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NSX-R Facelift

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http://ascii24.aleph.co.jp/motor-show2001/html/yh1_IMG_0011005.html

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I apologize if this has been posted before, but it was just posted to the main NSX list and I haven’t seen it before.
 
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I'm thinking the front blinkers were covered up for the R version only, and that we'll see them in the US release.
 
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Hm, so this is it, eh? Looks, hm, ok. I think I like mine better.

The JDM cars have blinkers in behind the fender lip, and US cars in front of the lip. I agree, we'll likely see blinkers in the front.

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Wow! I guess that means those original photos posted a while back where accurate.
what a concepT!
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I think it will boost sales for Acura regardless. Many people like to have the newest thing to show off, hideous or not. I think it looks ok and would look better in person, but I hesitate to consider any body upgrades until I see it in person.

I'm looking forward to see a listing of all the wight reduction done to the car and how it differs from the original NSXR. It may give us some more ideas.
 

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The hood is interesting. Is the spare tire supposed to fit under it with that scoop?
 
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Yes, that's a 17" up front. The babelfish translation of the ascii24.com website says:

The aluminum wheel you adopt 17 inches of type R private light weight, as for the front tire as for the 215/40ZR17 and the rear have become the 255/40ZR17.

It also mentions carbon MOMO seats and carbon engine cover.
 
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I could see it now. As soon as someone sees this car on the road, they're gonna ask: "Hey, is that the all new NSX with V8 and 400hp?"

Just the other day, a guy flagged me down and asked me if my NSX was the new NSX with the V8 and if it had 500hp.
 
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Originally posted by Bryan:
Yes, that's a 17" up front. The babelfish translation of the ascii24.com website says:

The aluminum wheel you adopt 17 inches of type R private light weight, as for the front tire as for the 215/40ZR17 and the rear have become the 255/40ZR17.

okay, so I wonder if the nsx community could then persuade some tire manufacturers out there, like hoosier, to come up with an appropriate r compound combination taking into consideration the 17" fronts?
 
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It has the front blinkers built in to the light housing (like the RSX) don't think they would put another set in the bumper.

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I agree, when I first saw it I thought to myself "What a moron, he posted a pic of a 3000GT...wait...crap..That IS an NSX..."
They're not that bad though. It gives the historically generic front end of the NSX a more aggressive look with a little more character even if it DOES look like a 3000GT.
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The long awaited facelift of the NSX-R has finally came around but I am not impressed. I think the Marga Hills body kit looks just as good. Anyone agree with me?

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I believe this body style looks better. The lights and that front spoiler have it going on! Also, what ever happened to making the NSX an 8-cylinder?

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[This message has been edited by 1TITENSX (edited 20 November 2001).]

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This NSX is just a face lift, not a complete re-design. Like what Mistubishi did to the 3000GT, and what most car manufacturers do to freshen up the styling a little bit. The entirely new NSX is still not out yet, and is what the automobile magazine is referring to, which is rumored to have a V8.

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Are you trying to compare using the artist's conception from Automobile magazine last June?

Now that we've seen photos of the real thing, why are you using that for comparison?
 
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