2016 Acura NSX Release Date, Price, Specs – The Nissan GT-R is indeed the hottest model that originates from Japan, but when we narrow down to mid-engine supercars then there is no doubt that the benchmark is set by the Acura NSX. The brand new 2016 Acura NSX is by no coincidence going to be the pinnacle of success for the Acura models.
The new car promises high tech features such as the zero delay acceleration, confidence inspiring driving dynamics and supercar performance as well. The car will make an inauguration with the shift all-wheel drive system with the anterior wheels powered by more than a single electric motor.
The vehicle guarantees a powerful and a worthwhile driving encounter, the athletic demeanour makes it an ideal sports car while the cabin has the elegance and sophistication of a modern car. The following is an exclusive review of every aspect that pertains what you need to know about the new Acura NSX 2016.
2016 Acura NSX exterior
When we delve into the exterior details of the new 2016 Acura NSX, the anterior end is very similar in appearance to what we used to have in the previous Acura like the massive grille occupying most of the nose is one of the unchanged features.
The air vents and bumper designs have remained unaffected by the new modifications in spite some features still maintaining their unchanged forms, a closer look reveals some new modifications and configurations. They include a large splitter sticks and massive blades as well which make a separation between the grille and side intakes.
The headlamps have received new designer graphics and comes with a whopping six- LED’S and a LED stripe which completely replaces the 5-point configuration of the concept earlier shown.
2016 Acura NSX interior
Interior wise, the new 2016 Acura NSX concept carefully synergized the intricate symphony of leather, Alcantara and carbon fibre which have all been ignored in the production model, however, the interior is still pristine.
Aluminium inserts have replaced the carbon fibre parts and the Alcantara material is only available at the centre row.
The TFT display is placed centrally on the instrument panel which is the focal point with two analogue gauges placed besides it. The vehicle also comes with four integrated modes which include Sport, Quiet (EV), Sport Plus and Track. And as the modes change so does the centrally placed TFT screen which does the job of emphasizing the priority areas.
The driver’s steering wheel has some racing ambience. It will make a debut with a firmed top and bottom. The double tone upholstery which was there in the Acura concept reappears in the Acura production model but the base colour will now be black instead of red.
2016 Acura NSX engine
Under the hood of the 2016 Acura NSX is a 3.5L twin turbocharged powerplant with V-6 transmission system combined with three hybrid electric motors. The new Acura vehicle comes with many specs which include; centrally seated T-shaped lithium ion battery pack, posterior based 9 speed DCT, and Sport hybrid SH-four wheel drive which is Acura’s Super Handling AWD drive system.
The Sport Hybrid SH-All Wheel Drive will ensure the torque distribution is eve. Additionally, the hybrid power plant will be cooled by more than ten air chilling heat exchangers which will ensure no overheating of the hybrid powertrain.
Extra air conditioning will also be done by the two intercoolers placed within the side intakes. With the enhanced specifications of the new Acura, nothing short of a staggering 550 ponies should be forthcoming. With the power output figures, the car should able to sprint from standstill to 60 mph within 3.5 seconds.
The posterior electric motor will come handy in aiding the acceleration, transmission shift quality and braking, while still helping recharge the battery pack. The other two electric motors at the front will provide vector torque and forward traction to help improve the handling of the vehicle.
Moreover, a variable gear ratio steering will also be featured to assist further in handling. Regrettably, the auto maker is still withholding vital info pertaining the torque, horsepower, top speed and acceleration figures for the new NSX. However, we are optimistic that they will release them soon.
2016 Acura NSX price and release date
The price tag is for the new 2016 Acura NSX is still shrouded in mystery, however, with the new and improved features then we should expect nothing short of $55,000 while it is expected to go for sale in this year’s summer.
The new Acura NSX prototype caught fire during a test drive in Germany some time ago but fortunately the driver got out safely with no injuries whatsoever.