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When the new Acura NSX was unveiled last month in Detroit, much of the limelight focused on the hybrid’s power. “The NSX delivers pinnacle supercar performance, with zero-delay acceleration and exhilarating, confidence-inspiring driving dynamics,” said Ted Klaus, chief engineer and global development leader of the new NSX. It appeared as though Acura’s engineers had effectively […]

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Touting a clean sheet design, advanced powertrain, and multiple materials and advanced construction techniques, today Acura revealed its pre-productin NSX Hybrid supercar at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The vehicle comes 25 years after the first aluminum NSX and this one is now taking a bow to an environmental ethos as Honda […]

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A recent interview of Hisitake Murata, general manager of Toyota’s Racing Hybrid Project and the man responsible for the Toyota’s Le Mans prototype race cars, suggests a new hybrid sports car could be in the offing. “My ultimate goal for the near future is to develop a hybrid sports car using technology accumulated through this […]

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As Honda prepares for the projected 2015 launch of its Acura NSX which will be reborn as a hybrid “supercar,” yesterday it announced its project leader, and Ohio assembly plant. The global development of the production car based on the NSX Concept will be led by Honda R&D Americas chief engineer Ted Klaus. It will […]

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