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Old 10-05-2011, 07:49 AM   #1
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http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/news/au...x_returns.html

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Honda is working on a VTEC V6 engine of between 3.5 to 3.7 litres, while the twin electric motor set-up will be powered by lithium-ion batteries and employ a plug-in recharge system for a small electric-only range. The result will be huge amounts of torque, but also the high-revving character Hondas are famous for.
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Interesting. Hopefully it will have a lot more than 400 hp. Even Mustangs & Camaros have 400+ hp these days, and I wouldn't be surprised of the next iteration of the 370Z & GEnesis coupes do as well. It says in the article it will be priced around the GTR, so assume $100,000. It would probably be a natural competitor to the Audi R8 4.2, which has 430 hp or the upcoming 991 Carrera S w/ 400 hp.
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I was prepared to give OP all kinds of shyt about this is the same ol song and dance. My preparations were not needed. I love love love the design of that car.
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So the Avengers car is a prelude to a new model afterall. Cool.
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This is what Honda needs, an exciting car. As long as they change the very front of that thing I'm sure they will have a winner. Now all they need is an affordable 2 seater roadster that is wedge shaped......
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Honda CEO Takanobu Ito recently hinted at the NSX’s revival, when he revealed: “We’re making progress with plans for an exotic sports car.” And six months ago, Ito said Honda was keen to relaunch a high-performance sports car like the NSX.

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Yep, just as I said 3 years ago, Honda was just waiting for the world economy to pick up a little (even though it's still in the shitter for now) before producing another supercar. In addition, Honda will not sit still while its 2 other Japanese competitors have supercars. It ain't gonna happen!
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Sweet! This is going to revolutionize the market just like the GTR did!
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I really hope this is the NSX replacement.
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:53 PM   #9
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Total load of crap reminiscent of "Temple Of VTEC" so-called news. According to the article there is a mid-mounted V6 but plug-in batteries powering the front wheel drive. It's got an engine fully capable of powering the car but yo have to plug it in after every trip. In a car not fundamentally different than a concept from ten+ years ago. Really?

Does not anyone see this as a virtual "copy-paste" BS job mixing the features of several cars rather than a sensible rundown of something actually on the horizon?

Yeah, Honda is going to release a plug-in electric car with a gasoline V6 in 2014. And it's going to be a "supercar." Whatever.
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Give us the HSV-010 GT and be done with it geeeeeeezus how effin hard can it be ?

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