Featured Vehicle - The 2017 Acura NSX

Acura NSX

2017 Acura NSX: The 2017 Acura NSX is the brand's two-seat "halo" sports car. It resurrects a classic name from the 1990s in a modern package, with slick styling and new powertrain technology that mixes together a twin-turbocharged V-6 with electric-drive motors. It competes against vehicles such as the Audi R8, BMW i8 and Porsche 911.The gasoline engine is mounted in the rear of the NSX is a 3.5-liter turbocharged V6 that makes 500 horsepower. There's also a direct-drive electric motor mounted in the rear that boots acceleration also charges the batteries for the hybrid powertrain system. Two electric motors independently drive the front wheels, making the NSX all-wheel drive. A nine-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission gets the power from the V-6 and the direct-drive motor to the wheels. Total horsepower is 573 with 476 pound-feet of torque. Fuel economy is rated at 21 mpg city and 22 mpg highway.Available comfort and convenience features include Integrated Driver Dynamics system, which offers drivers four different drive modes to choose from. Other available features include a navigation system, dual-zone climate control, premium audio, satellite radio, heated seats, 7-inch touchscreen, power seats, tilt/telescope steering wheel, keyless starting, cruise control, rear-window defroster, power windows and door locks, power remote-operated fuel-filler, 12-volt outlet, two USB ports, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capability, Bluetooth, Pandora internet radio, auxiliary port, leather seats, carbon-fiber roof, carbon-fiber engine cover, carbon-fiber rear spoiler, carbon-ceramic brake rotors and center-console storage.Available safety and driver-assistance features include dual-front, side, driver's knee and side-curtain airbags with rollover sensor, stability control, traction control, ABS with brake assist and electronic brake distribution, rearview camera and front and rear parking sensors.The base price for the 2017 Acura NSX is $156,000, not including a $1,800 destination fee. The NSX is built in Marysville, Ohio.

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