2018 Acura NSX Type R: Rumors, Price

The latest reports have been an indication that the second generation of Honda or Acura NSX will get new Type R variant. NSX is a model which is yet to be released and is eagerly waited. However, there are news about the type R model, which is expected to have even better specification. The upcoming 2018 Acura NSX Type R model will be offering excellent performance numbers. Light body weight and additional electrical power are highlights of this model, other notable aspects include aggressive body, strong brakes, sports suspension, unique wheels and also certain adjustments in the interior.

2018 Acura NSX Type R

2018 Acura NSX Type R: Design, Interior

Apart from extra electrical power, rumors suggest that 2018 Acura NSX Type R model will certainly use a lot more carbon fiber, as compared to the normal NSX model. In order to reduce a weight as much as possible this track-ready model will include carbon fiber made bucket seats and other features like sat nav, sound system and much other regular equipment may be missing since it will also shed some pounds. Engineers will probably keep air conditioning system inside but sound insulation materials will be used as minimal is possible as well.

Exterior of this model will be designed with specific details that are inspired form the first generation model while there will be much borrowed from regular NSX model as well. Front portion of this model will feature added splitters and rear wing will also improve its look and aerodynamics. It will also be better planted on truck thanks to slightly wider body and another detail will be new lightweight wheels.

2018 Acura NSX Type R

2018 Acura NSX Type R: Powertrain

While not much is known as of now about the powertrain of 2018 Acura NSX Type R, you are assured a high-performance engine with great output number will power this model. There have been rumors which suggest that this model could offer a mixed output that is over regular NSX version which delivers 573 HP and torque of 623 pound-feet. It will be powered by a 3.5-liter twin turbo V6 engine, which is most likely to be accompanied by hybrid technology. The hardware is expected to be the same as on NSX model but improved components will provide more power. Three electric motors and battery pack teamed with 9-speed dual-clutch transmission and V-6 will provide torque for all-wheel drive. Two electric motors will sit up front to power front wheels while the third more powerful electric motor will support the engine and recharge battery which is expected to feature higher capacity.

2018 Acura NSX Type R

2018 Acura NSX Type R: Arrival, Price

2018 Acura NSX Type R is likely to be released sometime in the year 2018. As far as the price is concerned, there is currently no official information available at all. Having said that, there are certain rumors which indicate that this model could have a price under $200,000.

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