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Honda NSX

Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Honda NSX


On the inside

Layout, finish and space

2017 Honda NSX interior

As you approach the NSX the door handles come to life and project outwards. There’s no swan, gullwing or other avian trickery here, just standard doors, and the seats are plush, comfortable and designed to hold you tightly when the NSX starts upping its game.

It all looks suitably modern and stylish, but our biggest issue is with some of the materials used – at least in the early car we drive, what looked like metal was often plastic, removing a layer of authenticity from some of the key touch points, most notably the door handles, dynamic mode selector and paddle shifts. Honda says some of this may get addressed before final production begins.

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