Free Car Mag entrusted with one of just two Honda NSX models in the UK were told quite firmly. ‘please don’t crash it.’ That’s mainly because the red one we were driving was a priceless pre-production prototype. Needless to say this 2016 NSX is absolutely awesome to look at and drive. If you don’t believe us just watch the videos…
Here is the specification of the car we drove. 2017 Honda NSX
Exterior/Interior Colour – Valencia Red Andaro® Pearl Paint with Black Leather interior
Basic OTR price – £143,950 includes 3-year Service Plan. This car OTR price – £166,150
Factory fitted options:
Andaro® Paint – £4,800
Carbon Fibre Engine Cover: carbon fibre engine bay panels – £2,900
Carbon Fibre Rear Spoiler: extended carbon fibre spoiler above boot – £2,400 Carbon Ceramic Discs with red brake calipers – £8,400
Garmin navigation, CD player, front and rear parking sensors – £1,700 Semi-Aniline Full Leather power-adjustable heated sport seats – £2,000
Body and chassis
Two-door, two-seat sportscar with aluminium-intensive, multi-material chassis and multi-material body
The all-new NSX is the product of nearly four years of intensive effort by a global design and engineering team. Based on the man-machine synergy approach that guides the development of all Honda vehicles, the company created a driver-centred supercar in which every part of the vehicle is respectful of the smartest part of the car – the driver.
Foremost among its many innovations is Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD), a first-of-its-kind technology in the supercar arena. By combining this new interpretation of Honda Super Handling performance with innovative approaches to vehicle design – including advanced body construction, component packaging and aerodynamic optimisation – the NSX faithfully translates the acceleration, steering and braking inputs of the driver with incredible fidelity and with instant response. It amplifies the capabilities of every driver, and greatly elevates the dynamic experience in every driving situation.
More details will be in the forthcoming issue of Free Car Mag. Luckily we didn’t quite crash it…