• Jun 21, 2008
Who needs Blade Runner technology to get the details in a photo when you've got Photoshop? The folks over at Temple of VTEC have gleaned the dimensions of the Acura NSX mule by starting with the widths of a German license plate and the Honda S2000 door. The mule appears to be shorter, but taller and wider than the previous NSX, with a longer wheelbase. VTEC also has a chart comparing the estimated dimensions with those of the Nissan GT-R, Porsche GT2, and Corvette Z06. While the exact measurements could be slightly off, they should fit together in relation to each other. We expect that in design and dimension the mule's bodywork has little to do with the final NSX -- but we probably have a year and change before we find out... Thanks for the tip, Eugene!
[Source: Temple of VTEC]


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      • 6 Years Ago
      Looks like the 350Z and/or an Aston Martin.
      • 6 Years Ago
      "We expect that in design and dimension the mule's bodywork has little to do with the final NSX"

      i doubt, cause mule has too many visually obscuring elements on it's surface
        • 6 Years Ago
        I agree. I dunno why everybody seems so critical... and I admit I was very critical at first also, but after paying close attention I realized that may be very far from production spec. My suspicions are even confirmed further with TOV confirming that the doors & wheels are from the S2K... it's just an odd jigsaw puzzle of parts. I really hope the final design is much better. It seems the mechanical bits are on the right track... 7:30s on the 'Ring is nothing to sneeze at.
      • 6 Years Ago
      It's Photoshop. Never has been PhotoShop!
      • 6 Years Ago
      Honda would be foolish to scrap the original NSX body style in order to ape the Nissan 350z look of this mule.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Does anyone think this just looks like an updated 300ZX?not 350Z... I am sure it's going to be a great car, but come on engineers!
        • 6 Years Ago
        I was thinking the exact same thing earlier today when I passed an all black 300zx. This next NSX looks like a bloated 300zx on steroids...which is OK with me because the 300zx is still one of the best looking sportscars of the last two decades.
        • 6 Years Ago
        It reminded me more of the Supra twin turbo. Maybe a Supra crossed with a DB9 or a Nissan GT-R.
      • 6 Years Ago
      This is a horrible car, even for a mule or propotype.

      I hope this will not end with a ASCC.

      Loved the HSC concept....
        • 6 Years Ago
        Well, the point of mules and prototypes is to make sure the final real production car which people actually buy isn't crap, and EVEN this mule seems to be one heck of a performer
      • 6 Years Ago
      Honda would be foolish to scrap the original NSX body style in order to ape the Nissan 350z look of this mule.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Anyone else think this looks a lot like a vanquish?
      • 6 Years Ago
      How the heck do ppl give a verdict on the aesthetics of the car when it's completely covered in camo panels and camo patterns? Ugh, the collective stupidity of the internet. While I don't think it's a simple mule, you can't tell anything from those pics.

      And I don't see how that's an S2000 door. The S2k isn't as sharply raked as this door.

      http://www.techfresh.net/wp-content/uploads/2007/10/s2000cr_02.jpg
        • 6 Years Ago
        Nvm about the door, I find vtec.net's use of "this" to be inaccurate. Should've been "that" mule, meaning this door isn't at all the S2k.

        I don't even think it's a mule. A mule wouldn't have distinctive door shapes, body lines (that TL line through the door), dash, etc. It's the full-blown car covered in camo. But since it has until 2010, it can definitely change a bit.
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