When the 2016 Acura NSX debuted last month during the Detroit Auto Show, its chief engineer confirmed that the company is planning more powerful models.
Acura said the longitudinally-mounted engine mated to three electric motors will make “more than 550 hp” in its normal form. One of those electric motors is mounted between the engine and transmission while the other two sit ahead of the cockpit to power the front axle.
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Acura plans to limit the number of units it produces each year, but once the car it showed in Detroit has a chance to stretch its legs, a hard-core version will emerge, likely with a Type-R badge. The Rendered images you see here offer a first glimpse at what a version of the NSX with a fixed rear wing and more aggressive aerodynamic pieces could look like once Acura builds its meaner model.
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GALLERY: 2016 Acura NSX Live Photos
GALLERY: 2016 Acura NSX Official Photos
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