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Next Generation Racing Car Honda NSX Concept GT Unveiled

Snapshot: According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the Japanese car manufacturer Honda has revealed its new GT-500 race car

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According to a report from the Detroit Free Press, the Japanese car manufacturer Honda has revealed its new GT-500 race car. The car is designed based upon the next generation super sports car that made its debut in the month of January at the North American International auto show. This car will bring more color to the super GT racing with its NSX concept. The concept of the NSX was previously shown in the Mid Ohio Sports car course on the last day of the Honda Indy 200. They will race on the Suzuka race circuit. The GT500 fulfills the 2014 the regulations by the Japan Automobile Federation and it will be first launched in the home market. The older NSX, which was partly manufactured by Ayrton Senna, was released in 1990 and it spent 15 years in production. The 18,000 units of this prior NSX were sold, with 290 of which were owned by people in the UK.

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GT500 is powered by a 2.0 liter block which is a, mid mount 4 cylinder engine with Honda’s patent called racing hybrid system. The turbo charged hybrid unit will restrict the power to 500hp. Previously the NSX was powered by a 3.4 liter turbocharged V8. The acceleration produced by the car was terrific, it traveled a distance of 100 Kmph in 4.5 Sec and the top speed of this vehicle was 258 Kmph. The rear wheels of the new NSX GT500 will be driven by electric motors. It has a front spoiler made of carbon fiber, bigger rear wings, alloy wheels which are multi spoke, and side vents. The exterior of the car has a sophisticated robust design which is painted with glossy white paint. The car stays anticipated till it makes its entry on the race track. It is expected to be more powerful that the previous 3.4 liter NSX.

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