Welcome to the 2017 Acura NSX.

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It's a car designed to be as home on the track as on the road.

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But, we started on the track, of course.

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It's powered by a 500-horsepower, 3.5-liter V-6.

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That V-6 has twin turbos, but it also has a lot more help.

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Three electric motors augment the experience, meaning yes, this is a hybrid -- a 573-horsepower hybrid.

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This gives it plenty of acceleration down the straights.

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And the (optional) carbon ceramic brakes perform incredibly well on the track.

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Red will likely be the most common color, but there are more to choose from...

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In fact, there are four separate shades of white/silver to choose from.

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The car is long and low.

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The distinctive styling is reminiscent of the current Accord and Honda's Clarity fuel cell concept.

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But the NSX certainly is its own car.

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Despite the angular shape, the car is very aerodynamic, developing downforce at speed.

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Carbon ceramic brakes and big, 20-inch wheels up front.

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Wide and low, as supercars should be.

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A small lip spoiler is optional, made of carbon fiber, of course.

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Vents in the hood provide a place for the radiator air to go, also generating downforce.

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Flying buttresses. So necessary.

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The rear of the car contains plenty more aerodynamic vents.

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The quad-tip exhaust is remarkably small.

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There's the V-6, under there somewhere.

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Carbon fiber roof is an option.

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Another look at those hood vents.

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The interior is well-appointed.

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Push-button gear selection.

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Infotainment system is straight out of a Civic or HR-V. Android Auto and CarPlay are here.

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Digital dashboard reconfigures itself dynamically.

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The most important button.

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Quality materials everywhere.

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Simple steering wheel with just enough controls and a fat, sporty shape.

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Seats, too, are plush yet supportive.

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Another look at the available colors.

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Regardless of hue: it's a great ride.

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