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Honda Mobil 1 NSX (JGTC) '01
Honda-mobil-1-nsx-jgtc-01
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[1]
Interior in GT6 Simple[2]
Manufacturer Honda
Drivetrain MR[3]
Engine GT500-spec 3.5-liter V6
Max Power 469 BHP
Performance Points 561 PP
Weight 1,150 kilograms (2,500 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 2.45 kg (5.4 lb) per horsepower

The Honda Mobil 1 NSX (JGTC) '01 is a Race car produced by Honda. It appears in Gran Turismo Concept, Gran Turismo 4, Gran Turismo PSP, Gran Turismo 5, and Gran Turismo 6.

The car appears to be the #64 driven by Tsugio Matsuda and Dominik Schwager, who scored an 8th place finish in the GT500 class of the 2001 JGTC season.

In-game descriptionEdit

"The GT machine of the team led by Satoru Nakajima."


Nakajima Planning, a race team founded by former Formula 1 driver Satoru Nakajima, entered a Mobil 1-sponsored Honda (Acura) NSX in the 2001 Japan Grand Touring Car Championship (JGTC). The NSX, which underwent a thorough change in 2000 that centered on a specially built smaller gearbox, was at the peak of its competitive power. The 2001 model was an improved version of the previous model where the gearbox was strengthened for better reliability.

Driving the car for Nakajima were Tsugio Matsuda and German racer Dominik Schwager, a duo active in the Formula car racing scene. This year marked the first time Matsuda contested in the JGTC. Unfortunately, the NSX suffered a setback with new regulations concerning the shape of the roof-mounted air snorkel. The new shape resulted in loss of engine power, which gave it a big disadvantage coming out of corners. Adding to the dismay was the 50-kg weight handicap subjected to all mid-engine cars.

Thanks to a clever pit strategy, the Schwager-Matsuda won the fifth race at Twin Ring Motegi, but after that things went downhill. The car failed to earn any more championship points and stalled in the rankings at 8th place. Nevertheless, spurred on by Nakajima's famous name, the white-colored Mobil 1 NSX was a crowd favorite at almost every JGTC venue and thrilled many fans that year.

AcquisitionEdit

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 750,000 Credits. It is a simplified car.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Honda Mobil 1 NSX (JGTC) '01 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 737,575 Credits. It is a Level 17 car.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 1,000,000 Credits.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Honda New Cars Dealership for 1,350,000 Credits.

VideosEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  2. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  3. Mid-engined; Rear-Wheel Drive

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