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Has the fashionably late Honda NSX actually arrived? Not quite, sorry. This thing has been trailed for so long that many of its advances have been equalled by others. After the original NSX died a decade ago, the concept for this new one launched in early 2012. Now, in late 2015, we’re getting our first taste. It doesn’t launch in Britain until late 2016, at a price yet unannounced but in the ill-defined suburbs of £150,000. So what is it? Headline act is the drive system. Behind the NSX’s front seats lurks a compact 3.5-litre twin-turbo V6 making 500bhp. It’s dry-sumped to keep the centre of gravity low, and has direct injection. Frankly this isn’t one of Honda’s more sophisticated engines: a Civic Type R has VTEC, but this doesn’t.