Acura is marking 30 years since the shot heard ‘round the automotive world -- the 1989 global debut of the first-generation Acura NSX. The first mid-engine exotic without a European pedigree, NSX was a low slung, super light, high-revving machine sporting the world’s first all-aluminum monocoque, titanium connecting rods, a VTEC valvetrain and levels of quality and daily driving comfort unheard of in sports cars of the time.

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It began as a dream and went beyond the boundaries of imagination, culminating in the birth of the Acura NSX. See the technology that’s revolutionizing the world of automotive engineering.

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