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More has been revealed on the technology used in the 2016 Acura NSX. The Japanese brand is touting the car’s lightweight multi-material body and spaceframe as revolutionary and Acura claims that the car is “by far the most rigid in its competitive set.” The space frame is made primarily from aluminum and ultra-high-strength steel which […]

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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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