After a stupendous success of the Acura NSR, its upgraded version 2017 Acura NSX Type-R is soon to be launched anytime between 2016 – 17. Speculations are rife about obvious changes it is set to get in terms of look. It is also likely to shed the tag of not being in an “everyday car” in its segment. NSX models have also earned a dubious reputation of picking silver to any other color though the model of late has been available in the color red as well. The company also aims to build the car as one that can be customized by the customers.
2017 Acura NSX Type-R Redesign Features
With two flip-up roof flaps made of carbon fibre, the design of the car is sure to leave everyone stunned. Known as CRZ body, it is built entirely with carbon fibre. Although it is only an experimental step, engineers have expressed their keenness and hopes of using carbon fibre completely in mainstream production. Something that would also bring the production cost of carbon fibre down.
It is hardly going to get any praises for its style as the priority has been completely on comfort and not style. The 2017 Acura NSX Type-R will not have any carpet and carbon fibre has been used for the seats. The carbon fibre seat is added keeping in mind the driver’s comfort.
2017 Acura NSX Type-R Engine Specs
Taking into account a competition posed by the likes of Ferrari, 2017 Acura NSX Type-R will be geared up with a V6 Hybrid All Wheel. This car will also come with twin turbo charged version of the new Acura RLX sedan 3.5 litre V6, with an electric hybrid system to work on seven-speed-dual-catch-transmission. Two electric motors will give power to the front wheels, providing formidable speed and power. In terms of horse power it has 550 hp when equipped with electric motors.
Since it is an all wheel drive, driving on slippery roads will not be very difficult. All its four wheels will provide excellent traction.
In vehicles as mean as these, speed is always an ultimate decider. Going by the technical specifications, it can zoom past 65 mph within a few seconds.
2017 Acura NSX Type-R Release Date and Price
Since there is no formal announcement has been made, one can expect this car to be launched later in this current year in the US. This Acura NSX Type R though, has featured in several auto shows such as the 85th Geneva motor show. Super model car 2017 Acura NSX Type-R is truly an advancement when it comes to its predecessors. The length being 176 inches and a breadth of 76 inches. It stands at 47.8 inches tall with a wheelbase of 104 inches. The front and the rear track being 65.2 inches and 63.2 inches respectively. Track focus suspension has always been that one driving force for R Honda and Acura NSX types and the Type R is no exception. It will perhaps inculcate a suspension tune for a more precise ride. The price will be around $200,000.