Poll: Nissan GT-R NISMO or Acura NSX?

Craig Cole
by Craig Cole

Which exotic Japanese supercar would YOU rather park in your garage, the Nissan GT-R NISMO or Acura’s brand-new NSX? VOTE IN OUR LATEST POLL!!!

Really, it’s hard to go wrong with either of these cars as they’ll both paint a smile on your face that runs from ear to ear, but each car has its own flavor.

As you probably already know, the GT-R features a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged V6. In NISMO guise this impressive engine puts out a staggering 600 horsepower along with 481 lb-ft of torque.

For 2017 this car gains a refreshed interior, a simplified center stack, an enlarged touch screen and plenty of other enhancements, making it the best GT-R ever.

Focusing attention on the Acura, this hybrid supercar is also motivated by a twin-turbocharged V6, but that’s not all. Three electric motors also provide thrust.

All told the NSX’s drivetrain is good for an advertised 573 horses and 476 lb-ft of torque. Its top speed is estimated at a blistering 191 miles an hour.

A nine-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission handles shifting duties, trumping the six-ratio unit found in the Nissan. Both cars are all-wheel drive for maximum grip in varied conditions.

So, which of these would YOU rather have? The GT-R is much more affordable, kicking off around $110,00. On the other hand, Acura’s offering starts at a wince-inducing 158 grand. Please, compare these cars here and make sure to vote in our latest poll!

Craig Cole
Craig Cole

Born and raised in metro Detroit, Craig was steeped in mechanics from childhood. He feels as much at home with a wrench or welding gun in his hand as he does behind the wheel or in front of a camera. Putting his Bachelor's Degree in Journalism to good use, he's always pumping out videos, reviews, and features for AutoGuide.com. When the workday is over, he can be found out driving his fully restored 1936 Ford V8 sedan. Craig has covered the automotive industry full time for more than 10 years and is a member of the Automotive Press Association (APA) and Midwest Automotive Media Association (MAMA).

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