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Honda marks 50 years in Australia with gold NSX and Civic Type R

Honda is marking half a century in Australia since the company was established locally on February 4, 1969. To celebrate, Honda has draped a range of products in gold, among them a NSX supercar and a Civic Type R. The one-off collection also includes a CBR1000RR Fireblade motorcycle, CRF50F Kids Fun …

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ScienceofSpeed “Dream Project” Honda NSX unveiled at SEMA

It’s always refreshing to see car makers partnering with renown tuning houses to create something truly special, and debuting at SEMA this year is this one of a kind second-generation Honda NSX (Acura NSX in North America). Dubbed the Acura NSX “Dream Project”, this neatly done up NSX is created …

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Honda NSX dropped on Vossen VPS-314 wheels

The second-generation Honda NSX is one of the most complete and advanced supercars available today. Its hybrid powertrain consists of a mid-mounted twin-turbocharged 3.5-litre V6 engine delivering 373kW/550Nm, an all-new nine-speed dual clutch transmission (9DCT) and 3 electric motors that supplement the engine with instant torque response. Total system output is rated at …

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Honda unveils “mirrored” NSX GT3 liveries for Pirelli World Challenge

Honda’s luxury division Acura has unveiled a pair of NSX GT3 race cars that will make their racing debut at the season opening round of the Pirelli World Challenge in St. Petersburg. Longtime Honda motorsport partner RealTime Racing will field the NSX GT3 machines on the grid with three-time World Challenge …

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Acura unveils striking new “mirrored” liveries for NSX GT3

Honda’s luxury division Acura has unveiled striking new liveries for a pair of NSX GT3 racing cars which the company will field in next month’s Rolex 24 at Daytona starting grid. The two-car Acura Motorsports and Michael Shank Racing team will take part in the 2017 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with …

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Honda aims high for 2017 as first NSX delivered in Australia

After a relatively successful 2016 with the arrival of the all-new Civic Sedan and the flagship NSX petrol-electric supercar, Honda Australia is aiming to eclipse its 2016 performance with an even more aggressive product onslaught in 2017, which the company says will be one of its busiest launch years ever. The …

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Honda NSX recreates “Hummingbird” geoglyph in Californian desert [video]

Honda has combined its all-new NSX hybrid supercar with advanced GPS visualisation equipment to recreate one of the world’s most famous geoglyphs – huge artworks that can be viewed in full only from high altitude. The ‘NSX Driving Drawing’ – depicting the ‘Hummingbird’ geoglyph in the Nazca Desert in Peru …

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Honda NSX crashes into barrier on Taiwanese highway

A journalist in Taiwan has crashed a new Honda NSX during a test drive for a local motoring magazine. In what may be the first crash involving a production second-generation NSX, the supercar lost control and hit a highway barrier, damaging the side of the car. According to reports, the …

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Insight: an Interview with Honda NSX boss

At the recent Honda NSX media launch and drive day in Portugal, project leader and chief engineer Ted Klaus gave some insight into the supercar’s genesis, philosophy and what it means for the Honda brand. Here’s the interview. Q: When you began work on this project, what were your first thoughts? …

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Report: Honda planning NSX Roadster, EV and Type R

The Honda NSX hybrid supercar is not just a one-off exercise in performance and technology showcase, as Autocar reports that the company’s new halo car will spawn different variants further down the track. Already in the planning stage, the diversified lineup will see the addition of a roadster, a lightweight …

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First Look: 2017 Honda NSX Review

Introduced in 1990, the original Honda NSX was a groundbreaking supercar. It was the world’s first road car with an all-aluminium monocoque body, its shell was 50 per cent stronger than the Porsche 911 of the time and its 8000 rpm 3.0-litre V6 engine features titanium connecting rods – a …

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All-new Honda NSX rolls into Australian showroom

After almost one and a half decade since the original Honda NSX last went on sale in Australia, an all-new NSX is back in a showroom Down Under. A sleek pre-production second-generation Honda NSX arrived at Melbourne dealership, Yarra Honda, today. It will be showcased around the country at the …

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Jenson Button takes rock star for a blast in new Honda NSX [video]

At the recent 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed, McLaren Honda Formula One driver Jenson Button took British rock band Kaiser Chiefs’ front man Ricky Wilson for a blast, and some banter, in the all-new Honda NSX. It was the new Honda NSX’s first appearance at Goodwood Festival, an annual hill climb …

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First Honda NSX rolls off production line

More than a year since its global debut at the Detroit Motor Show, the first production Honda NSX rolls off the line today at the company’s new Performance Manufacturing Centre (PMC) in Ohio, US. The first customer, Rick Hendrick, earned the right to custom-order the first production NSX with a winning …

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