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8 Fascinating Technical Facts About The Honda NSX. Here is number 1:

We found an article in carthrottle.com called 8 Fascinating Technical Facts About The Honda NSX. Here is number 1:

1. It was the first car to have a mass-produced, all-aluminium monocoque body Honda –

The use of aluminium is prevalent in all different levels of car production these days, but not when the NSX – or New Sportscar eXperimental – was developed. Inspired by the usage of the material in the Shinkansen bullet train, the NSX’s designers decided the new Honda could – and should – be made out of it, resulting in the world’s first mass-produced aluminium car. To aid the development and spot any potential issues, a prototype all-aluminium CRX was built and put through rigorous tests.

By constructing much of the car from aluminium, the NSX ended up being 440 lbs lighter than if it had been made from steel.

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