The first production Honda NSX was sold at auction in the USA last week, fetching almost ten times its book price at a cool $1.2million (£842,500).
Bidding for the first production Honda NSX (Acura NSX in USA) topped the $1million dollar mark at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 auction on the evening of Friday 29th January. It was the highest charity sale of a VIN #001 manufacturer car in the auctioneer’s 45-year history. To read more about the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale 2016 auction please visit
The car featuring the coveted #001 VIN number and was bought by Rick Hendrick, owner of the Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR team and renowned collector of first-edition performance cars. The NSX will be part of the collection in his Charlotte, North Carolina museum.
Next generation Honda NSX launched in the UK
Revealed last year, 25 years after the original Honda NSX super car first went on sale. The Honda NSX is powered by a twin-turbocharged 75-degree DOHC V6 engine coupled to a nine-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) mated to three electric motors. The combined power output is 565bhp, which will allow the NSX to accelerate from 0-62mph in under three seconds (estimated).
The all-new Honda NSX goes on sale in Europe later this year.