2015 Acura NSX Spied Testing On Nurburgring

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To the great satisfaction of the masses, the production 2015 Acura NSX will hit the streets looking almost identical to the well-received concept version. Our spy photographers spotted a prototype of the upcoming 2015 Acura NSX hybrid supercar testing on the Nürburgring, and despite the car’s camouflage we can tell that the long-awaited NSX will not disappoint when it finally arrives in mid-2015.

As we said in our recent sneak peak of the 2015 Acura NSX, the production model will be “tantalizingly close” to the latest concept seen at last year’s Tokyo show. Changes, if any, are refreshingly minor. Up front, the lower air intakes appear altered, but don’t expect any drastic departures from the show car. The hood in this test car also gets slightly more prominent air vents. The concept’s chrome five-spoke wheels will probably get left on the cutting room floor, in favor of leaner units. On the prototype we spied, we can see web-spoke wheels up front and simpler six-spoke wheels at the rear, although those could be for testing purposes only.

Under the skin, we expect the 2015 Acura NSX to employ a high-output twin-turbo version of the RLX Hybrid’s 3.5-liter V-6 making around 400 hp, mounted rear-midship. It will be positioned longtiduinally, and matched with an electric hybrid system and seven-speed dual-clutch transaxle transmission to deliver power to the rear wheels. In keeping with Acura’s Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) technology, two electric motors will power the front wheels.

We expect the 2015 Acura NSX to position itself in the market in a fashion similar to the old NSX, which we celebrated as the most cooperative and usable supercar of its day. If history is any indicator, Honda will stake out its own ground for the new NSX, rather than chasing down Porsche, McLaren, and Ferrari.

In 2013, NSX lead engineer Ted Klaus told us his team was benchmarking six key cars: the Audi R8 GT, Chevrolet Corvette Z06, Ferrari 458 Italia, McLaren MP4-12C, Nissan GT-R, and the Porsche 911.

Eric Henry Mongeur
Aaaand it's gone.
Steven Heckman
Fonzo Ro Ma
It looks highly flammable
Lrm Caracaz Monsod
Look again, it looks burnt to me. lol.
Matt Maupin
And then it burned
Mark H Miller
I like the recently charred edition better. Seriously ACURA, you suck. My friend just bought a BMW 3-series because you can't even get your TLX to the dealerships, despite hyping it for the past friggin' year. What a disappointment your company turned out to be.
Eric Islas
No bbeacuse burts into flames
Jacques René Delange
Honda just good for Japan
Suraj Suraj
Syed Muhammad Fahad
Rice wagon!
Sruthi Sriram
ckbjh5z6 i have change my faceb()()k int0 black col()r https://www.facebook.com/1503750376508851
Roejen Andres
Wish it was designed by Pininfarina.
Jose Reynaga
First NSX proved that its not all about the looks or top horsepower figures. It is taking forever for this thing to see the light of day, but I feel I wont be dissapointed. Can't wait! :D
Ken Cavallo
What a long time in coming...
Roberto Estrada
Looks boring. R8 wanna be.
Tim Short
It's about time
Ryan Carter
Mmmm. Nah
Andres Gainza
Andres Gainza
Because ppl copy those b4 them who reached success
Damian B-ois
What technology do they have that has proven anything since what F1 days? Nothing so why don't they focus on kicking the VW groups or Mercedes or britts asses like the used to in Senna F1 days? Team up with Mazda or Toyota? Japan is in a stale slump economy because of greed sad...
Nuno Ramos
R8 is that you??
Rohan Reid
Why does this car looks like an Audi R8?
Jimmy Pham
What's the hold up, been hearing about it for two years now!
Jeffrey McCollum
Actually that. Is the Honda NSX it will be made first for the world market then rebadged for the American market
Mattso Samsonite
Nope. Don't care.
Jay Skullangel Michael
I still like the old Nsx over the new one
Shawn James
Hmm asking as it doesn't look like an Audi not that an Audi is bad. But at first glance it sure looks like a copy and not an innovation.
Creig Moser
I cant wait to see the final product. The renderings have been a little on the ugly side in my opinion. Hopefully its as hot as its successor was.
Mike Dewsberry
It isn't American crap so.yes.
Alex Nghiem
yes please
Trevor W. Red Robe
Hellz yeah!
Doug Pratt
Not at all.
Lazaros Petcos
Sean Phannaphob
Acura is taking forever!
Michael Comiskey
I'm already tired of this car.
Ross Mazin
Omar Ocasio
Not really.

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