Acura NSX Prototype to Break Cover at Mid-Ohio Raceway Prior to Honda Indy 200
Torrance, Ca., July 26, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - Acura today released an image
of a prototype NSX supercar, announcing that the running prototype will take to
the racetrack just prior to the Honda Indy 200 IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio
Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The NSX prototype with custom graphics
will lap the road course in advance of the race on August 4, 2013. The race
will be broadcast live by NBC Sports Network starting at 3 p.m. EDT.
Global development of the NSX, slated for launch in 2015, is being led by
engineers at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in Raymond, Ohio. Additionally, it
was announced in May that the next-generation Acura supercar will be produced
at the newly established Performance Manufacturing Center in nearby Marysville,
The prototype model maintains the styling and proportions of the NSX Concept
that debuted at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit,
while packaging the production vehicle's mid-mounted V-6 engine mated to
Acura's innovative new three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All
Wheel Drive) system.
Acura offers a full line of technologically advanced performance luxury
vehicles through a network of 275 dealers within the United States. The Acura
lineup features six distinctive models: the TL performance luxury sedan, the
TSX sports sedan and Sport Wagon, the ILX luxury compact sedan, the 5-passenger
RDX crossover SUV, the just-introduced 7-passenger MDX luxury SUV, and the
recently-launched Acura RLX flagship sedan.
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manufacturers of automobiles and power products and the largest manufacture of
motorcycles in the world. Honda has always sought to provide genuine
satisfaction to people worldwide. The result is more than 120 manufacturing
facilities in 30 countries worldwide, producing a wide range of products,
including motorcycles, ATVs, generators, marine engines, lawn and garden
equipment and automobiles that bring the company into contact with over 19
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