Is it possible for a minivan to be more exciting than an Acura NSX? Well, Honda is trying to find out by entering a 532-horsepower Odyssey into the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with IndyCar racer Simon Pagenaud behind the...Show More Summary
When the NSX was last available for sale, the rest of the world knew it as a Honda product. But now that the next-generation NSX is intended to be a flagship for the Acura brand, Honda has run into a small problem – Acura doesn’t exist in much of the world. So far, Acura has [...]
Among car enthusiasts, the Acura NSX is “the bomb” (using today’s vernacular), one of a handful of retired supercars along with the Buick Grand National and Toyota Supra. read more
Honda is planning a $70 million central Ohio factory opening in two years to produce the next-generation Acura NSX supercar. The Tokyo-based automaker said yesterday it will refurbish an existing facility in Marysville, Ohio, adjacent to its main North American auto-assembly plant and regional R&D center, to build the racing-style NSX. Show More Summary
Acura NSX, 2014 Chevy Silverado, Lamborghini Egoista and Urus, Jeep CEO Mike Manley interview, Ugly Horse update Episode #333 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Steven Ewing talk about the 2014Show More Summary
Porsche revealed some revised specs for its upcoming 918 Spyder supercar, upping the previously stated 795 horsepower to a total output of 887 horsepower. Other key specs include a 0-62 mph time of 2.8 seconds and 0-125 mph of 7.9 seconds. Porsche also detailed the vehicle's systems and let a select few journalists drive production-spec...
Designed in both California and Ohio by an international team, the next-generation NSX will be manufactured at a production site in Ohio.
Posted on 05.14.2013 16:00 by Justin Cupler After years of teasing and concept reveals, the Acura NSX is finally going to be a reality. This was confirmed by a press released from Honda informing us that it had selected a production facility: an all-new, 184,000-square-foot Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio. Show More Summary
Last week, Autoblog sat down with Ted Klaus, chief engineer of the upcoming Acura NSX flagship, at the corporate headquarters of American Honda in Southern California. The roundtable discussion with a few other members of the media was very casual. Show More Summary
Honda announced that the next Acura NSX will be built in Ohio, which they already told us back in January 2012. Thanks for the reminder, guys. Read more...
Performance cars are about to enter a new era, one destined to be dominated by vehicle electrification, and in typical fashion it is the world of motorsport where the technology has been bred. It should come as little surprise then that the first round of electrified performance cars is coming from automakers heavily involved in motorsports...
Honda today confirmed that the forthcoming Acura NSX hybrid supercar will be built at a brand-new facility in Ohio. This will be the company's third plant in Ohio, and will come as the result of a $70 million investment. Honda firstShow More Summary
Like Acura and the second-coming of the NSX, fellow Japanese automaker Infiniti has plans to roll out a flagship sports car that will rely on a hybrid powertrain. This unnamed sports car is expected to feature technology previously seen in the Emerg-e and Essence concepts. Infiniti hasn’t confirmed anything yet, but we’re expecting some form [...]
Posted on 05.3.2013 17:00 by Simona Car addict or not, you have likely heard at least a little bit about Ayrton Senna. He made history in Formula One while driving for Toleman, Lotus, McLaren and Williams. Unfortunately his career ended tragically when he was involved in a tragic accident on May 1st, 1994 during the San Marino Grand Prix. Show More Summary
Everyone knows Acura is about luxury. "But to enthusiasts," John Davis begins, "that brand also stands for speed." Well, not so much anymore. But back in 1997, it sure as hell did, as this clip from MotorWeek undoubtedly proves. Read more...
While Jay Leno and Jerry Seinfeld may duke it out over who gets the first Acura NSX in the U.S., buyers in the U.K. need only fork over £5,000 to reserve their place in line. Pre-orders for the next generation of the Acura NSX opened there this week. Why is Honda U.K. (it's not an Acura in some markets) pre-selling the NSX even before the...
Posted on 04.18.2013 15:00 by Simona One of the most awaited supercars is no doubt the Honda NSX (or Acura NSX, depending on the market). The NSX has been up and down so many times, that at some point we had no idea what to believe anymore,...Show More Summary
Fans of the Acura NSX have long wondered about Ayrton Senna’s personal NSXs. Little information was known, aside from a couple rumors on his Wikipedia page, and a few Youtube videos showing him driving both a red prototype and a white NSX-R. While often seen with a red example, it turns out that Senna’s personal [...]
Posted on 04.2.2013 14:00 by Simona Last year, LoveFab made its debut at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with a race car based on the Acura NSX. The team did great at the race and managed to finish one of the toughest motorsport events in the world. Show More Summary