Would you spend $125,000 on this gorgeous Honda NSX?
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When you think of Japanese supercars, there are only three cars that come to mind — Nissan's R35 GTR, Honda's current NSX, and their legendary first-generation NSX.
First released in the early nineties, the NSX instantly took everyone by surprise as Japan had never produced anything of the sort.
With help from Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna, Honda had developed a mid-engined supercar that rivaled the expensive Italian brands of its time.
Powered by a 3.0-litre V6 engine that sat behind the driver's head, the design was the exact opposite of Honda's front-engined, front-wheel drive format that they were used to.
Just like other high-performance Japanese cars of its time, prices of the NSX have absolutely skyrocketed in the past few years and this car is an example of that.
It's listed on the US trading site Bring a Trailer for a whopping $85,000 USD ($125,231 NZD), a price that has divided the internet.
With only 187 genuine miles on the clock, you'd expect this NSX to attract a hefty price, but has the seller gone overboard with this one?
There were only 34 NSX models produced in Brooklands Green that year, and with an immaculate black leather interior, you'd be hard-pressed to find a more immaculate example.
While the lack of miles on the clock does drive up the car's value, it is a shame to see such a wonderful driving machine not being used for what it was designed to do.
According to the listing, the car's original owner “was a collector who reportedly possesses 40+ cars all showing under 500 miles, which are kept stored in a climate-controlled facility.”
With only six days of the auction left, it will be interesting to see if the Japanese classic does fetch the hefty asking price.