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Liberty Walk Acura NSX Is A Hit With Pedestrians In Las Vegas 6
Dec
Posted by Brad Anderson in Acura, Acura NSX, Acura Videos, Honda / Acura NSX, Liberty Walk, tuning, video on 12 6th, 2017


There may be a greater range of supercars on the market than ever before, but that doesn’t mean the allure of exotics has faded in recent times. In fact, the complete opposite is true.

As supercar owners continually try to out-do one another, the world of aftermarket tuning has exploded, particularly for vehicles that cost as much as a house. Of all the tuners, few are better known for wild creations than Liberty Walk.

Eager to see how the public reacts to an Acura NSX outfitted with a Liberty Walk widebody kit and towering rear wing, the Japanese tuner took to the streets of Las Vegas to capture the expressions of locals and visitors in the party city.

In standard guise, the new NSX is quite a head-turner. However, this Liberty Walk example takes things to entirely new extremes.

Sadly, it seems evident that driveability has been sacrificed in favor of aesthetics.

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Car Design Student Thinks Tesla Copied Acura’s NSX, What Do You Say? 23
Nov
Posted by Brad Anderson in Acura NSX, Honda / Acura NSX, Tesla, Tesla Roadster, Visual Comparison on 11 23rd, 2017


Now more than ever, it seems as though car enthusiasts are continually claiming the designs of new vehicles copy the styling of existing vehicles.

For example, many online have indicated that the front of the new Aston Martin Vantage looks just like a slightly more aggressive Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Unquestionably the most head-turning new car released in the past week is the Tesla Roadster and it too has failed to escape comparisons with other cars. More specifically, a car design student named Eriquin G. emailed us asserting that the design of the Roadster closely mimics that of the Honda NSX.

The designer points out a number of similarities between the duo. For starters, both the Roadster show car and the NSX utilize similar wheels, although the Tesla does have a few more spokes. Elsewhere, we can see a similar body line just after the front wheel arch, reaching back along the doors. The rear side windows of the duo also bear some resemblance to each other.

Looking from above, the curiosities continue. Both the Roadster and NSX feature hoods with tapered lines stretching down towards the front bumper. The shape of the rear quarter panels is also quite similar, although the Tesla is slightly more curvaceous and uses fewer straight lines than the NSX.

In this writer’s opinion, the two do look quite similar but not to a worrying extent and certainly nowhere near the blatant rip-offs that have emerged from China in recent years.

Let us know what you think in the comments below. Do you think Tesla copied the NSX, another production car or is it an original design that looks like no other on the road?

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Car Design Student Thinks Tesla Copied Acura’s NSX, What Do You Say? 23
Nov
Posted by Brad Anderson in Acura NSX, Honda / Acura NSX, Tesla, Tesla Roadster, Visual Comparison on 11 23rd, 2017


Now more than ever, it seems as though car enthusiasts are continually claiming the designs of new vehicles copy the styling of existing vehicles.

For example, many online have indicated that the front of the new Aston Martin Vantage looks just like a slightly more aggressive Mazda MX-5 Miata.

Unquestionably the most head-turning new car released in the past week is the Tesla Roadster and it too has failed to escape comparisons with other cars. More specifically, a car design student named Eriquin G. emailed us asserting that the design of the Roadster closely mimics that of the Honda NSX.

The designer points out a number of similarities between the duo. For starters, both the Roadster show car and the NSX utilize similar wheels, although the Tesla does have a few more spokes. Elsewhere, we can see a similar body line just after the front wheel arch, reaching back along the doors. The rear side windows of the duo also bear some resemblance to each other.

Looking from above, the curiosities continue. Both the Roadster and NSX feature hoods with tapered lines stretching down towards the front bumper. The shape of the rear quarter panels is also quite similar, although the Tesla is slightly more curvaceous and uses fewer straight lines than the NSX.

In this writer’s opinion, the two do look quite similar but not to a worrying extent and certainly nowhere near the blatant rip-offs that have emerged from China in recent years.

Let us know what you think in the comments below. Do you think Tesla copied the NSX, another production car or is it an original design that looks like no other on the road?

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Don’t Be Fooled By Low Sales, The 2018 Acura NSX Is A Masterpiece 10
Nov
Posted by Brad Anderson in Acura, Acura NSX, Acura Videos, Honda / Acura NSX, reviews, video on 11 10th, 2017


Although the Acura NSX is a technological marvel and essentially a mini-Porsche 918 Spyder, sales of the Japanese supercar haven’t been as strong as the brand would have hoped.

The car’s $156,600 starting price is certainly a key contributor to the meager sales, though one shouldn’t be fooled into thinking the NSX isn’t anything but remarkable, despite being far less common than rivals like the McLaren 570S and Porsche 911 Turbo.

In a bid to show that the NSX is much more than its sales figures may suggest, Redline Reviews jumped behind the wheel of a stunning blue example to explore every tiny detail of the car in a comprehensive 32-minute review.

The key factor distinguishing the NSX from all of its rivals is its powertrain. It is the only car in its segment with a hybrid powertrain, consisting of a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 and three electric motors. It also features a nine-speed dual-clutch transmission.

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Have Yourself A Barely Used Formula Red 1993 Acura NSX 2
Nov
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Acura, Acura NSX, auction, Classics, Galleries, Honda / Acura NSX, used cars on 11 2nd, 2017


This low-mileage black on red 1993 Acura NSX has been driven just 6,037 miles (9,715 km) and could be all yours if you can come up with the winning bid.

With seven days left to bid on Bring A Trailer, the highest anybody has gone is $35,0000, which goes to show how valuable this car still is, especially one that appears to be in extremely good condition.

Powered comes from a 3.0-liter VTEC V6 engine, which works in collaboration with a 5-speed manual transmission, something driving enthusiasts can’t get enough of.

Standard features include 4-wheel ventilated disc brakes, torque control differential, ABS, automatic climate control, cruise control, variable intermittent wipers, courtesy lights, a BOSE 4-speaker audio system, leather-trimmed seats/door panels/steering wheel, 4-way power seats, side window defoggers and quite a few more.

As for mods, there’s the tinted windows, Zanardi floor mats, carbon fiber interior trim and that’s pretty much it. The car is otherwise stock.

Fair warning, the leather inside does have some wear on it, but overall, the cabin seems very clean and well-maintained. Somebody’s definitely going to enjoy owning this car, especially the driving part.

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Acura NSX GT3 Returns To SEMA Stripped To The Bare Essentials 1
Nov
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Acura, Acura NSX, Honda / Acura NSX, racing, SEMA show on 11 1st, 2017


Since its unveiling at the 2016 New York Auto Show, the Acura NSX GT3 has also visited Vegas that year, sporting a predominantly Pearl White exterior.
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Acura NSX GT3 Returns To SEMA Stripped To The Bare Essentials 1
Nov
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Acura, Acura NSX, Honda / Acura NSX, racing, SEMA show on 11 1st, 2017


Since its unveiling at the 2016 New York Auto Show, the Acura NSX GT3 has also visited Vegas that year, sporting a predominantly Pearl White exterior.
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Acura NSX Dream Project By ScienceOfSpeed Coming To SEMA With 610HP 30
Oct
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Acura, Acura NSX, SEMA, tuning on 10 30th, 2017


The 2017 SEMA Show is fast approaching, and automakers and tuners alike have announced their presence with some impressive creations.
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Acura NSX Dream Project By ScienceOfSpeed Coming To SEMA With 610HP 30
Oct
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Acura, Acura NSX, SEMA, tuning on 10 30th, 2017


The 2017 SEMA Show is fast approaching, and automakers and tuners alike have announced their presence with some impressive creations.
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Liberty Walk Honda NSX Is The Finest Of JDM Creations 15
Oct
Posted by Brad Anderson in Acura NSX, Forgiato, Galleries, honda, Honda / Acura NSX, Liberty Walk, tuning, Wheels on 10 15th, 2017


Previous photos of Liberty Walk’s Honda NSX failed to do the Japanese supercar justice. These images, however, perfectly highlight the car and all of its significant styling modifications.
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Liberty Walk Transforms Honda NSX With Bold Bodykit 25
Sep
Posted by Brad Anderson in Acura NSX, Honda / Acura NSX, japan, Liberty Walk, tuning on 09 25th, 2017


Japanese tuning firm Liberty Walk has just completed work on its upgrade package for the Honda NSX.
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Listen To 2nd-Gen Acura NSX Sound Off With Custom Exhaust 7
Sep
Posted by Sergiu Tudose in Acura, Acura NSX, Forgiato, Honda / Acura NSX, japan, Liberty Walk, tuning, Wheels on 09 7th, 2017


Unless you can't tell because of the missing rear fascia, this is Acura's latest NSX supercar, boasting a custom Fi Exhaust system while awaiting a wide-body kit for aesthetic purposes.
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Honda Has Only Sold Two NSXs In Australia Since Last Year’s Launch 1
Sep
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Acura NSX, Honda / Acura NSX, NSX, Reports on 09 1st, 2017


The Acura / Honda NSX is truly an impressive machine but there's no hiding the fact that demand has tapered off since the supercar was launched.
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Acura NSX Is Ready For A Night Out With Vossen’s Custom Shoes 16
Aug
Posted by Cristian Gnaticov in Acura, Acura NSX, Honda / Acura NSX, Vossen, Wheels on 08 16th, 2017


Whoever said that bronze or gold wheels only look their best on Subarus, especially the WRX STI, hasn't seen this Acura NSX.
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Four People Arrested After Taking Stolen Sports Cars And Trucks To Drag Strip 12
Aug
Posted by Brad Anderson in Acura NSX, Acura Videos, Offbeat News, Reports, video on 08 12th, 2017


Four car thieves have been arrested and charged after illegally obtaining five vehicles from a car dealership in El Paso, Texas.
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