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  • 2017 NSX Tire Talk

    December 1, 2017

    Pirelli Trofeo R The 2017 Acura NSX is equipped with 245/35-19 and 305/30-20 tires. This is the ideal size for both factory wheels as well as wheels like the forged Titan 7 T-S5 from ScienceofSpeed. Tires for 19/20" wheels for the street: The standard factory tire is the Continental ContiSportContact 5P. This tire has a 240 treadwear rating. New to the market and available in factory sizes is the new Pirelli P Zero PZ4 model with a 220 treadwear rating. Also just out from Michelin is the Pilot Sport 4S. This tire is the replacement for the popular Pilot Super Sport. The treadwear rating from Michelin is 300 - however, Michelin seems to always "over-rate" their treadwear - in comparison, this tire is likely more like a 200-240 treadwear from other manufacturers. Tires for 19/20" wheels for the track: The factory optional tire is the Pirelli Trofeo R. This is a high-performance track & competition tire not ideally suited for the street in wet conditions where the tire will be more prone to hydroplaning. However, if you want the best for the track, this is an excellent choice. Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Tires for 20/21" wheels: The tire availability for wheels with a larger diameter than factory is somewhat limited at the moment. However, as 20" and 21" wheels become more popular from OEM manufacturers, more options will start to become available. For 20"/ 21" wheels with factory width (8.5" front, 11" rear), the Pirelli P Zero is available. For wheels... Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Introduces Advan GT Premium for Second Generation NSX

    November 20, 2017

    ScienceofSpeed is proud to introduce the Advan GT Premium for the Second Generation NSX. Originally debuted on the ScienceofSpeed "NSX Dream Project" at the 2017 SEMA Show - the Advan GT Premium is the first aftermarket bespoke wheel designed for the Second Generation NSX. Designed and manufactured in Japan, the Advan GT Premium wheel is a true monoblock die-forged wheel. What makes the Advan GT Premium unique to the Second Generation NSX is that the die forgings were designed specifically for this wheel for the NSX. Unlike other wheels where forgings are machined down to different wheel designs - the die forgings were engineered specifically for the Advan GT allowing optimization of weight and strength. The Advan GT Premium has been built for ScienceofSpeed bespoke to the Second Generation NSX using NSX-specific hub centric bore, bolt center, factory bolt seats, and proper width and offset. The wheels clear the factory Brembo calipers without issue. The wheel is available in 20x9.0 / 21x12.0 in Gloss Black, Gloss Advan Racing Gold, Gloss Titanium, and Gloss Hyper Black with Machined Lip - a unique finish that shifts in shade depending on ambient light. The Advan GT Premium is available from ScienceofSpeed now for the 2017 Acura NSX. Click here for more details. Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Second Generation NSX Owners Facebook Group

    November 6, 2017

    ScienceofSpeed hosts a private discussion group for owners about performance, modifications, and accessories of the Second Generation NSX and support for ScienceofSpeed products. To join, click here, then click "Join Group". This is a closed group, so please provide your car's serial number and body color. One of our moderators will add you shortly! Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed NSX Dream Project Wallpapers

    October 30, 2017

    The ScienceofSpeed "NSX Dream Project" (click for more information) debuts at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV October 30 - November 3rd. To celebrate, ScienceofSpeed releases these photos, available as desktop and cell phone wallpapers. Photography by John Bazay Photography & Design. desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920   desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 desktop 1920x1200 desktop 1920x1080 phone 1080x1920 Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed NSX Dream Project Debuts at 2017 SEMA Show

    October 30, 2017

    The ScienceofSpeed NSX Dream Project debuts at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV October 30 - November 3rd. The ScienceofSpeed NSX Dream Project will be on display in the Acura booth joining the NSX GT3 and newly released Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype. The NSX Dream Project includes ScienceofSpeed's Authentic Performance Enhancement components for the 2017 NSX - including upcoming products such as the iLIFT Pneumatic Suspension Lift System & ScienceofSpeed Liquid Injection System. Showcasing authentic performance enhancements for the second-generation NSX supercar, Acura has collaborated with ScienceofSpeed – established in 2001 – to create an aftermarket interpretation of the ultimate NSX. The "Dream Project" Acura NSX features optimized engine performance through liquid injection intercooling and free-flowing high-performance downpipes and exhaust, resulting in a combined 610 horsepower (+37) and 507 lb.-ft. torque (+31). A more aggressive stance is achieved with the ScienceofSpeed lowering kit and wider Advan GT forged wheels. To make approaching difficult driveways and speed bumps easier, ScienceofSpeed integrated automatic sensing suspension technology from iLIFT which uses patented sensors to automatically raise the front axle of the NSX two-inches when obstacles are detected. The Dream Project NSX features thoughtfully executed exterior and interior styling enhancements including a gloss black roof in homage to the first-generation NSX, a more aggressive GT3 inspired aero kit and custom interior highlighted by Recaro racing seats. "ScienceofSpeed is thrilled to present our expression of the second generation NSX unlimited and unrestricted," said Chris Willson, General Manager of ScienceofSpeed. "Devoted NSX fans share in... Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Announces the SEMA "NSX Dream Project"

    October 4, 2017

    Follow along for the build of ScienceofSpeed's "NSX Dream Project" - a 2017 Acura NSX to be showcased in the Acura booth at the 2017 SEMA Show. ScienceofSpeed is posting daily photo and video updates on its Facebook & Instagram feeds through the month of October. Check out this video, entitled #NSXStory, an introduction to the project: About: ScienceofSpeed specializes in the first and second generation NSX and has worked closely with the NSX community to push the boundaries of these groundbreaking supercars. The Acura NSX, Road & Track Performance Car of the Year, is Acura's mid-engined all-wheel drive next-generation sports car. The SEMA Show is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world and takes place between Oct 31 - Nov 3 in Las Vegas, NV. Read more

  • What is NSXPO to you?

    September 25, 2017

    What is NSXPO to you? For us - NSXPO is a gathering of NSX enthusiasts and their special automobiles. But most importantly, a gathering of NSX family. This year, we reconnected with family for the 16th time in Elkhart Lake Wisconsin to partake of a very special pocket of the country that is home to the historic Road America racetrack and a hub of NSX greatness including RealTime Racing and the RealTime Racing Collection Hall. Over the years, you've trusted ScienceofSpeed with your business which in turn has allowed us to grow and support your community. We are proud to again return and participate as a major sponsor for the event. We reconnected with friends and appreciated all of you that shared your stories of how we've participated in the enjoyment of your NSX. There were eight NSX at the event which had rebuilt engines and transmissions from ScienceofSpeed. Over the years, we have taken a special joy in breathing new life into NSX to keep as many first generation cars on the road as possible. We had a special opportunity to rebuild Andy M's turbocharged NSX on a tight time frame before the event which allowed him to pick up the car the week before the event and drive over 1700 miles home, drive to NSXPO, and enjoy Road America with his NSX. It has also been a dream realized to see second generation NSXes as a part of NSXPO and we look forward to seeing more in the future... Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Sport Downpipe Set - Installation Tips Video

    August 24, 2017

    Watch this video for installation tips of the ScienceofSpeed Sport Downpipe Set for 2017-on Acura NSX. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgP7VFjCxPU Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Customer 2017 NSX at the Rush Rally

    August 24, 2017

    Ryan brought us his newly purchased 2017 Acura NSX in preparation for the 2017 Pure Rally. A number of ScienceofSpeed products were installed, including ScienceofSpeed Bumper Guards, ScienceofSpeed Sport Downpipes, Sport+ Exhaust, ScienceofSpeed Suspension Lowering Kit, and many other ScienceofSpeed components to be released in the near future. ScienceofSpeed is proud to have been a part of Ryan's 2017 Acura NSX build. Ryan's car was featured on Top Gear's Facebook page and just returned from the 3,000 mile rally. Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Sport Downpipe Set & Race Exhaust Video

    July 20, 2017

    Looking to add downpipes to your NSX? We can not emphasize enough the importance of the factory heat shields that attach to the downpipes and exhaust. Because of the pocket in the chassis where the downpipes are positioned, there is very limited airflow in this area. In presentations given, the factory development team explained the challenges of heat management in this area. The ScienceofSpeed Sport Downpipe Set is the only design on the market that retains all four of the factory heat shields. This critical feature was one of the most difficult elements in the design of the downpipes while optimizing flow and acoustic properties. 3D scanning was utilized and multiple revisions were required to achieve precision fitment of flanges and heat shields. The ScienceofSpeed Race (Valve Delete) and the upcoming Sport (Valved) exhaust designs also retain the factory heat shields. Please find a video clip below showcasing the ScienceofSpeed Sport Downpipes and Race Exhaust. Please click for more product info. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cudIzeaiUsc Read more

  • Introducing the Revised ScienceofSpeed.com with 2017 NSX Catalog

    July 14, 2017

    The ScienceofSpeed Team is excited to bring to you our revised website and new catalog for the 2017 Acura NSX! With over sixteen years of specialization centered on the NSX and S2000 our company has evolved into the premiere provider of high-quality, bespoke performance parts and accessories for these unique vehicles. As part of our commitment to NSX owners we have been working on a heritage program to continue meeting the restoration and repair needs of the first generation NSX, and are excited to extend the same dedication to owners of the 2017 NSX as we welcome them to our family. ScienceofSpeed has been gearing up over the past three years in anticipation of the new 2017 NSX. Due to the complexity of the new hybrid powertrain, a state of the art all-wheel drive Superflow dynamometer was installed and we've added to our staff an automotive engineer who joins a team of seasoned industry professionals. ScienceofSpeed began the parts development program for the new NSX earlier this year by first studying the powertrain, engine, and electric motor control units to develop a testing protocol that we shared information about here. Once this was done, we began a parts development program largely prioritized by feedback from customers and our own experiences with the car. Today, we're happy to unveil our revised website - which includes many improvements recommended by our customers as well as the catalog for the 2017 NSX. The catalog includes twenty new performance and accessory products for the 2017... Read more

  • Powertrain Performance Testing the 2017 NSX

    July 3, 2017

    The technologically advanced 2017 Acura NSX has been an exciting platform for us to become familiar with. We would like to share some of the insight we have gained in our experience of testing the 2017 NSX should you decide to have your new NSX tested on a chassis dynamometer. Chassis dynamometer type: The electrified powertrain 2017 NSX utilizes a twin electric motor unit providing propulsion to the front wheels and a twin turbocharged internal combustion engine with a single electric motor providing propulsion to the rear wheels. An all-wheel drive dynamometer is required, and we believe that a mechanically linked system is required for the various electric control modules to work properly during testing. The engineering grade chassis dynamometer at ScienceofSpeed is manufactured by Superflow. The front and rear roll-sets are coupled with a mechanical driveshaft and feature independent load cells in the front and rear to measure front and rear torque split. The mechanically coupled roll-sets allow the car to be tested as if it was on a flat road and an eddy current power absorber can introduce load to simulate a grade or to hold the engine at specific engine speed and load points. Strapping Technique: Securing the car for safety and repeatable results is important. Before mounting the NSX on the chassis dynamometer, we remove the front and rear plastic brake ducts mounted to the lower control arms. These are mounted with M6 bolts, and only take minutes to remove. While this is done, the chassis... Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed a Top 5 Yokohama Advan Wheel dealer in 2016

    November 14, 2016

    Thank you to all of our customers for making ScienceofSpeed a Top 5 Yokohama Advan Wheel dealer in 2016! We accepted the aware at the 2016 SEMA show, presented by Mr. Osamu Hagiwara, Manager and Chief Designer of Yokohama Wheels. This FRIDAY is your last day to get in your order to take advantage of special Rays and Yokohama / Advan SEMA pricing. Call 480-894-6277 or e-mail info@ScienceofSpeed.com today! Read more

  • Thank you NSXPO 2016 Organizers!

    November 9, 2016

    A stunning NSXPO! Every year NSXPO is our opportunity to say thank you for allowing us to be a part of your community - thank you! Special thanks to Wei-Shen Chin, Ole Sorenson, Nabil Armaly, Chin Motorsports, the NSX Club of America Southeast Region, Peter Cunningham, Nick Robinson, and the rest of the Acura team for making this NSXPO another to remember. See you in Wisconsin in 2017! Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed NSX & S2000 Reunited!

    November 4, 2016

    The retired ScienceofSpeed NSX reunited with the Unlimited S2000 at Inde Motorsports Ranch in Wilcox Arizona. ScienceofSpeed completed final shake down of the first of three unlimited S2000s built by ScienceofSpeed. This first model was recently purchased by a customer who happened to also recently purchase the retired ScienceofSpeed widebody NSX. The two were joined by the third unlimited S2000 built by ScienceofSpeed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXZbM93xTxk Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Celebrates 15 Year Anniversary

    November 2, 2016

    As you may know, ScienceofSpeed is celebrating our fifteenth anniversary. We know we wouldn't be here without our customers - thank you! If you place an order between January through June of this year - we sent you an e-mail today with details on a customer service survey. We'd appreciate it if you would provide your feedback! Thank you all, and have a great weekend! Read more

  • NSXPO 2015 - Palm Springs, CA

    October 12, 2015

    NSXPO 2015 was one to remember! ScienceofSpeed joined NSX owners and enthusiasts from around the country and the world to celebrate twenty-five years of the NSX - and to help usher in the next generation NSX. ScienceofSpeed was proud to again be a major sponsor of this marquee event. Here's a little toast - where we were able to introduce three stunning examples of the NSX on stage, including introducing the next generation NSX - in its first public appearance! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-Ap7n2TWiw Read more

  • NSX Values Increasing

    November 9, 2014

    The NSX has long been a sound vehicle investment - aside from holding its value well - it's always been guaranteed to remind us when driving what a fantastic car it truly is. Especially recently, values of especially clean, low mile examples have strongly increased. We believe this is largely due to the factory that are very few analogs sold previously, or today, that pose a better performance value - especially when considering the unusual and extraordinary reliability factor for this class of vehicle. We have long been driven by offering performance parts that offer not only good value and durability, but also designs that minimize permanent impact to the car. While we believe that you should be able to modify your car to your taste - it's certainly nice to know that things can always be returned back to factory. Even our twin turbocharger system for the NSX is completely reversible! Despite being amazingly reliable - the NSX does require maintenance. Keep your NSX healthy and keep your investment strong by following standard factory recommended service intervals. ScienceofSpeed offers a full-service facility for NSX maintenance, and we'd be happy to discuss your needs. There are a few items which do commonly fail on the NSX. We recommend considering several components that we offer to maintain the NSX's reliable standards including window regulator retainers, door repair levers, window guide bushings, stereo amp repairs, climate control unit repairs, and ABS system upgrades. Have any other issues with your NSX you'd like... Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed delivers Unlimited S2000 to SEMA

    October 28, 2012

    ScienceofSpeed arrives in Las Vegas for the 2012 SEMA show. Check our new Unlimited S2000 in the North Entrance Lobby. Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed at Chuckwalla - Unlimited S2000 Shake Down

    October 14, 2012

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7DnBOPC5FhA&hd=1 ScienceofSpeed visits Chuckwalla Raceway (Desert Center, CA) for its first shake down of the new Unlimited S2000. Counterclockwise configuration, 2880 full competition weight, 340 whp, NT01 practice tires, 1:59.2. Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Unlimited S2000 Project

    October 4, 2012

    White. There's a certain understated power and elegance that it possesses. A certain purity and balance as well - perhaps the reason why Honda chose it as the color of its classic F1 cars. Three months ago, ScienceofSpeed began the Unlimited S2000 Project - the construction of our Unlimited Class race car - and this balance was used as our guide. The car was built for NASA TTU / Super Unlimited - essentially unlimited race classes with each car being leveled by a certain power/weight formula. While built to be competitive, the primary purpose of this car is for the development and testing of a number of new forthcoming products by ScienceofSpeed for the Honda S2000. From powerplant to suspension, each product is being developed and put to the test on this rolling test bench. The products in development are not necessarily only race car parts - but are being tested in the most demanding environment we can think of. The goal for the car was a curb weight of 2600 lbs (2780 with driver), capable of 500 bhp. With open aerodynamics modifications allowed, J's Racing new Type-GT Aero Kit was selected. This widebody would allow the addition of 10.5" wide wheels and 280mm wide tires. ScienceofSpeed's new prototype TS-MAX twin scroll ball bearing turbocharger system produces 500 bhp and is put down through Ray's new Gram Lights 57Xtreme wheels with Yokohama A005 slick tires. Engine and charge cooling is courtesy of ScienceofSpeed's V-mount intercooler/radiator. Wheel motion control is being... Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Wins 2012 Modified Magazine Tuner Shootout!

    August 1, 2012

    Proving the NSX is still a benchmark of performance, ScienceofSpeed has captured an overall win and RWD class win in Modified Magazine's 2012 Tuner Shootout presented by Continental Tire. ScienceofSpeed's 1992 Acura NSX, twin turbocharged producing 650 wheel horsepower. The car scored well in time attack, dyno, drag, and emissions (posting one of the best HC outputs of all the cars). The issue can be found on newsstands now. Read more

  • Diary of the 2012 Modified Magazine Tuner Shootout

    April 12, 2012

    Modified Magazine’s Tuner Shootout has become one of the most highly anticipated and hard-fought import tuner competitions in the industry. Tuners compete against each other in a variety of all out power, road race, drag race, and autocross racing events. You may remember from prior years that ScienceofSpeed has competed twice in Modified Magazine's Tuner Shootout as well as Sport Compact’s and SuperStreet’s Super Lap Battles. We've done ok in the past - but never had the car setup with the horsepower to be truly competitive. Last year, we brought a 3.5L high compression NSX with individual throttle body induction to the Modified event. At nearly 400 whp - the car was the highest naturally aspirated car to compete - although still one of the lowest horsepower cars overall in the competition. These tuner shoot outs aren't like typical racing venues where power to weight is limited - in fact, the more power the better your score! We did well in the past with a rear wheel drive 1st place finish - but this year, we wanted to bring a car that was more competitive - and competitive means power! We were invited to join the event in early February, which gave us about 7 weeks to prepare. We found out the magazine had decided “no more race cars” this year – this year, it would be a battle of street cars. Emissions and sound testing would be added to the competition, and the cars would be required to use... Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed to compete in 2012 Modified Magazine Tuner Shootout

    February 18, 2012

    ScienceofSpeed has been invited to compete in the 2012 Modified Magazine Tuner Shootout. This year, there's a twist! Entrants must bring street cars to the competition - in addition to the normal road course, autocross, drag race, and dyno session, cars will also be tested for emissions and sound quality. Tires will also be changed from prior years - this year, the spec tire is the Continental ExtremeContact DW - a 340 treadwear all-season tire. Not something that you'd really ever see used for track use. This will likely be a challenge for drivers to keep the traction to the road - and should make things pretty interesting! We will be competing with our twin turbocharged 92 Acura NSX. The event is at the end of March - preparations are underway to make the event! Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed Completes Move to New Chandler, AZ Facility

    February 12, 2012

    ScienceofSpeed, LLC has completed the company's move to its new headquarters in Chandler, AZ. The facility, a free standing 9700 sq ft building, will house ScienceofSpeed's sales, R & D, support, and service departments. Purchased and customized for ScienceofSpeed, the building will allow additional expansion of product testing, engine design, assembly, and testing, as well as in house manufacturing. Established in 2001, ScienceofSpeed specializes NSX & S2000 performance. Read more

  • Save the date - NSXPO 2011!

    May 7, 2011

    Save the Date! NSXPO 2011 will be held in New Jersey and Pennsylvania along the scenic Delaware River from September 22 through September 27, 2011. Hotel accommodations will be available at the Sheraton Bucks County Hotel in Langhorne, PA.  Track days will be September 26-27 at the New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, NJ.  Plans are being made for Tech Sessions and runs through the scenic back roads of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. check out the NSXPO 2011 website! http://nsxpo2011.com/ Read more

  • ScienceofSpeed, NSX and S2000 Performance Specialists, competes in Modified Magazine’s 2011 Tuner Shootout at Firebird International Raceway

    April 11, 2011

    The Modified Magazine Tuner Shootout event consists of four stages of tests including dyno, quarter mile, high speed autocross, and a time attack road course. The event is sponsored by Continental Tires, - which provided the Continental Grand Am tire - as the spec tire required for use by all competitors. ScienceofSpeed entered two vehicles into the competition: ScienceofSpeed's 1992 Acura NSX and 2005 Honda S2000. The NSX is powered by a high compression 3.5L engine with individual throttles producing 450 bhp and the S2000 is ScienceofSpeed's new test vehicle for S2000 products. Both vehicles utilize JRZ suspensions. Mike Spec piloted the NSX and Chris Willson, ScienceofSpeed General Manager, drove the S2000. Chris Willson has this report from the event: This is the second time for ScienceofSpeed to compete in Modified Magazine's Tuner Shootout. The last event we participated in was in 2009. Our NSX's powerplant has dramatically changed since 2009. The car now is powered by a high compression ScienceofSpeed 3.5L engine which features our new stroked crankshaft, connecting rods, and pistons, as well as high lift camshaft. The engine is fed by ScienceofSpeed individual throttle bodies. Despite producing 450 bhp, we knew the car would be at a slight power disadvantage in this event due to its format. Unlike typical racing, there is no power limit or power to weight limit. In fact, the higher the power, the more points are rewarded. From past experience, we expected most of the cars to be turbocharged making in excess of... Read more

  • thank you for joining ScienceofSpeed to contibute to the Japanese disaster relief

    March 6, 2011

    We feel very fortunate that over the past ten years we've been able return a portion of our earnings back to our customers and the community in general. We appreciate our customers continued business and support - and giving back only feels natural. In addition to ScienceofSpeed being a title sponsor for nine of the last NSX Club of America NSXPOs and several other NSX & S2000 club events to benefit our customers - we've recently had the opportunity to give back in the way of making a contribution to the Red Cross for Japanese disaster relief. We joined with the NSX Club of America to also host a benefit auction for a ScienceofSpeed Twin Turbocharger System in which the auction proceeds were able to provide benefit to five NSX Club of Japan members directly affected by the disasters in Japan- which you can read more about here: http://www.nsxprime.com/forums/showthread.php?t=147384 We know many of you have also contributed to charitable organizations to benefit those affected by these disasters, and many also contributed to the NSX Club of Japan to assist its members. Thank you for reminding us of the wonderful people we serve! Read more