After the introduction of the 2020 Acura NSX model last months the company has made an announcement on the new high-performance Type R model.
From the latest statement, the new 2020 Acura NSX Type R is in the early stage of development and some images of the concept models are appearing on the web. As per the same source, the Type R will get many new modifications that will make this sports car sportier.
2020 Acura NSX Type R Design
The 2020 Acura NSX Type R comes with great styling. It offers more aggressive look than the standard model. Furthermore, in this year model, the owners will get several aerodynamic changes as the better colling features that will separate this model from the rest of the line.
The upcoming NSX type R sits on a new sports car platform and it will get stiffer suspension and a lighter body. Also, the stylish alloy wheels will be part of this sports car. The officials didn’t reveal much information, but some of them confirm that convertible version may also be part of this plan.
2020 Acura NSX Type R Interior Will Be Sporty
The interior of the new model will be fancy and sporty. The forthcoming 2020 Acura NSX Type R model is gettings tons of red accents in the cabin. Some of them will be on the seats, dash, and steering wheel. However, the buyers can expect a very comfortable cabin with heavily bolstered front seats made of suede, mesh, and leather. The back seats remain same as in the predecessor with the black leather and red contrast stitching.
From some rumors, the Honda manufacturer might replace old performance-oriented gauge cluster with a new and larger tachometer. Also, this redesign might bring ancillary gauges for oil temperature and pressure.
2020 Acura NSX Type R Safety Features
As for the safety, the manufacturer said that this model will be one of the safest thanks to the latest technology used. So, we can expect features like anti-lock brakes, stability control, front-impact airbags, side impact airbags, and a better security system.
2020 Acura NSX Type R Engine Rumors
Because the 2020 Acura NSX type R is in an early stage, there is no much information what engine will be used under the hood. However, from some speculation, the manufacturer will borrow an engine from the Acura NSX GT3 Evo model.
This sporty model comes with a 3,5 Biturbo engine. If the rumors are true, the Type R with this engine will be able to deliver 641 HP via a same dual-clutch, nine-speed automatic transmission. However, it is not yet clear will the company use the same rear-wheel-drive system or will go with AWD system.
2020 Acura NSX Type R Release Date and Price
The release date of the 2020 Acura NSX Type R is expected to be sometime after the release of the standard model or even at the same time. As for the price, the standard NSX model that delivers 573 horsepower starts at $158,000. However, the Type R model can easily pass price of $250,000.