2015 may mark the return of Acura’s NSX to supercar status (video)

NSX didn’t return to Super GT in 2014 and won’t be competing in World Challenge Tour Class. Lost in the design room since 2006, the NSX loyal ponder the return of what could prove to be the most advanced hybrid production Supercar on the planet.

Supercar: “A very expensive and fast sports car.” According to the English Oxford dictionary, the term Supercar was first coined in 1920 in reference to a Bentley Speed 6.

The Honda NSX, branded as an Acura in Hong Kong and the United States was introduced to the world in 1989 at the Chicago Auto Show; and has enjoyed a cult status ever since. This author drove one in 92.’ Back in the day of the Ford GT, Lotus Elan and Mangusta, the NSX stood out as a rare bird in a cage a gilded excess.

The car was by import sports class standard was exceptional in its performance, understated style and trouble free reliability.

It’s not unusual to find a 90s NSX today with 200,000 trouble-free miles on the odometer.

The original (NS-X) was developed by Honda to take on the then formidable Ferrari 328. The F1 inspired 2712 lb aluminum bodied 3.0 liter VTEC V6, captured the imaginations of a burgeoning tech savvy society; ready to embrace a trouble free Japanese built street legal supercar.


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Always a year away... I lost interest in Honda/Acura as any kind of sports car company after the Integra and S2000 were killed off. An NSX hybrid is not going to make me want a CRZ.
True enough. Honda/ Acura is good at flashing the concept card. How about an affordable low-tech 2 seat roadster with an obtainable price point/
2015 will be different, We will have the Nsx, the 280+ hp civic type R, and a return to Formula 1.. I see an exciting trend happening here..
AZVTEC2015. Welcome. Yes, I see the handwriting on the wall. Honda/Acura is absolutely dancing on the edge or innovation and Hybrid development across the line.