The 2018 Acura NSX comes equipped with a 3.5-liter V6 that makes 573 hp @ 6500 rpm horsepower and 476 lb.-ft. @ 2000 rpm of torque. The car takes 3 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 11.2 seconds. All the trims are powered by the same engine, hence, there is no change in the performance figures as you go up the trims.

2018 Acura NSX 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 9AM)3 sec11.2 sec103 ft.
The 2018 Acura NSX just plain rips apart the competition with its 0-60MPH acceleration timing. It takes 3 seconds to do so but it fails to capitalize on its rivals during the quarter-mile run. The engine on the 2018 Acura NSX runs out of breath pretty quickly after hitting the 60MPH mark and takes forever to complete the quarter-mile run. It comes out as the slowest car in comparison with respect to its quarter-mile timing of 11.2 seconds while the 2018 Audi R8 takes a mere 10.4 seconds in doing so.
The 2018 Acura NSX doesn't play around when it comes to the braking prowess. The car comes to a standstill from 60MPH in 103 feet during the emergency braking test, which is the best in its class. The car stops in a composed manner and instills confidence in the driver.

2018 Acura NSX vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Acura NSX3 sec11.2 sec103 ft.
2018 Audi R83.3 sec10.4 sec118 ft.

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2017 Acura NSX 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2dr Coupe AWD (3.5L 6cyl Turbo 9AM)3 sec11.2 sec128 ft.

2017 Acura NSX vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Acura NSX3 sec11.2 sec-103 ft.
2017 Audi A55.2 sec13.8 sec-117 ft.
2017 Lamborghini Aventador2.9 sec10.7 sec203 ft.-
2017 Honda Civic Coupe5.8 sec14.5 sec-117 ft.
2017 Audi R82.9 - 3.3 sec10.4 - 10.9 sec-118 ft.
2017 BMW i8 plug-in hybrid4.4 sec12.9 sec-128 ft.

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