Faster and quicker than ever before.
The new 2022 Acura NSX Type S has been revealed and it’s a true treat for the automotive world. While it may be the last year for the second-generation NSX, it will at least be sunsetting with an incredible edition. Acura revealed the new NSX Type S at Monterey Car Week where thousands of automotive enthusiasts are enjoying the Californian sun and an incredible display of automotive excellence.
The new NSX Type S has more power and quickness than before thanks to a list of powertrain upgrades. These upgrades include turbochargers shared with the NSX GT3 Evo race car and a retuned 9-speed automatic transmission. Power has been increased to 600 horsepower (+27 hp) and 492 lb-ft of torque (+16 lb-ft). Acura has also increased its battery capacity by 20 percent, as well as its battery output by 10 percent.
Other upgrades for the NSX Type S include the new split 5-spoke wheels that are have increased track in the front and back, new Pirelli P-Zero tires designed specifically for the new model, a new exterior design that provides better cooling than before, new aerodynamics package that includes an NSX GT3-inspired rear diffuser, carbon fiber roof and more. Acura will also be offering the 2022 NSX Type S in the new Gotham Grey matte metallic paint, but it’s limited to just 70 of the total 350 examples in the worldwide production run (300 are destined for the U.S.). While this is a lot, Acura is also offering an available Lightweight Package that includes carbon ceramic brakes, a carbon engine cover, and carbon interior trim. This package will drop the weight of the NSX Type S by around 57.8 lbs.
Just 300 examples of the new 2022 Acura NSX Type S will be coming to the U.S. The base NSX Type S will have a starting price of $169,500 while the supercar with the Lightweight Package comes to a starting price of $182,500.