Honda has confirmed that it will be competing in Japan’s Super GT series in 2014 using a version of the all-new NSX, a car that has just been spied running its first shakedown laps.
Little is known about the new race car, which will replace the HSV-010 GT in the series, other than the fact it will compete in the top-tier GT500 class and should then make around 500 hp.
While not visible in this photo, the writing on the side of the car reads NSX-GT Concept.
Interestingly, the race car’s styling is a far departure from what we’ve seen from the NSX prototype thus far. Keeping the street car’s nose, the rear looks more like something styled after the German DTM series cars. And there’s good reason for that, as starting in 2014 both the Super GT and DTM series have decided on a shared homologation structure, to ensure that cars will be able to compete in either series.
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