Can a Porsche 911 Turbo S hang with the Acura NSX Type S, C8 Corvette and Nissan GT-R NISMO in a drag racing showdown? Throttle House decided to find out by pitting them against each other in a drag and roll race. To start things off, the 992-generation 911 turbo S is powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8L flat-six engine making 640 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque.
Former MLB star Jose Canseco had his 1999 Acura NSX turned into a Lamborghini Diablo GT replica, and it could be yours for $175,000 USD. This isn’t just a fiberglass body kit placed atop the original NSX chassis, as it includes several OEM Diablo GT parts, including functional scissor doors. Power comes from a 3.2L V6 engine making 290 hp and 224 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission.
Limited to just 350-units worldwide, with 300 destined for the US, the 2022 Acura NSX Type S is already being hailed as the best supercar yet this year by some automotive reviewers. Power comes from a twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6 engine paired with 3 electric motors that generate a combined 600 hp and 492 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 9-speed dual clutch automatic transmission that sends power to all wheels, enabling it to hit 60 mph in less than 2.9-seconds. Read more for the review and additional information.
The 2023 Acura Integra has officially been unveiled, and it is going to be the gateway performance model that the company will use for their premium sport compact line. It’s also the first-ever factory-turbocharged Integra, a 1.5L VTEC engine to be more specific, mated to a six-speed manual transmission with a limited slip differential. On the exterior, it features a sloping roofline and liftback tailgate, reminiscent of its predecessors. Read more for a short video, additional pictures and information.
Limited to just 350-units worldwide, the 2022 Acura NSX Type S boasts unique 5-spoke wheels, stickier Pirelli P-Zero tires, a revamped Adaptive Damper System, Type S decals, a standard carbon fiber roof and exclusive Gotham Gray matte paint. Look under the hood, and you’ll find a tuned twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6 and three-motor hybrid system generating 600-horsepower and 492 lb.-ft. of torque, mated to a 9-speed DCT that sends power to its revolutionary torque-vectoring Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system. Read more for two videos, additional pictures and information.
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Sung Nak Lee is an automotive designer by trade and Honda fan at heart, so what better way to combine both passions than to create a concept that takes the NSX to a whole new level. Introducing the Acura Allure. Featuring a sleek hourglass-shape designed for maximum aerodynamic efficiency, there are two lounge seats that can be reconfigured into a single central seat when not in full autonomous mode. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.