Built in a limited series of 50 cars for the North American Market, the Alex Zanardi edition was basically a lightweight NSX coupe.
The were produced to commemorate Zanardi’s championship CART seasons and painted New Formula Red to match the CART racecar.
At the time Honda and Acura were only making Targa versions a ceased production of the coupe in 1995 making the 1999 Alex Zanardi Edition even more special.
Features of the Alex Zanardi Edition were taken from the Japanese market NSX Type S and include a lightweight rear spoiler, single pane rear glass, BBS wheels and a lighter battery which helped shed 150 lbs off the production version.
A total of 51 cars were built including chassis 0/50 which was a press car and 1/50 which was Alex’s personal car.