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2017 Acura NSX: Sexy, Powerful Hybrid Supercar Specs Released

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When it debuted around 25 years ago, the original Acura NSX helped redefine the supercar by combining performance and sexy styling with the usability of more practical cars. Now, a decade after that cult classic disappeared, Acura is launching a sequel that seeks to redefine the supercar in a completely different way. First shown as a concept in.

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Acura NSX Supercar Unveiled In Detroit: This Time It's a Hybrid!

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First shown as a concept way back in 2012, the 2016 Acura NSX arrives with a hybrid all-wheel drive powertrain. DON''T MISS: Honda FCV Concept: Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle Coming In 2016 (Live Photos) The first-generation Acura (or Honda, in most parts of the The 2015 Detroit Auto Show saw the return of a fan-favorite supercar, with a new twist.

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News in brief: Acura to debut hybrid car

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The 2012 North American International Auto Show will mark the debut of three new vehicles from Acura – including its first hybrid car. Known as the Acura ILX Concept it will include Acura’s first [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Acura Detroit Motor Show hybrid car North American International Auto ShowThree powertrains will be featured in a new luxury compact saloon car that will be launched in the spring of 2012.

Acura NSX Concept: All-Wheel Drive Hybrid Supercar For 2015

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It's the revival of a legendary supercar, the mid-engined all-wheel drive aluminum Acura NSX, and it's said to be a hybrid. Announced today at the Detroit Auto Show to applause from the assembled press corps, the new Acura NSX Concept was presented by no less a personage than Takanobu Ito What more could Green Car Reports fans possibly want?

2013 Acura RL To Feature NSX Hybrid All-Wheel Drive System

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Remember the Acura NSX Concept from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show? Of course you do--it's one of the most striking concept cars in years, and its hybrid system is a statement of intent that performance and parsimony can go hand-in-hand. That same drivetrain will now feature in the 2013 Acural RL, reports Automotive News. Known as Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid Expected To Reach 38 MPG Highway

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The 2013 Acura ILX will be the company's first entry into the compact sedan market since the Integra, but of most interest to GreenCarReports readers is the hybrid version. Previewed in concept form at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the production ILX, Acura's first ever hybrid model, will make its debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show this week

2013 Acura ILX Compact Hybrid: Detroit Auto Show Preview

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Since the demise of the well-loved Integra compact many years ago, Acura has had no compact four-door sedan. That's about to change, with the arrival of a production car based on the 2013 Acura ILX Concept shown today at the Detroit Auto Show. It's a compact four-door near-luxury sedan with one model that has an added feature not seen before on

Acura unveils new NSX high performance hybrid sports car

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Acura unveiled the production model of the next-generation NSX at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The theme was the original tagline for the Acura brand, a guiding force behind the development of the original NSX and a critical component of its launch.

Acura introduces three new vehicles at Detroit show; two hybrid powertrains

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ILX concept. Acura also announced that the next-generation NSX will feature Acura’s new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD technology, is expected to debut in the next three years, and will be developed by an engineering team led by Honda R&D Americas, Inc., Acura ILX Concept.

Updated Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Concept Debuts In Detroit

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It’s not quite the production version of the new NSX that we were hoping for, but the updated concept car presented at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show today does give us a much better idea as to what the production version, due sometime in the next couple of years, will be like.

Acura Super Bowl Ad: What'd You Swap For NSX Hybrid Supercar?

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We don't know how much Acura's two minutes are costing to promote its 2015 Acura NSX hybrid supercar concept, but with a record The stakes are high for Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday. Not just for the New York Giants and New England Patriots, though, but for the sponsors who spend millions on the precious seconds of advertising time during ad breaks.

Nissan e-NV200 Electric Van Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Okay, so an electric van isn't as exciting as a hybrid supercar like the Acura NSX concept, or even a fuel-efficient, sporty compact like the 2013 Dodge Dart - but it's still an important vehicle. That's because the regular Nissan NV200 is soon to be servicing New York City as the official replacement for the trusty Crown Vic. Nissan has been

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2013 Acura ILX Compact Luxury Sedan: Live Shots, More Details

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Acura's hybrid replacement for the NSX might be getting all the headlines, but the ILX compact sports sedan arguably has a tougher job to do. The ILX concept, as we previewed yesterday, is an all-new Acura compact sedan due for launch in Spring 2012. For many buyers it will be the first point of entry into the Acura brand, so it needs to be good

Acura reveals Gen2 autonomous driving development vehicle

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Acura revealed its second-generation autonomous driving development vehicle in California, a modified version of the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD luxury performance sedan. All model year 2016 Acura sedans and SUVs are available with the AcuraWatch suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies.

Acura running 4-motor NSX-inspired EV concept up Pikes Peak; 4-wheel independent torque vectoring

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Acura will run an all-electric, NSX-inspired EV Concept in the Electric Modified Class at the 2016 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Acura will field two production NSX supercars in the event as well.

Acura NSX Concept Hybrid Supercar To Be Built In U.S.

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Yesterday, we told you about Acura’s NSX Hybrid Concept Car, unveiled at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. Then a few hours later, we treated you to our own photo gallery of the NSX unveiling live from the show floor, along with the news that it would reach production in 2015. Yesterday, we mentioned that the all-new supercar would be designed and

Honda NSX Concept-GT: Honda's Hybrid Racer Revealed

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Honda and Acura can''t resist teasing us with its latest hybrid sports car, the NSX. We''ve seen concepts and disguised production models, and now there''s a race car ready to hit the circuit, aimed at Japan''s premier GT racing series. The Honda NSX Concept-GT is designed to comply with GT500 regulations as part of the 2014 Super GT Series in Japan

World debut for Acura RLX Concept

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The newcomers have been arriving thick and fast at the New York International Auto Show – with the Acura RLX Concept (pictured) the latest vehicle to make a debut. Featuring a 3.5litre direct-injected VTEC V6 engine and a sport hybrid all-wheel drive system, the Acura RLX Concept also makes use of three electric motors to [.]. Green cars Latest news Acura Acura RLX Concept green cars New York International Auto Show

Acura debuts three new vehicles at Detroit Motor Show

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The North American International Auto Show was the setting for Acura to debut three new vehicles – including two with hybrid powertrains. Taking centre stage at the event was a concept version of the ILX hybrid luxury compact saloon car; the NSX Concept, a next-generation super-car; and a prototype of the 2013 RDX crossover sport [.]. Green cars Latest news Acura Acura ILX Concept Acura NSX Concept Acura RDX Detroit Motor Show North American International Auto Show

Acura NSX Hybrid Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Ever since Acura ditched the much-loved NSX back in 2005, Honda hasn’t had an “everyday supercar” to call its own. Now the Japanese automaker has decided to let the venerable NSX be reborn: as a leaner, faster, greener version of its former self: the Acura NSX Hybrid Concept. On display at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the NSX

Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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On the motorcycle front, Honda will introduce the EV-CUB, a mass-production model developed based on the EV-CUB Concept electric motorcycle ( earlier post ), to the Japanese market about 2 years from now, and then subsequently in main ASEAN countries, which has been the largest market for the Honda Cub Series. At the same time, it will introduce a new approach to automobile manufacturing which requires consideration of electrification beyond the concept of a “platform.”.

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Acura provides more technical detail on NSX sports hybrid AWD powertrain, body

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Acura unveiled the production model of the next-generation NSX at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) this past January ( earlier post ), and now has provided more technical detail on the high-performance hybrid sports car and its new Sport Hybrid-AWD power unit.

Acura to debut 3 new vehicles at the 2012 North American International Auto Show including its first gasoline-electric hybrid

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Acura will unveil three new vehicles at the 2012 North American International Auto Show including a new compact sports sedan, a redesigned RDX crossover sport utility vehicle, and a concept version of the next generation Acura NSX super car. The Acura ILX Concept is a styling study of a new luxury compact sedan scheduled for launch in spring 2012. Acura also will unveil a prototype of the 2013 RDX, the second generation of Acura’s five-passenger SUV.

2014 Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar: Will Debut January In Detroit

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At the start of this year, at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Honda’s luxury arm Acura wooed the crowds with the world premiere of its NSX hybrid supercar concept. At the time, Acura promised its new flagship car would be on the roads for 2015 and ran a Super Bowl ad so popular, it crashed Acura’s website. Now it looks as if Acura has

Acura Debuting New Models In Detroit, Including First U.S. Built Hybrid

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Acura is debuting three new models at the upcoming 2012 Detroit Auto Show, including a concept vehicle that shows the styling for the next NSX sports car, a second-generation RDX crossover concept and the all new Acura ILX sedan concept. Based on the Honda Civic, the 2013 Acura ILX will serve as Acura's new gateway vehicle and hopefully bring new

Honda to showcase new connected car and automated driving technologies at 2014 ITS World Congress in Detroit; driver-to-driver “virtual tow”

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The pursuit of a collision-free society is part of Honda’s global safety concept of ‘Safety for Everyone’ and the company’s efforts to use technology to provide enhanced protection for automobile occupants, motorcycle riders, pedestrians and other road users.

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Lexus Hybrid Coupe Concept To Wow Australian Motor Show

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Ready to challenge Infiniti's Emerg-E and the Acura NSX, Lexus is set to unveil a new hybrid coupe concept at the upcoming 2012 Australian International Motor Show. The car has been confirmed by Lexus chief executive Tony Cramb, and promises to be "an absolutely stunning vehicle. one of the drawcards of the show". Details are a little thin on

Honda brings FCV Concept to N. America, promises new EV and PHEV models by 2018

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Honda FCV Concept. The Honda FCV Concept showcases the styling evolution of Honda’s next fuel-cell vehicle, anticipated to launch in the US following its March 2016 introduction in Japan. The Honda FCV Concept made its world debut in Japan on 17 November 2014, followed by an announcement at the Los Angeles Auto Show that Honda will provide FirstElement Fuel with $13.8

Honda showcasing RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD at LA Auto Show

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Honda will showcase the upcoming Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD at the LA Auto Show later this month. A concept combination of the RLX and Acura Sport Hybrid SH-AWD powertrain was unveiled as the RLX concept at the New York International Auto Show in 2012, earlier post.). The RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD will join the 310-horsepower RLX with Precision All-Wheel Steer (P-AWS) in the Acura model line in 2014.

Honda R&D Americas opens new advanced design studio in downtown Los Angeles

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has opened an Advanced Design Studio in downtown Los Angeles for the creation of future Honda and Acura automobile and mobility design concepts. Honda R&D Americas operates three distinct design studios as part of its Los Angeles Center—the new Advanced Design Studio in Los Angeles, and two Torrance-based studios, the Honda Design Studio and Acura Design Studio, which are responsible for the styling design of new Honda and Acura vehicles. Honda R&D Americas, Inc.,

Honda to Begin Selling Insight and CR-Z Hybrids in China By End of 2012

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In addition, said Ito, Acura will introduce its first hybrid model within the next three years. Honda is also exhibiting a concept model of the LI NIAN brand, Guangqi Honda’s proprietary automobile brand. The mass-production model of this concept car will be introduced at the Guangzhou Motor Show, scheduled at the end of this year. Honda will begin selling two hybrid models produced in Japan—the Insight and CR-Z—in China before the end of 2012, said Honda Motor Co.,

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Open Source Civic EV Kit

The link is here: [link] The link covers how to do this for an Acura Integra, but similar concepts apply to the Civic. The trick with the Civic is that it has three fittings for the power steering fluid instead of two (like the Acura).