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Watch as Jay Leno takes the 2017 Acura NSX for a blast

2017 Acura NSX
2017 Acura NSX is designed and manufactured in America

This week on Jay Leno’s Garage, everyone’s favorite car fanatic takes the 2017 Acura NSX for.

The Acura is a four wheel drive hybrid that will set you back a cool $200,000. Though to be fair for your money you’re getting the fastest hybrid car you can buy.

The car is powered by a mid-mounted and twin-turbocharged 3.5-liter V6 engine that puts out 573 hp and that is complimented by the electric motor, the latter giving almost instant acceleration. This gives it a top speed of around 191 mph delivered via its 9-Speed Dual Clutch Transmission .

Acrua NSX interior in red and black
You can design your own on the official site, our one came in at $201K

Jay seems pretty taken with it and described the supercar as an “amazing automobile” that does not require the kid gloves that many of its peers do.

Jay driving the Acura, external shot and red car
Jay loves the Acura

He points out that parent company Honda have really led the field in making a supercar that does not need constant tuning or have ridiculous maintenance schedules.

Visit the official site to mess about with some options and build your own Acura.

Jay Leno’s Garage airs on Wednesdays at 10:00 PM on CNBC.

James Wray


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