The show-stopping Acura ‘Advanced Sports Car Concept’ made its world debut today at the 2007 North American International Auto Show. The dynamically styled concept provides a preview of the design direction for the successor to the Acura NSX.
Created to take exotic sports car styling to a new level, the concept is designed to incorporate a powerful front-mounted, V-10 engine and a new high- performance, rear-wheel-drive based version of Acura’s exclusive Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™).
‘The Acura brand will always be a home for people who love to drive,’ said Takeo Fukui, president & CEO of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. ‘As we advance toward building a car like this, I can tell you it will feature advanced technology matching our passion for performance.’
The concept’s exterior demonstrates a dynamic fusion of advanced technology and emotion. The long, pronounced hood features deeply sculpted lines and embossed air vents, both of which hint at the powerful engine beneath. The exterior lines run the length of the body, creating a ribbon- like effect from the front headlights to the rear wheel arches, evoking a feeling of movement and power.
Although modern in its appearance, the Advanced Sports Car Concept retains the subtle cues associated with its predecessor, the NSX. The concept’s slim, LED headlights are pushed wide and designed to mimic the pop-up headlights found on the first generation NSX. Other styling hints include a modern take on wraparound rear taillights and the all black cockpit.
A mixture of luxury, great performance and fuel efficiency that integrates a gasoline engine with an electric motor. ILX and Acura will be a popular cars for at Youth Centers who seek a more dynamic driving experience. The Acura auto makers will show of three advanced power-train, sporty and efficient options, including the Acura’s first-ever gas-electric hybrid. Entry-level ILX will be powered by a 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine that produces 150 horsepower at 6500 rpm and 140 lb-ft of torque at 4300 rpm. Paired with 5-speed sequential Sport-shift automatic transmission, 2.0 l ILX will provide EPA estimated city / highway mpg fuel economy of 24/32.
For the audience of engine performance, choose the 2.4 liter engine with 201 hp power and 230 NM of torque. With 6-speed manual transmission, fuel consumption 8.5 (in town) – 12.33 (highway) km / liter.
Hybrid drive-train uses a gasoline engine as the main resource, while the electric motor provides additional power when needed. Lithium-ion battery packs are used to capture and store electricity to 20 horsepower electric motor. Together, the electric motor and gasoline engine produces 111 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 127 lb-ft of torque between 1000-3000 rpm. During braking, turn off the gasoline engine and electric motor acts as a generator to recharge the battery. At the stop, 1.5-liter engine can enter an idle-stop mode to save fuel and reduce emissions. The engine until the brake pedal is released.
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