with active guidelines.
 Brake assist.
 LED daylight running lights.

Some of the passive safety features available with the new NSX include:
 SmartVent front side airbags.
 The single-stage driver, double-stage passenger, manifold-threshold front airbags.
 One-row side curtains airbags with rollover sensor.
 Upper tether for the child seat on passenger-side.
 Three-point seat belts with an automatic tensioning system.
 Passenger’s and driver’s seat-belt reminder.

2017 Acura NSX interior

The 2017 NSX also comes with driver assist features, such as automatic high-beam headlamps, cruise control and backup and corner sensors.
The cabin of the 2017 NSX comes outfitted with perforated leather seats with Alcantara-bordered manual adjusters as standard and with four-way power adjusters as an option. Furthermore, the vehicle comes with Milano leather upholstered seats as standard and Semi-aniline leather upholstered seats as an option.

Some of the audio and connectivity features that come with the new vehicle include:
 Seven-Inch high-resolution audio display with electrostatic touch-display and adaptable feature settings.
 Standard 6-speaker and optional 9-speaker audio system.
 Bluetooth connectivity with streaming audio and HandsFreeLink.
 MP3/supplementary input jack.
 Two USB ports.
 Optional SiriusXM radio.
 Apple CarPlay.
 Android Auto.
The cabin comes with four interior color options that include:
 Red.
 Saddle.
 Ebony.
 Orchid.

The new NSX also comes with a range of driving modes, like Track, Sport, Quiet and Sports Plus.

2017 Acura NSX Engine

The 2017 model Acura NSX comes outfitted and will be powered by a V6 twin-turbocharged engine. This engine is designed with the direct-injection feature to send power to the rear wheels through a nine-rate double-clutch gearbox.
Three powerful electric motors and a suite of lithium-ion battery will be combined with the engine to offer the combined power output of 573 horses. One among the three electric motors is located between the mill and the transmission, and it offers regenerative braking and a preliminary twist surge before the turbochargers get a complete power. It also assists speed up the shifting of gears by spiking or reducing the engine speed during the gear shifts. The remaining two electric motors in the front would feed the required power to the front wheels.

2017 Acura NSX engine

Each motor in the front generates an utmost power of 36 horses @ 4000 RPM and an utmost torque of 54 pounds per foot at 2000 RPM, whereas the back motor produces an utmost power and twist of 47 horses @ 3000 RPM and 109 pounds per foot @ 500-2000 RPM respectively.
There is no connection between the front wheels and the engine that would let the front wheels an inspirational level of independence from the rear end and even each other. The setup promises accurate reaction and handling, but a militia of petite supercomputers will have to effort together to get it right.

The automaker has not yet exposed the specifications of the novel engine, but it comes with a displacement 3493 cc and it is estimated to generate an utmost power and torque of 500 horses @ 6500-7500 RPM and 406 pounds lbs per foot at 2000-6000 RPM respectively.
The grouping of the engine and the three electric motors will make 2017 NSX attain the 60 mph speed from the stationary mode within 3 seconds and an utmost speed of 191 mph.

2017 Acura NSX rear

Date of release and the price

The 2017 Acura NSX release date is likely to be for sale at the following spring 2016 with the base price that varies between $ 150,000 and $ 160,000.

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2017 Acura NSX First Drive

2017 Acura NSX images

2017 NSX at Vancouver International Autoshow 2016, photos by Rayn D

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