Road Tests Real world tests of Supra Turbo vs Acura NSX

0-60mph

Top speed

Supra Turbo
156 mph
Acura NSX
175 mph

0-100mph

Supra Turbo
12.3 s
Acura NSX
12.2 s

1/4 mile

Supra Turbo
13.7 s
Acura NSX
13.4 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Toyota Supra Turbo

Reasons to consider the
Toyota Supra Turbo

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More torque 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM vs 224 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM Around 45% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster to 60mph 5 s vs 5.5 s Around 10% faster to 60mph
Slightly more powerful engine 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 290 HP @ 7,100 RPM More than 10% stronger engine
Front view of Acura NSX

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Acura NSX

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Way more expensive sticker price $89k vs $38k More than 2.2x more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 175 mph vs 156 mph 19 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way higher redline 8,000 RPM vs 6,800 RPM Around 20% more revs
Lighter curb weight 3,153 lb vs 3,408 lb More than 5% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Supra Turbo  vs
Acura NSX 
Brand Toyota Acura
Price 38,000 89,000
Year 1993-1997 2002

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.58 lb/hp 10.87 lb/hp
Maximum hp 322 HP @ 5,800 RPM 290 HP @ 7,100 RPM
Maximum torque 321 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM 224 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM 8,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,000 cc 3,179 cc
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.5:1 10.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 3.39 in 3.66 in / 3.07 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Supra Turbo  vs
Acura NSX 
Top speed 156 mph 175 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 13.4 s
0-60mph 5 s 5.5 s
0-100mph 12.3 s 12.2 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.27:1 4.06:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 432/? 203 432/? 178
Rear wheels 432/? 241 432/? 229

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,408 lb 3,153 lb
Width 71.3 in 71.3 in
Height 50.2 in 46.1 in
Length 177.7 in 174.2 in
Front track width 59.9 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 100.4 in 99.6 in
Toyota Supra Turbo
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