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2018 Acura NSX 2018 Acura NSX

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Power Unit (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
System Combined Power (hp)66 573
System Combined Torque (lb-ft)66 476
66 Horsepower includes the maximum power of the engine and all motors combined that can be produced at any one time. Not SAE net.
Engine (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Engine Type Twin-turbo 75-degree V-6
Displacement (liters) 3.5
Layout Mid-mounted Longitudinal
Engine Block Aluminum-alloy
Cylinder Head Aluminum-alloy
Bore and Stroke (in (mm)) 3.6 x 3.5 (91 x 89.5)
Power (hp @ rpm) (SAE net) 500 @ 6500-7500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm) (SAE net) 406 @ 2000-6000
Specific Output (hp/liter) 143
Maximum Engine Speed (rpm) 7500
Valvetrain Chain Drive, 24-Valve, DOHC VTC™
Compression Ratio 10:1
Fuel Injection Direct and Port
Twin Resin Fuel Tanks
Lubrication System Dry sump, 6-rotor
Turbocharger Type Single-vane
Maximum Boost (psi) 15.4
Wastegate Control Electric
Throttle Control Drive-by-Wire
Exhaust System Quad exhaust outlets, dual path per bank
Active Exhaust Valve (AEV)
Idle Stop
CARB Emissions Rating ULEV125
Tune-Up Interval 100k +/- Miles No Scheduled Tune-Ups
Rear Direct Drive Motor (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Direct Drive Motor Type Generator
Direct Drive Motor Layout Crankshaft output shaft-attached
Direct Drive Motor Weight (lbs) 35.7
Direct Drive Motor Power (hp (kW) @ rpm) 47 @ 3000
Direct Drive Motor Torque (lb-ft (Nm) @ rpm) 109 @ 500-2000
Front Twin Motor Unit (Tmu) (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
TMU Type Twin traction motor
TMU Power (hp (kW) @ rpm) 36 + 36 (27 + 27) @ 4000
TMU Torque (lb-ft (Nm) @ rpm) 54 + 54 (73 + 73) @ 0-2000
Maximum Motor Speed (rpm) 14200
Battery Type (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
kW 63
kWh 1.3
Drivetrain (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™)
9-Speed DCT (Dual Clutch Transmission)
Wet Multi Plate Limited Slip Differential
Sequential SportShift Paddle Shifters
Gear Ratios:
  • 1st: 3.838
  • 2nd: 2.433
  • 3rd: 1.778
  • 4th: 1.428
  • 5th: 1.211
  • 6th: 1.038
  • 7th: 0.881
  • 8th: 0.747
  • 9th: 0.634
  • Reverse: 2.395
  • Final Drive: 3.583
Chassis (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Front Suspension Aluminum Double-Wishbone with Double Lower Control Arm
Rear Suspension Aluminum Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar (mm, front/rear) 26.4 / 24.9
Active Magnetorheological Dampers
Electric Power-Assisted Variable Dual-Pinion Rack-and-Pinion Steering (EPS)
Integrated Dynamics System (IDS) 4-mode (Quiet, Sport, Sport+, Track)
Agile Handling Assist®
Electric Servo Brake (ESB) system
Steering Ratio Variable, 12.9:1-11.07:1
Turns lock-to-lock 1.91
Turning Diameter, Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7
Brakes (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Brembo 6-piston Front / 4-piston Rear Aluminum Monoblock Brake Calipers
14.5-inch 2-Piece Floating Ventilated Front Disc Brakes
14.2-inch 2-Piece Floating Ventilated Rear Disc Brakes
15-inch 2-Piece Floating Cross-Drilled and Ventilated Carbon Ceramic Front Disc Brakes Option
14.2-inch 2-Piece Floating Cross-Drilled and Ventilated Carbon Ceramic Front Disc Brakes Option
Wheels (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Front 19x8.5J
Rear 20x11J
Y-Spoke Forged Aluminum Wheels
Interwoven Forged Aluminum Wheels Option
Tires (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Front 245/35ZR 93Y
Rear 305/30ZR 103Y
Honda/Continental ContiSportContact™ 5 P High Performance Tires
Michelin® Pilot® Sport Cup 2 Ultra-High Performance Tires Option
Pirelli P Zero™ Trofeo R Ultra-High Performance Tires Option
Michelin® Pilot® Alpin® PA4™ Ultra-High Performance Winter Tires Option
Body (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Body Type Multi-material spaceframe
Hollow Aluminum Rear Subframe
Outer Panel Construction Aluminum and low-density Sheet Molded Composite (SMC)
Aluminum Hood, Roof, Doors and Hatch
Sheet Molded Composite Fenders, Rear Quarter Panel and Trunk
High-Temp ABS Plastic Side Panel
Magnesium Fuel Door
Carbon Fiber Reinforced Plastic (CFRP) Floor
Exposed Weave CFRP Roof Panel Option
3-Dimensional Bent and Quenched (3DQ) a-pillar
Exterior Dimensions (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Wheelbase (in) 103.5
Length (in) 176
Height (in) 47.8
Width (in) including mirrors 87.3
Track (in, front/rear) 65.2/63.7
Ground Clearance (in, unladen) 3.7
Approach/Departure Angles (degrees) 9.2/12.9
Interior Dimensions (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Headroom (in) 38.3
Legroom (in) 42.8
Shoulder Room (in) 57.6
Hiproom (in) 54.5
EPA Passenger Volume (cu ft) 44
EPA Cargo Volume (cu ft) 3.9
Passenger Volume (cu ft) 44
Performance - Fuel Economy Ratings - Weight (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Maximum Speed 191 (estimated)
EPA Fuel Economy Ratings (City/Highway/Combined)27 21/22/21
Required Fuel Premium Unleaded 91 Octane
Fuel Tank Capacity (U.S. gal) 15.6
Curb Weight (without options) 3803
Weight Distribution (% front/rear) 42 / 58
27 Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, battery pack age/condition (hybrid only) and other factors.
Safety & Security (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Multi-View Rear Camera with Dynamic Guidelines
Advanced Front Airbags (i-SRS)
Pelvis/Thorax Side Airbags
Side Curtain Airbags
Driver's Knee Airbag
Seat Belt e-Pretensioner System
Child Seat Tether
Vehicle Stability Assist™ (VSA®) with Traction Control
4-Wheel Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
Auto High-Beam
LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with Location and Pressure Indicators
Expanded View Driver's Mirror
Theft-Deterrent System with Electronic Immobilizer
Tire Sealant and Repair Kit
Driver Convenience (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Hill Start Assist
Electric Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold
Cruise Control
Parking Sensors (front and rear) T
Auto-On/Off Headlight Operation with Wiper Integration
Rain-Sensing Windshield Wipers
High-Speed Windshield Wiper/Washer System
Heated Side Mirrors with Reverse Gear Tilt-Down
T = Technology Package
Audio & Connectivity (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
7-Inch Display Audio with High-Resolution WVGA Touch-Screen
Acura/Garmin Navigation System with 3D View T
AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ with Exclusive Street and Freeway Conditions
Traffic Rerouting™
AcuraLink® T
Apple Carplay™ integration
Android Auto™ integration
Siri® Eyes Free
SMS, MMS Text Message and Email Capability
8-Inch Color TFT Instrument Display
Color Multi-Information Display (MID) with Turn-by-Turn Guidance
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®
Acura Premium Audio System with 8 speakers
Acura/ELS Studio® Premium Audio System with 9 Speakers T
Song By Voice®
Aha™ Compatibility
HD Radio®
SiriusXM® Satellite Radio T + XM
Pandora® Compatibility
USB Audio Interface with iPod® Integration
Bluetooth® Streaming Audio
USB Charge Ports 1.0A Glove Box, 1.5A Rear Console
MP3/Auxiliary Input Jack
Speed-Sensitive Volume Compensation (SVC)
Maintenance Minder™ System
T = Technology Package, XM = SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
Interior (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Electric Air Conditioning with Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control, Humidity Control Air Quality Sensor and Air Filtration
GPS-Linked Climate Control
Keyless Access System with Acura Personalized Settings
Pushbutton Ignition
Electronic Gear Selector
Power Windows with Auto-Up/Down and Auto-Reverse
Heated, Manual 4-Way, Milano Premium Leather and Alcantara® Sport Seats
Heated, Power 4-Way, Semi-Analine Premium Leather and Alcantara® Sport Seats Option
Heated, Power 4-Way, Semi-Analine Premium Leather Sport Seats Option
Sport Seats with Leather-and-Alcantara®-Trimmed Interior
Sport Seats with Perforated Semi-Analine Premium Leather-Trimmed Interior Option
Alcantara® headliner Option
Leather-Wrapped Door and Dash
Tilt and Telescopic Steering Column
Leather-Wrapped Sport Steering Wheel
Steering Wheel-Mounted Controls
Chrome-Plated Trim on Console and Doors
Multi-Function Front Center Console with Left/Right Opening and Sliding Armrest
Active Sound Control
Intake Sound Control
Ambient LED Cabin Lighting
Frameless Automatic Dimming Rearview Mirror
Retained Accessory Power for Windows
Rear Engine Compartment Window Defroster with Timer
12-Volt Power Outlets (Center Console and Front Armrest)
Interior Carbon Fiber Sport Package (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Carbon Fiber Meter Visor
Carbon Fiber Steering Wheel Garnish
Aluminum Footrest and Sport Pedals
Exterior (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Jewel Eye® LED Headlights
LED-Illuminated Taillights, Brakelights, Front and Rear Turn, Back Up, Side Mirror-Integrated Directional Signals, Rear License and Center High Mount Stop Light
Exposed Weave CFRP Roof Panel Option
Carbon Fiber Rear Decklid Spoiler Option
Carbon Fiber Engine Cover Option
Power-Folding Side Mirrors
Flush Automatic Power Door Handles
Acoustic Windshield
Acoustic Rear Cabin Window
Remote-Operated Windows
Rear Bumper-Integrated Reflectors
Capless Fuel Fill
Exterior Carbon Fiber Sport Package (9 Speed Dual-Clutch NSX)back to top
Carbon Fiber Front Spoiler
Carbon Fiber Side Sills
Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser
Black Chrome Exhaust Finisher