Honda NSX – a sports car with a mid-layout and a very rich history. The development of this model began in 1984, and its testing was attended by legendary figures, including Ayrton Senna and Satoru Nakajima Bobby Rahal. The first working prototype of the NS-X (New Sportscar eXperimental) first showed the world public in February 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show. The car made a splash. It was a massive breakthrough engineering and design ideas Honda, which has had a strong influence on the further development of sports cars. In particular, Gordon Murray, creator of the cult hypercar the McLaren F1, said his British company changed its guidelines to create their car under the influence of NXS. Serial production of the Honda NSX began in 1990. The car has received a unique all-aluminum body, was first used in the automotive industry. But the main pride of the Japanese was the range of engines.
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Honda NSX initially offered with a 3.0-liter 256-horsepower engine DOHC. He is aggregated in a pair with a 4-speed automatic transmission or an adaptive “automatic” hydro-type switches on the steering wheel. The maximum speed of a sports car reached 260 km/h. In 1997, Honda began to establish in the NSX V6 engine capacity of 3.2 liters. His output increased to 280 horsepower. Working in tandem with the new 6-band mechanics, the power unit is provided in a top speed of 270 km/h. Three versions of the machine In total there are three versions of the car: coupe NSX, NSX-T with a body Targa (made in 1997) and lightweight modification NSX-R (produced in 1992). In 2005, the Japanese manufacturer said goodbye to his legend. Series production car was officially terminated. On the conveyor NSX lasted fifteen years. It should also be noted that in the United States and Hong Kong model was sold under the name Acura NSX. Depending on the technical condition of the vehicle, the presence/absence of tuning elements and the year, the value of NSX ranges from $11,100 to $44,200. To be continued… At the motor show in Detroit 2012 was presented the concept Acura NSX 2 generation. Four-wheel drive vehicle is equipped with a hybrid power plant consisting of a petrol V6 engine and three electric motors. According to preliminary information, the serial production of new items will begin in 2015.