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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 plans major Civic upgrade for 2013

Honda plans major Civic upgrade for 2013

If you're in the market for a new Honda Civic, you might want to wait for next year's model as the company is planning a major upgrade for the Civic sedan in 2013. the announcement follows after a year of weak sales on the current model, which also racked up poor reviews, ranking near the bottom of its category in Consumer Reports.

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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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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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Honda talks about the slick HEV hybrid prototype

Honda talks about the slick HEV hybrid prototype

Honda is showing off a very interesting new hybrid vehicle prototype called the HEV. The car is based on the North American version of the Honda Accord, but it's nothing like a boring Accord underneath. According the Honda the hybrid will have performance like a V8 offers and efficiency of a 4-cylinder. Honda isn't sure when the prototype might be turned into a real car at this time.

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Honda shows off motor compo electric scooter concept

Honda shows off motor compo electric scooter concept

When you live in some of the major cities around the world getting around is a hassle. In the more rural parts of the world, you just drive and don’t think much about it. In big cities like Tokyo or New York City, a car can be more a hindrance than anything. This is why many walk, use public transport or ride bikes. The downside to public transport is that you never know what sort of weird person will sit next to you. Biking to work can be too much work for some of the lazier out there.

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Honda, Toyota and BMW reveal green car plans

Honda, Toyota and BMW reveal green car plans

Green transportation is high on the agenda for Honda, Toyota and BMW, with all three companies announcing earth-friendly engine plans at the Toyko Motor Show this week. Toyota and BMW revealed an engine-sharing deal that will see BMW-made 1.6 liter and 2.0 liter diesel engines slotted into Toyota cars on sale in Europe from 2014, as well as joint research into future motor technologies. Meanwhile, Honda previewed its new "Earth Dreams Technology" range of engines, kicking off with a 1.6 liter diesel that it claims is the first step to it becoming top dog in fuel economy within three years time.

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