Acura looks set to assuredly acquaint new versions of its second-generation NSX supercar, which aboriginal hit the bazaar in 2016 as a 2017 model.
According to Japan’s Best Car Web (via Motor1), Acura will add both an NSX Type R and an NSX convertible in backward 2021. Should the address prove accurate, we’d acceptable see the cars alien for the 2022 archetypal year.
Both accept been accounted for years and Acura alike teased the achievability of an NSX convertible with its NSX Roadster cine prop congenital for 2012’s “The Avengers” (shown above).
Readers may anamnesis that the aboriginal NSX had an open-top version, too. However, this was a targa with disposable roof panels and any new NSX drop-top will acceptable affection an automatic folding roof.
1992 Acura NSX-R
As for the NSX Type R, admirers of the aboriginal NSX will anamnesis that a Type R adaptation was launched in 1992, two years afterwards the admission of the approved car. Called the NSX-R, it was adapted for bigger clue achievement and included upgrades such as stiffened abeyance and a lighter barrier weight.
According to the source, the avant-garde NSX Type R will accept a accession in ability to 650 horsepower, up from the banal 573 hp. What isn’t bright is whether the bang in ability will appear from the car’s 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 or leash of electric motors, or a bit from both.
Acura’s second-generation NSX hasn’t absolutely afire the supercar arena like the aboriginal did two decades ago. The United States is the car’s better bazaar and alone 238 were awash actuality in all of 2019—and that was with some appealing big discounts. Acura would be astute to add some action by ablution new versions.
The aftermost amend to the NSX was the accession of two acrylic options for 2020 aggressive by colors acclimated on the aboriginal NSX. Acura is yet to advertise if there are any changes for the 2021 archetypal year.