The 2016 Acura NSX stayed in the shadow of the 2017 Ford GT in 2015 International Auto Show in North America. With this in mind, for the next year model, the Japanese car manufacturer determined to change some things in the new 2017 Acura NSX Type-R. The new vehicle is expected to come with some improvements that not only make it offer better performance, but it will also be offered with more muscle and aggressive design. It will also come with modified and new interior and exterior features, which will make it one among the most attractive sports cars. The major competitors of the new model vehicle will be 2016 Porsche 911 GTR RS and 2018 Nissan GT-RR36 Nismo.
2017 Acura NSX Type-R Changes
Regarding the external design of the new Acura NSX Type R 2017, even though the earlier variant of the NSX Type-R was manufactured a long time back, its outside design is not suitable for the present modern vehicles. However, the spirit of that earlier version will likely be offered, and it will definitely influence the design of the new model vehicle, as well. The front entrance is expected to be redesigned with a much more modern and aggressive design. Besides the improvement of some new splitters, the vehicle comes equipped with better air consumptions. The lights of the vehicle will be designed with the LED technology. The wheels of the vehicle will probably be made out of lightweight materials for a much more aerodynamic. Around rear, the new Type R comes equipped with a rear wing as before.
The 2017 Acura NSX Type R interior is expected to follow a similar hostile weight-decrease program by equipping it with a frill-free cockpit. However, for the model year 2017, it comes equipped with the same climate control as that of regular NSX, with other non-vital features being rather eliminated from the standard model.
The cabin will be equipped with a pair of slimmer bucket seats that are made out of carbon fiber. The new coupe also comes without carpet and the owners of the new Acura Type R might additionally have to live devoid of rested navigation, a stereo and a realistic amount of noise deadening. These missing interior features play a vital role in decreasing the overall weight of the new vehicle.
2017 Acura NSX Type-R Horsepower, Engine
Power will be delivered to the new Acura NSX Type-R 2017 through a double-turbocharged powertrain with the direct injection skill. This will be a V6, 3.5-liter capacity power plant, which will be backed by three tough and powerful electric motors. This combination will give the new vehicle the combined power output of 550 HP.
In addition, it will be equipped with the all-wheel drive system, so the driver would not come across any kind of trouble while driving the automobile throughout slippery grounds. This is also because all the four wheels of the new vehicle will now come with incredible traction. The powertrain will be attached to a nine-tempo dual clutch mechanized gearbox that offers enhanced fuel cutback as well as a great driving experience.
Out of three electric motors, two motors will supply the power to the front wheels of the new vehicle. Better acceleration is also achieved, from 0-60 mph NSX Type-R goes in 3.1-3.3 seconds and it would get the maximum velocity of 197 mph(this data are an estimation).
Price and release date
The date of release of the new Acura NSX Type-R 2017 will be late 2016, or more likely early 2017 and it will be sold at an estimated preliminary price of $ 185,000.
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