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2017 Nissan GT-R "Ties" 2017 Honda NSX in German Track Test, No Hybrid Progress

After an overly long development process, the 2017 Acura NSX has landed just in time for the decent weather part of the year to allow the supercar to be thoroughly tested and we're here to talk about the latest adventure of this kind.
2017 Nissan GT-R Beats 2017 Acura NSX in German Track Test 4 photos
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We're dealing with a track test that pits the Honda (it's the badge the gas-electric machine gets in Europe) against the 2017 Nissan GT-R (of course), one that comes from Auto Bild.

The German publication took the two Japanese jewels to the Contidrom. The tire supplier's large handling course (yes, they also have a small one, with a wet surface), which has a length of 2.36 miles (3.8 km) served as the battleground for the speed demons.

As you'll be able to see in the final part of the clip below (non-German speakers will have to turn to the YouTube's caption feature), the two had nearly identical times, with the NSX being about two blinks ahead of Godzilla.

Sure, the Honda won, but the said difference doesn't exactly make a case for all the hybrid technology competing against a Nissan platform that's almost ready to retire.

For instance, the European starting price comparo provided in the test raises serious questions about the early adopter fetish one must have in order to choose the EUR185,000 Honda/Acura over the EUR99,900 Nissan (here's the running adventure, in case you missed it).
Okay, but what about other aspects of the NSX's performance aura?
Well, let's take the quarter-mile sprint, for instance. When it comes to what happens in a straight line battle, the sixth installment of The World's Greatest Drag Race shows the NSX placing just behind the GT-R in the quarter-mile sprint.

Then again, supercars are far from a collection of numbers, so, to deliver another 2017 NSX aspect highlighted in the video below, at least the Honda seems to be pretty good at drifting.

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