Car of the Day 8/12/18

Today’s car of the day is this 2017 Acura NSX that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The first concept model was unveiled at the 2012 North American International Auto Show. The second concept model was unveiled a year later. The production model was unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show. The new NSX reached production in May of 2016. The engine is a 3.5 liter twin turbo V6 with electric motors that produce a total of 573 horsepower and 476 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 9-speed dual-clutch automatic. This car does 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds and has a top speed of 191 mph. The NSX also utilizes Acura’s Super Handling All Wheel Drive system. This car weighs 3,803 pounds since the body panels are aluminum and composite. The chassis is an aluminum and steel spaceframe and the floor is carbon fiber composite.

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