2021 Acura NSX Sets a New Benchmark for Sports Cars

The redesigned version 2021 Acura NSX is ready to be more competitive. This sports car looks meaner and it will get more modifications this time. The manufacturer did an excellent job and the NSX model remains to be one of the world’s premier supercars.

Besides its attractive look and plenty of high-end features, this model features a unique hybrid powertrain mated to a 9-speed dual-clutch automatic with manual-shift mode. On top of that and primarily thanks to the high output of 573 horsepower, the Acura NSX is capable of reaching 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds with the top speed of 190 mph.

2021 Acura NSX side

2021 Acura NSX Small Outside Updates

The outside design of 2021 Acura NSX is purely artistic. This model features an attractive gloss-black trim and body-colored grille garnish. High-speed cruising with this sports car is improved thanks to a steel-and-aluminum body and better airflow.

In terms of design, the new model will keep the same sporty look with sharp curves. Basically, the latest 2021 Acura NSX is essentially unchanged from the previous one. Some small modifications are visible and that includes Pirelli tires, Ultra-Premium Andoro exterior paint finishes, a carbon-fiber roof, and carbon-ceramic brakes.

Interior Hosts the Same Design

Inside, the upcoming 2021 Acura NSX is starting to feel a bit dated. This model will host the same cabin with some small updates. Clearly, the new NSX will be carryover and because of that, one cannot expect some significant changes. Generally, the cabin looks sporty and remains to be warm and inviting. Surprisingly there is a usable 4.4-cubic-foot trunk that can hold a golf bag. This model is one of the most supercars that is incredibly well insulated from outside noise.

On top of that, the NSX offers plenty of equipment. The standard package offers dual-zone climate control, ELS audio system, navigation, cruise control, heated seats, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, Siri Eyes Free, Bluetooth phone/streaming audio, and much more. Other options include leather covering in red or black, a head-up display, and Tech Package with satellite radio and antenna.

2021 Acura NSX interior

Engine Delivers an Impressive 573 HP

The latest sports car 2021 Acura NSX will be powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine. This hybrid powertrain is comprising three electric motors. Interestingly, this model uses a new 9-speed dual-clutch automatic that shifts very smoothly.

Besides, Direct Drive Motor helps this model to give better acceleration and compensate for any turbo lag. On top of that, two more electric motors are available and both ones are pinned to the front axles. This quadruple system delivers an impressive 573 horsepower and 476 lb-ft of torque. Generally, this is one of the first sports cars that use the AWD system as standard.

How Much Does the 2021 Acura NSX Cost?

The redesigned 2021 Acura NSX will keep the same pricing as before. So, the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of this model starts at $157,500, excluding the $1,995 destination charge.

However, it’s possible to push the sticker to nearly $208,000 with a model that is fully loaded. Moreover, if we compare base price with the models, such as Porsche 911 Turbo S and the Audi R8 V10, as well as the Lamborghini Huracan and Ferrari 488 GTB, the Accura NSX cost less. The closest rival of the NSX model is definitively BMW i8 that starts at $150,000.

2021 Acura NSX rear

Pros and Cons

The new 2021 Acura NSX is the sports car that offers good reliability, roomy interior, and, most importantly, a hybrid powertrain. Price is also reasonable for such a supercar. The most disadvantage is that there is no manual-transmission option.

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