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Honda NSX

Monday, 12 December 2016 at 4.00pm

We feel it at the start of every project, no matter what the car. But with the NSX it was special - deeper somehow. You'll know it when you feel it. And when you do, you'll understand why this car means more to us than anything we've ever created before.

The making of a supercar

The road to success is no easy feat; it twists, it turns, and leads to challenge after challenge.

Blending the pinnacle of sports performance with everyday driving comfort took time to achieve. It came with its fair share of setbacks, too. But if accomplishing perfection meant starting over again, and again, and again - that's what we'd do. It's why the car took years to perfect, and why the NSX only got better with time.

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New NSX Concept

Saturday, 21 January 2012

On 9 January 2012 Acura (a division of Honda operating in the US and Canada) announced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit that an all-new NSX supercar will be manufactured in Ohio. In addition, the new sports car will be developed in the U.S., including the Ohio Center of Honda R&D Americas, Inc. (HRA).

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President and CEO Takanobu Ito unveiled a concept version of the NSX today in Detroit. Although Acura is keeping most of the vehicle's details under wraps, the new NSX will employ a lightweight chassis, a mid-mounted V-6 engine and Acura's innovative new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive) system. Ito said the new supercar will come to market within three years.

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Honda axes sports and luxury models

Tuesday, 6 January 2009

The restructuring of Honda's new model programme that led to the death of the new Honda NSX is much more extensive than previously thought. Honda is completely dismantling its plans for the next two years as it attempts to deal with the decline in new car sales across the world.

Among the casualties of Honda's rethink are a range of rear-wheel-drive cars to be sold under the Acura brand, a proposed V8 engine, a successor to the Honda S2000 and a convertible based on the forthcoming Honda CR-Z coupé.

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Honda NSX cancelled

Wednesday, 17 December 2008

Honda has cancelled the new NSX as part of a radical restructuring of its car making business.

The V10-engined supercar, which was a direct challenge to Ferrari and Porsche, would have been the most powerful production car that the company had ever produced.

Honda CEO Takeo Fukui announced the move in his end of year speech, saying that all development of the car would be cancelled. The company has also withdrawn its plan to introduce the Acura brand to Japan in 2010.

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Acura NSX Concept announced

Sunday, 7 January 2007

Honda has given a glimpse of its plans for the replacement Acura NSX, at the 2007 North American International Auto Show at Detroit, with their Advanced Sports Car Concept. The dynamically styled concept provides a preview of the design direction for the successor to the Acura NSX.

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