Producing quality enough and stylish cars, company Honda, nevertheless, always in earnest began to think of that, to stick a competition to the prominent European brands (foremost, Italian and German - Ferrari, Lamborghini and Porsche) in the production of sporting machines.
In particular, glory of brand of Ferrari kept on trot the Japanese car manufacturer. Therefore in the middle of 1980th a company management set before the engineers the very ambitious problem: to create most rapid serial sport car, that would leave not destiny such model as Ferrari 328. The few years of work under leadership of main engineer of brand, Shigeru Ukhar, did not pass for free: by the end 1988 year Japanese’s created the prototype of future supercar.
During the fifteen histories, Honda NSX was equipped by only two petrol engines. From 1990 to 1994 at a model 3.0 stood with a capacity of one the L. motor, giving out power in 270 horsepower’s. This engine was aggregated with 5-speed by a mechanical or 4-step automatic transmission. In 1997, in a pair to a 3.0 with a capacity of one the liter aggregate on NSX began to set more powerful 3.2 with a capacity of one the liter motor by power 290 horsepower’s. He worked in a pair with new 6-speed mechanical CAT or modernized 4-step «automat».
A sporting compartment had only two numbers of places, so that all salon of car was targeted especially on a driver (in a greater measure) and passenger. In a standard version NSX was set comfortable, with the extended seats and expressed lateral support of arm-chair with the integrated under heads. In the special versions, as a rule, sporting arm-chairs stood from Recaro. A driver from a passenger was separated by a central tunnel that was began from a cantilever and closed in the wall of luggage separation.
The unique basket of model with the booth moved forward was built on a rear-wheel drive platform with a wheel-base (2530 mm). Sizes of car in all history of producing changed only one time - in 1994, the producer increased length of basket from 4405 a to 4425 mm, and his width and height remained unchanging (1810 and 1170 mm accordingly).
One of features of model exterior was the multi-layered painting of her basket - the «body» of sport car was covered a 23 differentiating on composition of layer of paint, including special aviation, that saved the aluminum details from corrosion. Another sparkle of NSX was her booth the bars of that did maximally thin, to improve visibility. Wide air scoops gaped on each side of basket. The same was placed in the central section of front bumper.