When Acura pulled the satiny sheet off of the NSX concept at the Detroit auto show there was applause. And we don’t mean the meek clapping. This was actual, apparently sincere applause for a car. Honda’s U.S. chief, Takanobu Ito, who served on the engineering team for the first NSX, appeared to inflate as he breathed in the goodwill.
“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,” said Honda president Takanobu Itoh.
VTEC V6 direct injection engine dated 2 Electric Motor Drive Unit. “Sport Hybrid System SH-AWD will make the Honda NSX a remarkable expression of Acura idea to create a synergy between man and machine,” said Takanobu Ito, president and CEO of Honda Motor Company, told journalists while in Detroit.
The legendary NSX supercar will be reborn in 2015.