Supercar purchases are driven by emotion, and that requires great looks and otherworldly performance.
The NSX may not have the recent track record of its rivals, but performance and styling are high-water marks for Acura.
The Audi R8 V-10 is sexy and fast as well, and it offers some of the everyday livability that Acura promises, along with a seductive V-10 soundtrack.
Conceptually, there's some similarity to the BMW i8, but the NSX's lofty performance numbers far outpace the gas-electric BMW's figures.
The Ferrari 458 and its replacement the 488GTB deliver unmatched feel, track-ready handling, and the cachet of the Ferrari prancing horse.
The recent Porsche 911 Turbo may not look as exotic, but it drives great, has tons of power, and is the most refined of Porsche's performance-tuned 911s; we're eager to get behind the wheel of the updated 911 range this summer.
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|2017 Acura NSXBrowse Used Listings||2017 Audi R8Browse Used Listings||2017 BMW i8Browse Used Listings||2017 Porsche 911Browse Used Listings|
|21 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||14 MPG City / 22 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 29 MPG Hwy|
|Twin Turbo Gas/Electric V-6||Premium Unleaded V-10||Intercooled Turbo Gas/Electric I-3||Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded H-6|
|Two-Seaters||Two-Seaters||Subcompact Cars||Minicompact Cars|
|Coupe||V10 quattro AWD||Coupe||Carrera Coupe|
|All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||All Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Auto-Shift Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD|
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|2017 Acura NSX vs. 2017 Audi R8||2017 Acura NSX vs. 2017 BMW i8||2017 Acura NSX vs. 2017 Porsche 911|