2020 Nissan GT-R vs. 2020 Acura NSX

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  • More total horsepower and torque (GT-R Track Edition and NISMO) – The 3.8-liter twin turbo V6 engine in GT-R Track Edition and GT-R NISMO is more powerful than NSX’s 3.5-liter hybrid system.
    • 27 more horsepower than NSX (600 hp vs. 573)
    • 5 more lb-ft of torque than NSX (481 lb-ft vs. 476)
  • 4-passenger seating – With two seats in the front and back, GT-R can seat up to four passengers. NSX is only a 2-seat vehicle.
  • Stopwatch and log book functions – GT-R’s video-game-inspired multi-function display includes log book and stopwatch functions for drivers to track their performance data. NSX does not offer such a feature.
  • Larger interior passenger volume1 – The much roomier GT-R has 24.3 cubic feet more interior passenger volume than NSX (79.0 cu. ft. vs. 54.7).
  • Larger cargo capacity1 – GT-R also has 4.4 cubic feet more cargo room than NSX (8.8 cu. ft. vs. 4.4). That’s twice as much cargo capacity!

Additional Advantages

  • Standard rear spoiler (vs. available)
  • Two more speakers in premium audio system (11 vs. 9)
  • Standard SiriusXM® Radio2 (vs. available)
  • More leg room1


acura nsx rear view

The NSX is Acura’s mid-engine 2-seat supercar. It comes well-equipped and can be customized with individual “Factory-Installed Features (FIF)” to suit each customer’s needs. NSX has a hybrid powertrain:

  • Electric hybrid motors paired to twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter DOHC V6 engine
    • 500 horsepower (internal combustion engine)
    • 573 total system horsepower
  • Electric Super Handling All-Wheel Drive
  • 9-speed dual clutch transmission

The NSX is an impressive performance machine with a powerful hybrid engine system and all-wheel drive. GT-R offers impressive, track-worthy performance from its twin-turbo V6 and all-wheel drive system. Premium braking and suspension features add to the GT-R performance appeal and a back seat means up to four people can enjoy the outstanding ride.


NSX carries over with the following change:

  • Indy Yellow Pearl exterior color

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Premium NSX
Track Edition NSX with Carbon Fiber Exterior Sport Package
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