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Honda NSX-R Concept '01
Honda NSX-R Concept '01
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Honda
Displacement 3,179 cc
Drivetrain MR[1]
Aspiration NA
Engine C32B
Max Power 285 BHP
Performance Points 462 PP
Top Speed 290 kilometres per hour (180 mph)
Length 4,430 mm
Width 1,810 mm
Height 1,160 mm
Weight 1,270 kilograms (2,800 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 4.58 kg (10.1 lb) per horsepower

The Honda NSX-R Concept '01 is a Concept car produced by Honda. It first appears in Gran Turismo Concept, and has appeared in every main game since, with the exception of Gran Turismo Sport.

Colors

The player is stuck with only one color upon buying this car:

  • Championship White

In-game description

"The 2nd generation NSX Type R, with aerodynamic advancements providing improved downforce."

Beginning in November of 1992, the first-generation NSX Type R was available over the course of a limited three-year period run, and then became an icon. Seven years later, a new NSX-R was shown as a concept car at the 2001 Tokyo Motor Show, revving the legend.

And not long after, the NSX Type R once again became available to the public when it went on sale in May of 2002. Why such a long period between the Type R models? With the base NSX's performance already so high, engineers elected to wait for new cutting-edge automotive technology to incorporate into their rather than just carry over pre-existing packages.

Special emphasis was placed not on the engine, which was addressed when the second-generation NSX's power plant had its displacement increased and was fitted with a new 6-speed manual transmission, but in the area of aerodynamics. The work done in this area resulted in a rare feat for a commercially available vehicle; a shape that not only produced negative lift but generated downforce.

In order to achieve this newfound aerodynamic efficiency, a newly-shaped hood and rear wing were created; lightweight carbon-fiber was used in these vital components. The final result was a new NSX Type R that became the first street-legal road car to lap the famed Nürburgring course in less than 8 minutes, an unheard of feat for a full-fledged production car at the time.

Acquisition

GT Concept

The player can unlock this car by winning a Normal Level race at Tokyo R246.

GT4

This car can only be obtained by winning the Race of NA Sports.

GTPSP

This car can be purchased for 500,000 Credits.

GT5

As a Standard car, the Honda NSX-R Concept '01 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 129,892 Credits. It is a Level 7 car.

GT6

This car can be purchased for 130,000 Credits. It is a simplified car.

Trivia

  • In Gran Turismo 4, this car cannot be sold, only discarded from the garage.

Notes

  1. Unknown in GT Concept
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