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Snapshot: NSX CONCEPT-GT, NSX-GT and HSV-010 GT

Posted by   on December 9th, 2013 No comments

NSX-GT, HSV-010 GT, NSX CONCEPT-GT

A snapshot from the Honda Racing THANKS DAY 2013 event at Twin Ring Motegi captures three generations of Honda’s Super GT racers. Leading the pack is the NSX CONCEPT-GT which will debut in next year’s Super GT season, followed by the NSX-GT(1997-2009) and the HSV-010 GT(2010-2013) in the rear. Click here for a larger image.

Below are some clips of the three vehicles lapping the track in front of the Honda fans at Twin Ring Motegi.

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Acura NSX Concept Debuts in Gran Turismo 6

Posted by   on December 6th, 2013 No comments

Acura NSX Concept - Gran Turismo 6

Official release from acuranews.com:

Acura NSX Supercar Concept to Debut in Virtual World Of Gran Turismo®6 Game

Best selling PlayStation® driving simulator to feature virtual Acura NSX Concept

12/06/2013 – TORRANCE, Calif.

The highly anticipated Acura NSX, in concept form, will fire up its twin-turbocharged engine and innovative new three-motor, torque vectoring Sport Hybrid powertrain in Gran Turismo®6 (GT6), which releases worldwide today. The ‘real driving simulator’ available exclusively for the PlayStation®3 system gives sports car enthusiasts their first opportunity to get behind the wheel of the next generation Acura NSX Concept.

“Whether in the virtual world of Gran Turismo today, or on real-world roads and racing circuits less than two years from now, the Acura NSX will be an incredibly innovative and thrilling ride that delivers something entirely new to the world of super sports cars,” said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of Auto Operations at American Honda Motor, Co., Inc. “The wait is over for NSX fans eager to get behind the wheel of the next Acura supercar, and they can rest assured the actual production car will be even more amazing than the in-game concept version.”

Targeting next-generation supercar dynamic capabilities with advanced environmental performance, the Acura NSX will be powered by a mid-mounted, direct-injected and twin-turbocharged V-6 engine mated to Acura’s Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive) system.

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Snapshot: NSX Concept in White

Posted by   on November 20th, 2013 No comments

White Honda NSX Concept

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2015 Acura NSX Gets Twin-Turbo Longitudinal Engine

Posted by   on November 19th, 2013 No comments

2015 Acura NSX Drivetrain - Courtesy Motor Trend

From a Honda event in Japan a few days ahead of the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Acura has revealed significant details about the upcoming NSX.

Unveiling a new 90-degree V-6 engine, Acura has confirmed it will be twin-turbocharged, which combined with the three electric motors should boost numbers to well over 500 horsepower. Sources have speculated the V-6 will have a displacement of 3.5 or 3.7-liters.

The other big news item is that Acura has made the switch to a longitudinal engine layout, which deviates from their original transverse layout design also used in the first-generation NSX. Even with the change, Acura maintains it is still on track for a 2015 launch date.

Get the full story at motortrend.com - Acura NSX Deep Dive: Supercar Gets Big Drivetrain Changes

[Source: Motor Trend]

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Gallery: NSXPO 2013

Posted by   on October 21st, 2013 No comments

NSXPO 2013

This is the annual gathering of members of the NSX Club of America as they celebrate friendships and everything NSX. This year over 100 NSXs and almost 200 owners and guests will descend upon North Carolina for the social portion of the event before heading up to Virginia International Raceway (“VIR”) for three days of karting and track time on the Full Course.

Visit www.nsxpo2013.net for more info and high-res photos from this year’s NSXPO which took place October 11-16, 2013.

[Source: NSXPO 2013Robert Ondrovic]

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Video: Powered by Honda

Posted by   on October 1st, 2013 No comments

NSX CONCEPT-GT

This is the sweet sound of the NSX CONCEPT-GT preparing your tea. In a unique display of their technological prowess, Honda Japan uses the NSX to present their Honda Smart Home system.

Check out the 90-second clip below.

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Video: NSX Chief Engineer Ted Klaus Answers Fan Questions

Posted by   on September 11th, 2013 No comments

NSX Chief Engineer Ted Klaus

Are there any specific elements of the original NSX that will be retained in the new model? How will you keep the character of the original car?

From the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, NSX Chief Engineer Ted Klaus answers these questions and more in this video from Honda UK.

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NSX Development Update from Ted Klaus

Posted by   on September 10th, 2013 No comments

Acura NSX Concept

As the Frankfurt Motor Show opened its doors to the press today, we’re hearing some new development details about the upcoming Acura/Honda NSX. After reading what various European publications have posted from their chat with NSX Development Chief Ted Klaus, here are some key points:

• On schedule for a 2015 launch date.
• Open-top model to follow.
• Powertrain is being developed in Japan, chassis development in the US.
• Will compete with current sports car market, specifically naming the Ferrari 458 Italia as a target.
• Utilization of “world-first lightweight tech”.
• Interior quality to be a step above the Audi R8.
• May involve “outside” driver input as they did with Ayrton Senna on the first NSX.

Get the full story from the links below:

Top Gear - New Honda NSX aims for Ferrari 458
Auto Express - New NSX to target Audi R8
Auto Express - Honda to use McLaren expertise with NSX development
Autocar – Honda NSX to launch in 2015

[Source: Top GearAuto ExpressAutocar]

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