Honda NSX

Honda NSX review

Costs & verdict
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£144,880
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Costs & verdict

Everyday costs, plus how reliable and safe it is

Before options the NSX looks like decent value – it undercuts the Porsche 911 Turbo S, McLaren 570S and Audi R8 Plus by a sizeable margin. However, by the time you ticked a few of the options and brought the equipment tally up to expectations, it starts look decidedly pricey.

That’s because sat-nav, front and rear parking sensors, electrically adjustable seats, carbon ceramic brakes and metallic paint are all expensive options; for context, that lot’s all standard on the R8 Plus. However, you do get keyless entry, climate control, a switchable sports exhaust, heated seats and LED headlights included. Bluetooth, a premium sound system and Apple CarPlay are also thrown in. Honda also offers a complimentary three-year service plan.

With the aid of those electric motors the NSX should make a ‘greener’ supercar choice. It does offer lower emissions and better average fuel consumption than most rivals, but it’s worth that noting Porsche claims the 911 Turbo S is even more efficient.

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Verdict

The Honda NSX has some impressive hybrid technology, but it isn’t the most thrilling, efficient or exquisitely made supercar you can buy

  • Rapid pace
  • Quiet around town
  • Good driving position
  • Slower than its rivals
  • Doesn't ride and handle as well as the best
  • Poor infotainment system

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