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 |  Aug 16 2013, 7:15 AM

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The Honda NSX Super GT race car has finally been revealed at Suzuka Raceway, as the teams begin testing their vehicles for the 2014 season.

The Japanese automaker has already confirmed that it’ll be replacing its HSV-010 GT race car with the NSX in the GT500 class for the 2014 Japanese Super GT Series. As we know, starting with the 2014 season, competitors in the GT500 class and all cars racing in DTM will use common technical regulations.

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While the road car is expected to use a V6 hybrid setup and the HSV-010 GT was powered by a 3.4-liter V8 engine, the new car is powered by a mid-engine 2.0-liter direct-injection turbocharged 4-cylinder, mated to a hybrid system.

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One thing to note however is that the HSV-010 GT was a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive race car and Honda has expressed a desire to run a mid-engine setup for its NSX. The race car is expected to make around 500 horsepower, similar to the rest of the GT500 field.

GALLERY: Honda NSX Super GT Race Car

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GALLERY: Honda NSX GT Concept

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  • ScooniePenn10 .

    I certainly hope they back off of the Mazda happy face front end. I’d hate to see such a great car end up looking like a cartoon

  • VMA223Stone

    Don’t worry, those scoops, wings, holes etc are all functional and specifically made to manage aiflow and increase stability/performance not to win beauty contest.

  • Vengeance

    So the ban of mid-engined cars is gone? I haven’t been keeping up with this series.

  • Steveo

    It seem like honda could not make up its mind, had identity crisis here no question hynrid is greener but i favor the hsv hands down
    this is sad :(

  • Vengeance

    They only made the HSV because mid-engined cars were banned; otherwise they would’ve still been using the NSX. I prefer the original GT500 NSX’s to either HSV or the new NSX.

  • RODIMUS PRIME

    I heard they made this for the ALMS. not the gt500