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The Acura NSX (NC1) (also known as the Honda NSX in Europe and Japan) is a mid-engined sports car manufactured by Acura and sold outside North America under the Honda brand.

While retaining the first generation's mid-engine and V6 configuration, the car utilises three electric motors to make the car's drivetrain a hybrid all-wheel drive system, and it is known as "Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD)."

To keep the weight as low as possible, the car was designed to use a chassis made of mostly aluminum, augmented by use of carbon fibre body panels, placing it at a kerb weight of 1,725 kg.

Production of the second-generation NSX is assigned to the purpose-built Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

Games

Need for Speed: No Limits

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The NSX (2017) appears in Need for Speed: No Limits as part of the "Devil's Run: Wolf Country" special event that took place from September 13, 2018 to September 20, 2018. The starting performance rating is 644.

Stock

The NSX (2017) is a super class car that requires 60 legendary blueprints to unlock. The blueprints required to unlock the vehicle can be found from various sources:
  • "Devil's Run: Wolf Country" event
NFSNL Honda NSX 2017 Carlist.jpg Super Class Super Stock 4350 5100 4725 644 Performance Rating
NFSNL GoldStar 3.pngNFSNL GreyStar 5.png x60 Legendary Blueprints Max 8636 10095 9366 984 Performance Rating
Stage Upgrades
NFSNL GoldStar 4.pngNFSNL GreyStar 4.png x35 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 5.pngNFSNL GreyStar 3.png x35 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 6.pngNFSNL GreyStar 2.png x35 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 7.pngNFSNL GreyStar 1.png x40 Legendary Blueprints
NFSNL GoldStar 8.png x60 Legendary Blueprints
Tuned 11676 11310 1227 Performance Rating

Need for Speed: Payback

The NSX appears in Need for Speed: Payback following a Build of the Week article published on the official Need for Speed website[2] on October 9, 2017.

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It is unlocked for purchase from the race and drag class dealerships upon completing four questlines in chapter 4 - Open Skies.

NFSPB AcuraNSX Garage.jpg Drag ClassNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.pngNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.pngRace ClassNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.pngNFSPB Dealership NA Icon.png Unlocked in chapter 4 - Open Skies.
LV256
NFSPB BankYellow Icon.png 156,350
256
399
NFSPB StatIcon Speed LargeWhite.png Horsepower 573
Top Speed 191
NFSPB StatIcon Accel LargeWhite.png 0 - 60 3.10
1/4 Mile 11.20
NFSPB StatIcon Nitro LargeWhite.png N2O Capacity 2.8
N2O Power 2.8
NFSPB StatIcon Air LargeWhite.png Airtime 3.6
Landing 2.6
NFSPB StatIcon Brakes LargeWhite.png Response 4.1
Power 4.0

Need for Speed: Edge

The NSX appears in Need for Speed: Edge.

Need for Speed: Heat

The NSX appears in Need for Speed: Heat following an article published[3][4] on August 19, 2019, revealing it to be part of the game's official car list, and appears in the NFS: Heat Studio app as a secret car that's part of container 5, which was released on September 17, 2019.

Stock

The stock NSX is unlocked for purchase from the car dealer for NFSHE Icon Bank.png152,000 upon reaching Reputation Level 22NFSHE Icon Rep.png.

It has a customisation rating of eight and can be equipped with performance parts.

NFSHE Acura NSX Dealership.jpg
Unlocked at NFSHE Icon Rep.png LVL 22
Infobox 2017White Car.png 250
NFSHE Icon Bank.png152,000
POWER 3.1
HIGH SPEED 2.8
ACCELERATION 5.2
NITROUS 2.0
HORSEPOWER [bhp] 573
0-60 MPH [s] 3.10
MAX TORQUE [ft-lb] 479
TOP SPEED [mph] 191
NFSHE HandlingCartesianGraph.png
Customisation (Rating: 8/10)
Engine Swaps (8 Available)
385 hp 4.9L F12
185,500, 27NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 385 / 1,204
460 hp 6.2L V8
243,500, 31NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 460 / 1,239
573 hp 3.5L V6 Hybrid
328,000, 35NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 573 / 1,239
600 hp 5.2L V12
348,000, 35NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 600 / 1,239
646 hp 3.5L V6
361,000, 39NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 646 / 1,169
640 hp 8.4L V10
380,500, 39NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 640 / 1,239
710 hp 3.9L V8
438,000, 39NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 710 / 1,234
730 hp 6.5L V12
454,500, 39NFSHE Icon Rep.png
[hp] 730 / 1,239

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References

  1. Article: hagerty.com (2020) To break in the NSX engine, Acura uses a stethoscope Available at: https://www.hagerty.com/media/maintenance-and-tech/break-in-the-nsx-engine-acura-uses-a-stethoscope/
  2. Website: needforspeed.com (2017) Build of the Week #11. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-payback/build-of-the-week/acura-nsx-2017
  3. Article: ea.com (2019) Under the Hood: Need for Speed Heat Car List. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-heat/news/nfs-heat-car-list
  4. Article: gtplanet.net (2019) Need for Speed Heat Full Car List Revealed. Available at: https://www.gtplanet.net/need-for-speed-heat-car-list/
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