The NSX GT3 racecar is powered by a three.5-liter, 75-degree, twin turbocharged DOHC V-6 engine using the same design specs as the engine within the production 2017 Acura NSX, together with the block, heads, valvetrain, crankshaft, pistons & dry sump Acura’s new supercar was born in the USA. The 2017 NSX was designed and engineered by a team based at American Honda’s headquarters in Marysville, Ohio. Sure, they had help from folks around the world, but the buck stopped in the Buckeye State. Of all the cars in showrooms, you’d think a supercar should be the most confident. It would know its exact purpose. It wouldn’t make compromises for people who don’t immediately understand that purpose. “Here I am, suckers,” it might say. The sun has gone wild on the California sky, bending the air red and gold, purple and pink, filtering through swollen clouds and splashing across the asphalt in warm pools. It’s fall in Napa Valley, and late afternoon is giving way to early dusk. It’s the new 2017 NSX a bit deceptive. The NSX is plenty grippy and, despite its weight and AWD, feels very nimble. But, when you really start to push, the front-end can start to feel a bit vague. However, another pro racer, Acura legend Peter The first production version of the 2017 Acura NSX sits on stage after being presented to Rick Hendrick on May 24, 2017, in Marysville, Ohio. (Photo: Brent Snavely/Detroit Free Press)Buy Photo Marysville, Ohio — Workers cheered as the first 2017 Acura .
Stylish, powerful, and fun, the latest NSX delivers on its performance promises. But the price and a bundle of quirks keep it from being great. “Finally.” This was the only appropriate utterance I could make as I approached the 2017 Acura NSX There are naturally opposing forces in the world. Delicious and healthy. Attractive and humble. Government and efficient. It’s not that these two concepts can’t co-exist, but they too rarely do. Another common contradiction in the automotive world is It’s no secret, Acura has taken a huge amount of time to introduce a successor to the NSX supercar. After developing, and scrapping, a V-10-based project some years back, Acura then introduced concept after concept across the auto show circuit. Talk about a tough act to follow for this new 2017 Acura NSX. To those of us old enough to remember His writing can be found at The Truth About Cars, Road & Track and Jalopnik. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram. .