The 2017 Acura NSX vs The 2017 Audi R8

2017 Acura NSX

2017 Acura NSX
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2017 Audi R8

2017 Audi R8
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Finally available for drivers in the Chicago, Naperville, and Elmhurst area, the 2017 Acura NSX makes its debut at McGrath Acura of Westmont. With its incredibly striking exterior style and its powerful, comfortable, and athletic ride, the NSX races past all of its competition. Take a look at this side-by-side comparison with the elegant 2017 Audi R8, and let the NSX amaze you with a test drive at McGrath Acura of Westmont.

How Does it Perform?

Underneath its gorgeous hood, the new Acura NSX boasts a pair of electric motors and a twin-turbocharged V6 engine. This mighty engine emits 573 horsepower and 476 lb-ft of torque, helping the new NSX accelerate like a dream and roar throughout Chicagoland. And, with a top track speed of 191 miles per hour, the NSX one of the fastest cars on the road today. It blows past the competition, outpacing the 540 horsepower of the 2017 Audi R8’s 40-valve V10 FSI engine.

Acura built the NSX to make quick times around the track, and their flagship sports car features superior handling and overall performance to the Audi R8. The NSX boasts a slightly shorter body, which allows for sharper and more precise turning, and its light multi-material body keeps it nimble and agile. Similarly, the innovative double wishbone front suspension of the NSX gives it incredibly responsive handling. This combination allows it to handle the road with greater precision and athleticism than the longer and more rigid Audi R8.

Available Features

When it comes to entertainment, comfort, and safety, the 2017 Acura NSX again wins out over the competition. Check out its suite of features below:

  • Milano leather seats
  • Heated seats
  • Leather-wrapped steering wheel with carbon fiber trim
  • Nine-speaker ELS studio premium audio system
  • Satellite-linked navigation with voice recognition
  • Adaptive cruise control

Now, let’s take a look at the R8 and see how its features compare:

  • Nappa leather seats
  • heated seats
  • Three-spoke steering wheel
  • 12-speaker audio system
  • Available navigation
  • Conventional cruise control

Choosing the Right Vehicle for You

The 2017 Audi R8 possesses a competitive selection of interior comfort-enhancing features, but it’s not quite able to match the elegance of the 2017 Acura NSX’ appointments. Similarly, the Acura NSX edges out the R8 in power, torque, and handling. Overall, the Acura NSX simply boasts a more powerful and more intelligent ride. It is no wonder the NSX has been so hotly anticipated, and it’s clear which car won this comparison.

Visit McGrath Acura of Westmont to Try the 2017 Acura NSX

Ready to take the 2017 Acura NSX out for a spin in Chicagoland? Stop into McGrath Acura of Westmont at 400 East Ogden Avenue in Westmont, IL for a test drive today. Contact us online, or give us a call at  888-299-8727 to get started.