Honda - NSX
The Honda NSX (Acura NSX in North America and Hong Kong) is a sports car produced between 1990 and 2005. It had a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout, an all-aluminium body and chassis, and a V6
gasoline engine featuring Honda's VTEC system. "NSX" is an acronym for "N
Acura (Honda) NSX Targa
In 1984 Honda commissioned Pininfarina to design the HP-X (H
perimental), which had a mid-mounted 2.0 Ltr V6 configuration. The production NSX was designed by a team led by Chief Designer Ken Okuyama and Executive Chief Engineer Shigeru Uehara, who was also in charge of the S2000 project. Its first public appearances as the NS-X
were at the Chicago Auto Show in February 1989, and at the Tokyo Motor Show in October 1989.
Japanese Formula One driver Satoru Nakajima was involved with the NSX's development, performing many duties related to chassis tuning. Brazilian Formula One driver Ayrton Senna and American Bobby Rahal also participated in the car's development. Senna was given an NSX by Honda, although details of this car and its fate are unclear.