Hammond drives the icons: Honda NSX
The everyday supercar developed by Ayrton Senna hasn't got any less fun...
Posted: 26 Jun 2012
I know, snappy title – maybe it’s a language thing. But, naming aside, with an aluminium V6 mid-mounted in the aluminium chassis and all covered with that wedge-shaped body made of, you guessed it, aluminium, there was no doubting it was a supercar. It looked more supercar than some supercars of the time. And if the naff name stuck in your craw, there was another name closely associated with the NSX that more than made up for it. Ayrton Senna helped develop it, particularly the chassis, and was seen driving the things all over the world. That kind of stuff helps sell a car.