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    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Whoopsy:

    Some of these guys are like car whores, they will buy anything and everything.smiley

    But some buy it because of the technology, they share my view that the NSX is a 918-lite.

    A few was convinced by the Honda guy about the car during development and ordered it, they have no regrets.

    Lastly another few had the original NSX, so buying the new one is a no brainer.

     

    Very interesting! 

    I too think that the NSX is a very interesting car. However - I probably would not occupy a valuable garage slot with one of it. I hope we are going see more cars with comparable drive trains. 


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    The NSX, made by Porsche with the performance of the 991.2 Turbo S (or even slightly better), it would have been an amazing product and Porsche could have easily asked 200k (base price) for it.

    For Honda to succeed, they needed a NSX which is not good but amazing. It is a good car, an interesting product with interesting tech but it is not amazing. Not 200k amazing.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Audi R8 V10 Plus (2017), Mini JCW (2015), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    RC:

    The NSX, made by Porsche with the performance of the 991.2 Turbo S (or even slightly better), it would have been an amazing product and Porsche could have easily asked 200k (base price) for it.

    For Honda to succeed, they needed a NSX which is not good but amazing. It is a good car, an interesting product with interesting tech but it is not amazing. Not 200k amazing.

    Agree. And that's why I say that I hope to see other cars with a similar technology.


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    We might see 992 with hybrid technology, and drivetrain idea from the 918.

    When I last talked with Frank about putting a 918-ish hybrid system in a 911, he smiled. But deflecting the talk about there won't be one in the 991.  

    The centre tunnel space is there for batteries when they skip the center drive shaft, and the front diff location is perfect for a e-motor. 


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    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Whoopsy:

    We might see 992 with hybrid technology, and drivetrain idea from the 918.

    When I last talked with Frank about putting a 918-ish hybrid system in a 911, he smiled. But deflecting the talk about there won't be one in the 991.  

    The centre tunnel space is there for batteries when they skip the center drive shaft, and the front diff location is perfect for a e-motor. 

    992 Turbo will definitely have a hybrid version, not so sure about the Carrera yet.


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Audi R8 V10 Plus (2017), Mini JCW (2015), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    RC:
    Whoopsy:

    We might see 992 with hybrid technology, and drivetrain idea from the 918.

    When I last talked with Frank about putting a 918-ish hybrid system in a 911, he smiled. But deflecting the talk about there won't be one in the 991.  

    The centre tunnel space is there for batteries when they skip the center drive shaft, and the front diff location is perfect for a e-motor. 

    992 Turbo will definitely have a hybrid version, not so sure about the Carrera yet.

    That'S what I always expected. The "new Turbo" will be electric in any kind of way! Smiley



    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    So the new NSX's nickname is "Hipster" now? yes

    smiley angry


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    RC (Germany) - Rennteam Editor Porsche 991 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet, Porsche Macan Turbo, Audi R8 V10 Plus (2017), Mini JCW (2015), Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT (2014)


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    SO has any RT member purchased one? 


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    2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS 500 Black/Black Leather 

    Ex: ''91 BMW 535i, '91 BMW 318i, '89 BMW 525i, '74 Mercedes-Benz 280E, '87 BMW 325is, '86 BMW 325e, '05 Ford Focus ZX4 S, '85.5 Porsche 944

     



    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Road & Track 2017 performance car of the year and their "most universally acclaimed" contestant ever. cool


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Gladstone:

    Road & Track 2017 performance car of the year and their "most universally acclaimed" contestant ever. cool

     

    Only caveat was the McLaren 570S was eliminated on the 1st day because an editor wrecked the car.....


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    2015 Jet Black TT




    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    New NSX is too expensive and didn't at all deliver on performance. $150K and another 70hp at least.



    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Thanks.  This video confirms my belief that the original NSX looks so much better than the new one in every angle. 


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    Tim

    2010 997.2 GT3RS;  2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S
     


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Another shot of my 2005...beautiful car!

    #150 of 249 for North America. Last year of production.


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    2015 Jet Black TT

     


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    The original NSX aged very very well, from the outside it still look current, even the interior isn't dated either.


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    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    NSXER:

    Another shot of my 2005...beautiful car!

    #150 of 249 for North America. Last year of production.


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    2015 Jet Black TT

     

    Smiley


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    @NSXer - your car is adorable. This is a real classic. Keep her well!


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    FYI, Honda has a full in house NSX restoration program. They'll restore an NSX to pretty much production line new.


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    '17 NSX sales are DOA ...here's a good overview on why:

    https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/acuras-nsx-hybrid-supercar-struggling-amidst-slow-early-sales/

    Few more views ↓↓↓


     

     

    2015 Jet Black TT

     

     


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    NSXER:

    '17 NSX sales are DOA ...here's a good overview on why:

    https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/acuras-nsx-hybrid-supercar-struggling-amidst-slow-early-sales/

    Few more views ↓↓↓


     

    Buddy - I love your drive way and your house. Do I see it right, do you have 4 garages? I adore that - my next house will have that, too. Probably 4 garages doors with double length to have space for 8 cars - that's on my bucket list SmileySmileySmileySmiley


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    2015 Jet Black TT


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    NSXER:

    I love it SmileySmileySmileySmiley

    Very exciting architecture - surrounded by forest. BEAUTIFUL! SmileySmileySmiley


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    And those red trees as final touch, love it kiss


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Love it too, I love the Pacific Northwest. kiss


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Thanks all.....

    Would like upcoming GT2 , but have a Wife & insurance company who disagree....ha!


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    2015 Jet Black TT


    Re: 2017 Acura NSX

    Beautiful house and NSX, happy for you kiss


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    Tim

    2010 997.2 GT3RS;  2008 Cayenne Turbo;  2006 911 Club Coupe;  2016 911 GTS Club Coupe;  2015 Macan S
     


     
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