The 2012 Acura NSX
In January, the new concept of the upcoming 2012 Acura NSX was announced in the North American Auto Show 2012. The new Acura NSX is considered to be the next generation Honda NSX concept in progress. On the other hand, previous concepts remained in the new Acura NSX. The previous model is a mid-engine, all-wheel drive coupe with 2 doors. These features are being adopted in the new prototype. Meanwhile, the new concept is much lighter compared to its predecessor. The integration of the light materials and contemporary platform enhances the overall weight of the vehicle. Acura NSX added an electric motor, which creates a hybrid-type of vehicle. It is integrated in the dual clutch transmission that delivers the most excellent fuel economy.
Initially, the new model was based on the Acura Advanced Sports Car Concept publicly released in 2007. In 2010, the model was called the Honda HSV-010 GT. It runs in 3.4-liter B-8 engine with 500 horsepower. During the last quarter of 2010, it was reported that the NSX successor will be created by Honda. The new concept of the Acura NSX has always been rumored to come out within this year. In fact, the new concept was dubbed as the NSX second generation model. It is fully-equipped with the V-6 hybrid power train with an all-wheel drive formula. The eco-friendly Acura NSX is composed of 3 different electric motors to boost the vehicle’s speed. On the other hand, the engine’s horsepower was not yet revealed to the public. Meanwhile, the aerodynamic design improves the overall handling of the new Acura NSX.
The 2012 Acura NSX provides the most excellent car acceleration with the new all-wheel drive system. Honda offers the VTEC system (Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control) system. The hybrid setup is one of the primary highlights of the new concept. Some people claimed that the idea of the Acura’s hybrid sports car was first created for a famous Hollywood actor. People spotted a unique Acura car in the set of the film the Avengers. Robert Downey Jr. was seen to be driving an exclusive Acura NSX made just for him. Today, several television advertisements are being aired in the United States alone. However, the production of the second-gen NSX will be offered by 2015. The production of the new Acura NSX is set to be built in Marysville, Ohio. The 2015 second generation NSX model is expected to be released by 2014.