Posted Feb 14th 2013 10:15AM
The interior of Acura's latest concept car was inspired by their designers' "Human Support Cockpit" theme - but the real excitement begins as you're walking up to it. Sleek, sexy lines intersect in all the right ways and at all the right places - the new NSX concept is very pleasing to our eyes.
The original Acura NSX was a phenomenal sports car which set the bar for handling and showed up many Italian exotics of the time. The brilliant Japanese supercar featured a mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout, and while the mid-engine configuration carries over to the new NSX concept, the rear-wheel drive layout does not. The new sports car features a power/drivetrain combo that Acura has coined as, "Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive."
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Motivation is still under wraps, but rumour has it that the new NSX will sport a mid-mounted V-6 that produces around 300 hp and 250 lb-ft of torque. Power from the V6 will be channeled to the rear wheels through a new dual-clutch transmission. The tranny will feature a built-in electric motor which sends power rearward. An additional pair of electric motors will power the front wheels, making the NSX all-wheel drive.
Since the Acura NSX is still a couple years away from production (isn't it always?), we've yet to gather information on possible pricing.