Honda NSX it is practically ready to hit the roads around the world. Its production began last April and will soon be dealers of the united States, where it will arrive as Acura NSX. To celebrate, the new sport hybrid of the japanese constructor will compete in one of racing’s most unique all over the planet: the Rise International Pikes Peak.
is Not something that we have to surprise too much, since this model made of car safety in the last edition of this race. Although for this occasion there will be up to three vehicles of the brand, up the almost 20 km and 156 curves that formed Pikes Peak. As we can see in the pictures the managers compete will be the Honda NSX Time Attack 1 Time Attack 2, each one with an engineer to his charge.
The NSX Time Attack 1 is the most prepared, since it receives modifications in the chassis to aligerarlo and a sports exhaust. For its part, the Time Attack 2 will be like the production but with the safety equipment required for this type of testing. In both is maintained the mechanical hybrid formed by the gasoline engine V6 of 3.5 liters in addition to three electric motors to develop 580 HP and 644 Nm.
The third Honda NSX we’ll see in Pikes Peak will be a prototype that will be all electric. It will be powered by four electric motors and will also have all-wheel drive as the previous. It will be something ground-breaking as it will have three times more power that the Honda CR-Z with which it competed last year. To see the result of these vehicles will have to wait until June 26, when you have place the Rise of International Pikes Peak.
Source – Honda