Production Version of Acura NSX Bound for Detroit

Cars, News I By Bradley Iger I December 17, 2014
It looks like the long and at times difficult gestation of the new Acura NSX is finally coming to a close, as Acura confirmed today that the production-spec NSX would make its official debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12, 2015. And to whet our appetites, Acura has also released a handful of teaser images of the new sports car.
 
Ted Klaus, chief engineer and global project leader over NSX development had this to say about the much anticipated car:
 
"After three years of intensive development work we are excited to reveal this next-generation supercar—the Acura NSX—to the world. We’ve developed a human-centered supercar that responds to the will of the driver and that builds upon the NSX heritage."
 
The NSX concept made its first debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, where Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President & CEO Takanobu Ito announced that development of a next-generation NSX would be completed in three years.
 
 
"The next-generation NSX will deliver a ‘new sports experience’ true to its heritage and to the supercar concept that originally gave rise to the name NSX," said Mike Accavitti, Acura division senior vice president and general manager. "The NSX will serve as the ultimate expression of Acura performance that is fueling a reenergized brand."
 
Acura will stream the unveiling of the new car live during the press conference on January 12th at 11:50 a.m. (Eastern) at youtube.com/Acura.
 
Check out the gallery to get a closer look at the teaser images of the upcoming car, and have a look at the press release below for additional details. We’ll have more on the new Acura NSX as updates become available.
 
Dec 17, 2014 – TORRANCE, Calif. — The production version of the highly anticipated Acura NSX supercar, successor to the legendary original NSX, will make its world debut at the 2015 North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12, 2015. The model will reflect the production design and specifications of the mid-engine Acura supercar that is slated to launch in 2015. To celebrate the impending debut of NSX, Acura released a 30-second teaser video that gives an early glimpse of the production car and the sound of its three-motor, twin-turbocharged Sport Hybrid power unit. View the video on Acura’s YouTube channel at youtube.com/Acura.
 
"The next-generation NSX will deliver a ‘new sports experience’ true to its heritage and to the supercar concept that originally gave rise to the name NSX," said Mike Accavitti, Acura division senior vice president and general manager. "The NSX will serve as the ultimate expression of Acura performance that is fueling a reenergized brand."
 
An Acura NSX concept model made its debut at the 2012 North American International Auto Show, where Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President & CEO Takanobu Ito announced that development of a next-generation NSX would launch in three years, led by an American R&D team and produced at a state-of-the-art new plant in Ohio.
 
"After three years of intensive development work we are excited to reveal this next-generation supercar—the Acura NSX—to the world," said Ted Klaus, chief engineer and global project leader over NSX development. "We’ve developed a human-centered supercar that responds to the will of the driver and that builds upon the NSX heritage."
 
The next milestone in the launch of the NSX will be the reveal of the production version at the Acura press conference at the North American International Auto Show on Jan. 12 at 11:50 a.m. ET. Watch the press conference live at youtube.com/Acura.
 
The NSX is being developed by a global team of engineers led by the company’s North American R&D operations in Raymond, Ohio, with design led by the Acura Design Studio in Torrance, CA. The Acura NSX will be produced exclusively at the new Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio, using domestic and globally sourced parts.
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