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Performance Review: Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid - [2017]

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Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid - [2017]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2017 | Type: Coupe
  • Engine: 3500 cc (213.5 ci) 24 Valve
  • Engine Formation: V6
  • Aspiration: Twin Turbo
  • Fuel Type: Petrol Electric Hybrid
  • Transmission: 9 speed / Auto
  • Top Speed: 155 mph (249.4 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 3.1 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 3.2 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 573 bhp (427 kW) @ 6500 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1725 kgs (3802 lbs)
  • Torque: 476 lb-ft (645.3 Nm) @ 5500 rpm
  • Drive: AWD | Engine Location: Mid
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 11.47 secs @ 119.3 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 332.1 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 275.9 lb-ft
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Honda NSX Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid is the 9 speed / Auto version and was first brought out in 2017. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2018 Bugatti Chiron Sport 8.0L W16 Quad Turbo and the 2018 Bugatti Divo 8.0L W16 64 Valve Turbo.This particular Honda NSX has a 3500cc Twin Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid powerplant with 6 cylinders in a V formation.

Ferrari 296 GTB 3.0 V6 Twin Turbo Hybrid - [2021] image

Alternative Petrol Electric Hybrid V6's includes the 2021 Ferrari 296 GTB 3.0 V6 Twin Turbo Hybrid

The NSX shares its Petrol Electric Hybrid V6 engine configuration with the likes of the 2021 Ferrari 296 GTB 3.0 V6 Twin Turbo Hybrid and the 2021 McLaren Artura 3.0 V6 Turbo Hybrid. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the NSX's All Wheel Drive, Coupe combination then how about the or the .

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1725 kgs (3802 lbs) this makes the Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid in the same weight category as the 2021 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 6.2 V8 Supercharged or the give or take 50kg.

Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo - [2021] image

The Honda NSX shares the same bhp with the 2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo (563 bhp)

In terms of power the 3500cc 24V V6 engine produces 573 bhp (427 kW) @ 6500 rpm similar to the 2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo (563 bhp) or the 2021 McLaren Artura 3.0 V6 Turbo Hybrid (577 bhp).

The Twin Turbo V6 throws out 476 lb-ft (645.3 Nm) @ 5500 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2021 Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo (479 lb-ft) or the 2021 BMW 3 Series M3 Competition 3.0 Bi Turbo xDrive G80 (479 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Honda NSX you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

Aston-Martin DB11 AMR 5.2 V12 twin Turbo - [2018] image

The 2018 Aston-Martin DB11 AMR 5.2 V12 twin Turbo (356.9 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Honda NSX.

The Honda NSX has a Power to weight ratio of 332.1 bhp per ton and 275.9 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2017 NSX competing with the 2018 Aston-Martin DB11 AMR 5.2 V12 twin Turbo (356.9 bhp per ton) or the 2007 Porsche 911 GT2 997 (356.6 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Honda NSX generating around 275.9 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 2012 McLaren MP4-12C 3.8 V8 Twin Turbo Spider (300.5 lb-ft per ton) or the 2009 Porsche 911 Turbo 997 (300.3 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 3.1 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 3.2 secs, this made the Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid as fast as the 2021 Porsche Cayenne GT 4.0 V8 Bi-Turbo (3.1 secs) the 2020 Mercedes GT AMG Black Series 4.0 V8 Bi Turbo (3.1 secs) the 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 6.2 V8 Supercharged C7 (3.1 secs) the or the 2019 BMW 8 Series M8 Competition Gran Coupe 4.4 V8 Turbo (3.1 secs). This Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid is also faster than the 2021 BMW 5 Series M5 4.4 V8 Turbo F90 (3.2 secs) the 2020 Audi R8 Performance 5.2 V10 (3.2 secs) the 2020 Lamborghini Huracan EVO 5.2 V10 RWD (3.2 secs) the and the 2020 BMW 5 Series M5 Competition 4.4 V8 Turbo F90 (3.2 secs).

BMW i4 M50  - [2021] image

Quarter Mile time is a close race between the NSX and the 2021 BMW i4 M50

When talking about the performance of the Honda NSX on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 11.47 secs @ 119.3 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 2021 BMW i4 M50 (11.42 secs), the 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 (11.43 secs), and the 2019 Renault Megane RS 1.8 Turbo 300 Trophy-R (11.44 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2017 version of the Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid has a maximum speed of 155mph.

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Top Speed of the 2017 NSX equals the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 5.0 V8 (166 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2017 Honda NSX 3.5 V6 Turbo Petrol Electric Hybrid then how about the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1 5.0 V8 (166 mph), the 1991 Alpine A610 3.0 V6 (166 mph), or the 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT-8 6.4 V8 392 (167 mph).

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