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2015 Honda NSX production plans reveal boutique super-hybrid ambitions

2015 Honda NSX production plans reveal boutique super-hybrid ambitions

Honda's reinvention of the NSX, due to return to roads in 2015, will see the hybrid sportscar produced in an equally high-tech $70m US facility, the car company has confirmed. The new Ohio plant - dubbed the Performance Manufacturing Center - will be a boutique arrangement, employing around 100 specifically-skilled experts and sited at the heart of Honda's R&D facility, as the car is finessed from the NSX Concept shown off in January to a highway-ready racer.

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Acura NSX Concept channels Honda heritage with hybrid power

Acura NSX Concept channels Honda heritage with hybrid power

The much-loved Honda NSX has been reborn as the Acura NSX Concept, a Sport Hybrid all-wheel-drive tease of a new sports car Acura says we can expect on the market in around three years time. Pairing a mid-mounted V6 engine and two electric motors in a lightweight shell, the Acura NSX Concept uses a new bilateral torque adjustable control system that can instantly generate negative or positive torque to the front wheels while cornering.

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Honda Acura NSX concept teased for 2012 Detroit Auto Show

Honda Acura NSX concept teased for 2012 Detroit Auto Show

The team at Honda has announced that they will reveal a new Acura NSX concept at next year's Detroit Auto Show, this re-starting the line that was discontinued in 2005 with the original NSX. While details remain scant on the automobile, Honda did note that it would be showing the "styling direction for the next generation of Acura's super sports car." This showing is likely to be somewhat of a next step from 2004's Detroit Auto Show reveal of the Acura High-Performance Sports Concept, as shown below.

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Honda builds 20 millionth car in the US

Honda builds 20 millionth car in the US

Honda has announced a very impressive milestone for its US vehicle manufacturing operations. Honda has now built the 20 millionth car in the US. Honda has built the 20 million cars in four plants that it operates in the US and the build number is cumulative from all those locations.

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Acura NSX teaser shows supercar getting frisky in the wet

Acura NSX teaser shows supercar getting frisky in the wet

If ever there was a good reason for Instagram and Vine, Acura teasing the latest NSX prototype doing wicked things around the track ahead of its showroom debut might be the very finest. The car company has already shown us the 2015 NSX sitting pretty at NAIAS 2013 back in January, but a pair of brief videos - which you can see after the cut - give a more aurally-pleasing glimpse of the supercar.

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Honda GEAR concept previews trendy city car ambitions

Honda GEAR concept previews trendy city car ambitions

Honda's eye-catching NSX concept unsurprisingly caught the most attention last week, but the Japanese car company also had a fetching urban alternative in the shape of the Honda GEAR concept. Previewed not in Detroit but at the Montreal International Auto Show, the Honda GEAR is an angular sub-compact that the company believes is ideal for "young, urban, Gen-Y lifestyles" - or, in other words, the car the Honda Fit really should've been.

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Honda announces global hybrid vehicle sales reach 1 million units

Honda announces global hybrid vehicle sales reach 1 million units

Honda has announced an important milestone has been reached in the world of its hybrid vehicles. The company has announced that cumulative global sales for its hybrid vehicles have passed the 1 million unit mark. That goal was reached at the end of September 2012 and took Honda 12 years and 11 months from the date it first started selling a hybrid vehicle, the Honda Insight, in Japan.

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New Acura NSX to debut at Detroit Auto Show

New Acura NSX to debut at Detroit Auto Show

Honda hasn’t allowed anyone to snap pictures of the coming rebirth of the legendary Acura NSX sports car. That new sports car is set to debut at the Detroit auto show next month. Honda has offered up a bit of detail on the car with all the specs and photos coming when the show kicks off in early January. This will be the first new NSX to hit the streets since the car was killed in 2005.

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