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 Date: November 13, 2008 14:03
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Spoon Sports/Opak Racing
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


Avid Honda fans have probably already seen mention of this car in Road & Track or over at GTChannel.com (and here), but here are a few more details and photos on the Spoon Signature NSX-R GT. The Spoon Signature NSX-R GT is set to be formally announced at the 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon in January. Spoon will be racing a specially prepared version of the NSX-R at the Macau Grand Prix this coming weekend. According to GTChannel.com, Spoon's race-prepped NSX-R features a 450hp naturally-aspirated 3.5L V6 capable of turning 9800rpm, all in a 950kg package.

Pricing of the roadgoing version is expected to come in at around $150,000. Spoon plans to manufacturer five of these in 2009. Total potential quantities are unknown but are thought to be limited to around 20 to 25. Opak Racing (based in Northern California) will also offer kits to convert existing NSXs to Type-R specs. "The kit contains all the Type-R parts for conversion, including Spoon-prepped engine and transmission, with Spoon aero kit. TypeR parts: interior, door panel, dash, gauge cluster, steering, seats, carpets, accessories,etc. Wheels, (brake and suspension system by Spoon)."

Spoon Signature NSX Type-R GT
Engine NA 3.2 L , Approx. 300HP
Turbo 3.0L Approx. 450HP
Spoon Balanced and Blue printed
Spoon Yellow valve Cover
All internals are Spoon balanced
Transmission 6-speed manual
Option: Automatic
Color White, Black, Yellow, Blue
Available Type R colors
Seats Type-R
Red or Black
Wheels F: TypeR 17”x 7 ˝”
R: TypeR 17”x 8 ˝”
Tires F: 215 40 17
R: 255 40 17
Bridgestone or BF Goodrich
Air/Heat Type-R Standard
LSD Type-R Standard
Exhaust Spoon Dual Exhaust for NA
Spoon Single Exhaust for Turbo
Brake system Spoon Monoblock Calipers
Spoon Large Rotors
Spoon Brake pads
Spoon Brake lines
Suspension Spoon Custom Dampers
Air duct Spoon Unicorn and sides air duct
Front Bumper Spoon aero
Rear Bumper Spoon aero
Carpet Type-R Red or black
Instruments Type-R
Door interior panels Type-R
Lighting and lens Type-R

Options:

  • Turbo Charge
  • Dry carbon Fiber trunk
  • Dry Carbon Door panels
  • Driver’s side airbag

Not included in the price:

  • Shipment from Japan to US by Container ship.
  • Tax – Homeland Security
  • DMV Registration

The Spoon NSX will be tuned prior to shipment. Spoon warranty applies to engine and transmission.

For more info: Email: info@spoonsports.us or call Edmun Laurea at (650) 204 9483

Last edited by JeffX on November 13, 2008 17:53

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