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2012 Acura NSX Concept

2012 Acura NSX Concept
The dynamically-styled NSX Concept gives an indication of the next great performance vehicle from the Acura brand. Making use of lightweight materials and a mid-mounted V-6 engine, the NSX Concept employs several new technologies for Acura, including application of Acura's innovative new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® (Super Handling All Wheel Drive™) hybrid system.

Útilizing an unique 2 Electric Motor Drive Únit wîth a bilateral torque adjustable control system, the all-new hybrid all-wheel-drive system can instantly generate negative or positive torque to the front wheels during cornering. Acura anticipates the new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® will deliver handling performance unmatched by previous AWD systems. In addition to the handling benefits of the Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® system, a powerful next-generation VTEC® V-6 engine wîth direct-injection works in concert wîth a dual clutch transmission wîth built-in electric motor to create supercar acceleration while offering outstanding efficiency.

'This Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system will make NSX the ultimate expression of Acura's idea to create synergy between man and machine,' said Takanobu Ito, president and CEO of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 'The NSX will make the driver one wîth the car to enhance dynamic driving abilities without getting in the way.'

While most supercars opt for brute force delivered from a large engine, the NSX Concept champions the true racing philosophy of an extremely favorable power-to-weight ratio.

'Like the first NSX, we will again express high performance through engineering efficiency,' added Ito, who led the development of Acura's first NSX supercar. 'In this new era, even as we focus on the fun to drive spirit of the NSX, I think a supercar must respond positively to environmental responsibilities.'

The new Acura supercar, expected to debut in the next three years, will be developed by an engineering team led by Honda R&D Americas, Inc., and manufactured in Ohio, at a yet to be named facility.

Source - Acura
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Acura Monthly Sales Volume

May 2018
12,819
April 2018
11,888
March 2018
13,537
February 2018
10,969
January 2018
8,908
December 2017
15,062
November 2017
12,716
October 2017
12,698
September 2017
12,946
August 2017
13,132
July 2017
14,177
June 2017
14,038
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