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Motul has stuck a race livery on the Acura NSX Type S

And we're not fully sure on why. Still, looks cool, doesn't it?

Published: 24 Sep 2021
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If you’re anything like us, you’re a sucker for old race liveries. So you can forgive our interest being piqued by this curious thing – a digital rendering of the latest Acura NSX Type S in Motul livery.

Classic red’n’white graphics, HRE Vintage two-piece wheels in brushed gold… there’s a lot to like.

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Just not a whole lot we understand. It appears this design is staying digital only, just a little treat to flag up both the 50th anniversary of Motul’s 300V racing oil and the launch of a new iteration, more sustainable than ever thanks to its use of ‘non-fossil renewable materials’.

If you need a reminder, the Type S is the 600bhp run-out special for the Honda NSX’s second coming. Well, Acura NSX in the States. Which is where most of the 350-run of Type Ss will stay, none coming to Europe. So even if this Motul version did exist, we wouldn’t be able to buy it…

Top Gear's Honda NSX review is here

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