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Selected Style 2-Door NSX Coupe 3.0L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door NSX Coupe 3.0L Automatic 18 24 $72,097 $84,000
2-Door NSX Coupe 3.2L Manual 17 24 $72,097 $84,000
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.0L Automatic 18 24 $75,530 $88,000
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.2L Manual 17 24 $75,530 $88,000
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$72,097
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$84,000
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1400 / month
$1063 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 51.7
Front Head Room (in) 36.3 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48.9 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 41.6
Second Leg Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Head Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in) - -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 59.4 55.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 167.7
Height, Overall (in) 46.1 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 56.9
Wheelbase (in) 99.6 89.4
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0 -TBD-
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.10 11.97 x -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.91 11.77 x -TBD-
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.07 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 38.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/40ZR17 P245/45R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/45ZR16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size 165/75R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3113 3064
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 8.5" 16 x 9
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16" x 7" 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.4 24
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 115
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 5300 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 252 @ 6600 282 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System PGM-FI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.025 1.41
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.909 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.551 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.428 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.684 1.12
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.611 3.82
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura NSX Porsche 911 Carrera
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
 
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