Acura/Honda NSX Imagined as a Targa Model, We Think it Looks Sexy

Acura NSX Targa 1 photo
Photo: RM.Design
The past weeks have been filled with new info on the upcoming Acura/Honda NSX, but the news were far from good for potential customers and fans.
As you might remember, a recent report claimed the new model will begin production in spring 2016, not this fall, as initially announced and expected by public and media.

The delay was produced due to the engine's layout, as engineers added two turbochargers to what was supposed to be a naturally aspirated V6, as seen in the NSX prototype from 2012.

In any case, we're here to discuss other matters, namely a targa version for the NSX. Hold your horses now, that's not an official rendering, but it looks pretty darn good from where we're standing.

As you can see, the NSX wasn't given the full drop-top treatment, and we're not sad that happened because the rendering provided by RM.Design looks fab. In the artist's view, the targa solution will keep the R&D costs lower and strength of the body will be maintained, while extra stiffness and weight has to be added when opting for a real convertible top.

We don't know about you, but we'd like it better if Acura launches the NSX as soon as possible and thinks about a convertible or targa version later, since nobody likes delays.

When the NSX finally reaches dealerships, clients will be able to experience the capabilities of the hand-built 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 engine with dry sump, the core of the NSX's hybrid powertrain. You'll also want to know that exterior body panels are installed manually at the end of the assembly and from the inside out to ensure 100 percent symmetrical side-to-side fitment.

The new Acura NSX is expected to wear a $150,000 sticker, but that didn't stop Jerry Seinfeld from ordering one on the spot in Detroit, where the upcoming hybrid supercar met the public for the first time.
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