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Selected Style 2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.0L Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.2L Manual 17 24 $79,213 $89,000
2-Door NSX-T Open Top 3.0L Automatic 17 24 $79,213 $89,000
2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Carrera Targa Tiptronic 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet Tiptronic 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe 6-Speed Manual S 17 24 $71,441 $81,800
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe Tiptronic S 17 23 $71,441 $81,800
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet Tiptronic 17 23 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual 15 22 $101,558 $116,200
2-Door Carrera Turbo Tiptronic 15 22 $101,558 $116,200
2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual GT2 15 22 $171,495 $181,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$79,213
$59,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$89,000
$68,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1483 / month
$1143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 36.3 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 48.9 70.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.5 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 44.3 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.6 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 174.5
Height, Overall (in) 46.1 51.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 99.6 92.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.3 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 59.5 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0 4.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 1.1 12.53 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 0.9 11.78 x 0.95
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.6 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 34.8
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.24 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/40ZR17 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/40ZR17 P205/50ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare 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) 3197 3080
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17" x 7" 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17" x 9.0" 17 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 17.4 23.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 NA
Engine
Displacement 3.0L/181 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 252 @ 6600 315 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System PGM-FI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 210 @ 5300 273 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
Transmission
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.909 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.552 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 249
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.428 3.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.684 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Tiptronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.611 3.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.026 1.41
Summary
Vehicle Name Acura NSX Porsche 911 Carrera
Body Style 2 Door Open Top 2 Door Cpe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.72 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Double-Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone MacPherson Strut
 
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