New Honda NSX arrives Down Under
The new Honda NSX will go on-sale at five nominated Honda dealerships around the country with a pre-production model arriving in Australia ahead of a national roadshow.
A PRE-PRODUCTION Honda NSX has arrived in Australia and will begin a national tour of the five dealerships that have been nominated to sell it. These are: Yarra Honda (VIC); Scotts Honda (NSW); Austral Honda (QLD); Nordic Honda (SA); and Burswood Honda (WA)
Honda Australia Director, Mr Stephen Collins, said the NSX will be a halo car for the brand, but it’s the Honda Civic Type R that will be the most budget-friendly Honda hot shoe when it arrives.
“We expect the NSX to be a very exclusive car and as a technology and design statement, it represents the pinnacle of Honda automotive expertise,” Mr Collins said. “It’s already gained rave reviews in other markets, providing exhilarating performance, handling and luxury in a supercar.”
The NSX runs a 3.5-litre twin turbo V6 mated to a Direct Drive Motor and two parallel electric motors in the front and one at the rear offering all-wheel drive. The longitudinally mounted, twin-turbo, six-cylinder DOHC engine is rear mounted, combined with dual clutch transmission (DCT) and nine speed gearbox. The combined output is more than 425kW.
The Honda NSX goes on sale in Australia late in 2016 with pricing and full specifications to be announced closer to launch. Honda Australia last sold the NSX in Australia between 1991 and 2002 when it sold 280.