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Acura NSX Production Version to be unveiled at the Detroit show

October 24, 2012 in Auto News, Detroit-motor-show, Motor Show by admin

Last year we saw Acura NSX prototype official launch and this year Acura plans to debut Acura NSX production version at Detroit Motor Show. The Honda Acura executive told that the production version of the NSX is identical to the concept car in terms of styling.

acura-nsx

According to source, it has an ultra sophisticated hybrid system featuring two Electric Motor Drive Unit with adjustable control system. This system also has a powerful next generation VTEC V-6 engine with direct-injection. The estimated power output is 400 hp (298 kW) and this new NSX will be engineered and built in the U.S. The work is being controlled by Honda’s R&D Americas at a plant in Central Ohio.

Acura NSX front view

A Honda executive also told that the new NSX could enter in GT racing mostly in 2014. For further details regarding the Acura’s NSX, we have to wait till it comes.

Acura NSX revealed

Acura NSX concept

Acura NSX prototype

 

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2013 Detroit Auto Show Full Details

September 6, 2012 in Auto News, Detroit-motor-show, Motor Show, New Cars, Unveiled Cars by admin

2013 Detroit Auto Show:

Date   : January 14 – 27, 2013
Venue: COBO center, Detroit, Michigan

The North American International Auto Show 2013 is where the international automobile group comes together to catch up on the newest information and events. Be a part of more of your colleagues around the world at the sector’s most purposeful yearly occasion. Moreover to some of the automobile globe’s most eagerly anticipated new automobile premieres, you’ll obtain unmatched access to more of the sector’s top management and thinkers than anywhere else in the hemisphere.

2013 Detroit Motor Show Logo

NAIAS 2012 presented 42 automobile debuts with 38 of those being globally introductions. Over 5,000 reporters joined from 58 nations. Nearly 30 % of the reporters were worldwide, thus assisting to propagate automobile information made at NAIAS 2012 to the world. Nearly 771,000 visitors passed through the gates during public days and NAIAS is exclusively placed to be four shows in one – a press preview, an industry preview, a charity preview and nine days public show.

North American International Auto Show 2013
2013 Detroit Auto Show Date Time Ticket Price Contact No
Press Preview January 14 – 15, 2013 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. 248.283.5125

Industry Preview January 16 – 17, 2013 Jan 16: Noon – 9 p.m.Jan 17: 7 a.m.- 9 p.m. $95 per person
(children 12 and under will not be admitted)
248.283.5169

Charity Preview January 18, 2013 6 p.m. – 9 p.m $300 per person, $290 of which is tax deductible 888.838.7500

Public Show January 19 – 27, 2013 Jan 19 – 26: 9 a.m. – 10 p.m.(no admittance after 9 p.m.)Jan 27: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

(no admittance after 6 p.m.)

Adults: $12 per person 248.283.5173
E-Tickets: $12 per person
Seniors: $6 (65 and older)
Children: $6 (7-12 years old; 6 and under free with a parent or guardian)

2012 Detroit Auto Show Galleries:

2013 chevrolet Sonic

2013 chevrolet sonic detroit show

Acura NSX Concept Car

Acura NSX Concept Car

Audi S4

Audi S4

BMW i8 Concept Car

BMW i8 Concept Car

chevrolet Pru 140S

Chevrolet Pru 140S

 

 

 

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Pagani Huayra’s Request Denied By NHTSA, But Still Huayra Will Build It To The US in 2013

May 18, 2012 in Detroit-motor-show, Motor sports by admin

As we previously reported, in 2000, NHTSA published a final rule that upgraded the necessities for air bags in passenger cars and light trucks, requiring what are commonly known as “advanced air bags” and all automakers had to obey with the regulations, but a few low-volume manufacturers like Tesla and Lamborghini were given exemptions. As expected, Pagani practical for a similar pass and because the company didn’t have the financial resources to develop such a system, the management has denied its request. So, as a result, the company will have to go back to the drawing board and develop the required advanced airbag system as necessary by the NHTSA to sell their car in the United States, but this would cost them around $5.7 million. They can also skip out on this souk as they did with the previous Zonda, and probably this will happen.

Update: Well, here comes the attractive part, because, according to GTspirit, Pagani decided start of US deliveries in first part of 2013.

“The US market is significant to Pagani and the potential of our company. The Huayra project had a US market foreword as a key goal from the start. The reception we are currently experiencing in the US fully supports our vision and will fuel our willpower to successfully deliver the Huayra to our clientele in the United States,” Pagani said.

So, Pagani confirms reports that a requested exception for the advanced airbag rule has been denied by NHTSA but denies this will enduringly disrupt a market foreword of the Pagani Huayra in the United States and, with preparations for the completion of an advanced airbag system done, and testing well under way a winning market introduction of the Pagani Huayra in the United States with a delay of six to nine months is still possible. This way we’ll see Pagani Huayra on the US roads as soon as the start of 2013.

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