Honda NSX confirmed for Australia

10 May 2015 | Author: | Comments Off on Honda NSX confirmed for Australia
Honda NSX

Matt Campbell

Honda NSX

Honda NSX prototype at the 2013 motor show. Bloomberg

#160;has confirmed the all-new NSX will be sold in Australia.

The will be music to the ears of who have been left a performance car option from the brand since the#160; model was axed in 2005 .

has not yet revealed the production version of the new NSX but it revealed a#160; prototype in 2012 . and a#160; second with some styling #160; and interior details in

As with the original, the new production NSX be powered by a mid-mounted V6 petrol #160;In concept form, the new NSX a high-tech hybrid drivetrain, a rear mounted electric teaming with the V6 engine to the rear wheels and two front motors driving the front

As for the production version, all Honda has so far is that the car#160; will its power #160; to all four via a dual-clutch automatic transmission, a hybrid drivetrain of some will be employed.

There had a cloud of uncertainty over the of the new model in Australia. As Drive from the #160; 2013 motor show . the new model#160; confirmed to be sold in right-hand-drive .

Honda is yet to announce official or prices for the new model, but like the Nissan GT-R . which at $172,000, it will likely many established European cars.

When it arrived in the original NSX was priced almost with the Porsche 911, these days sells $206,500.

The previous Honda NSX was a $245,000 when it was phased

We#8217;ll bring you more and details on the new Honda NSX as it comes to

Honda NSX

Honda NSX: 1991-2005

The original NSX the performance car market when it here in 1991.

With from its 3.0-litre V6 it had more than the#160; Porsche 911 of the day (184kW) and its performance was compared the likes of the Ferrari 348 (224kW).

Its lightweight aluminium body and variable valve timing (now commonplace on new cars) set it apart from its rivals on a level, while the pricing was in its day at #160;$165,900.

The NSX continued to be sold 2005.

There were minor updates over the of the NSX – including a styling that saw pop-up headlights with fixed units but its performance didn’t make the jumps of more fancied

By 2005 its then-3.2-litre V6 produced of power, well down on the of the #160; Ferrari F430 arrived later that and the#160; Porsche 911 Carrera but there were also powerful versions of the 911). At a quarter of a million dollars, its advantage had also diminished and the ground-breaking supercar was quietly off.

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