Report: Baby Honda NSX to get hybrid turbo SH-AWD

Report: Baby Honda NSX to get hybrid turbo SH-AWD image

Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Acura, Unknown | posted July 28, 2015 17:17

Hybrid-driven baby NSX to borrow technology from Acura's halo car

It appears that a smaller version of the 2016 Acura NSX will indeed be made into a production car according to a recent report by Motoring AU.

For starters, it will be apparently be using an identical platform of the NSX and will be driven by a 2.0-liter turbocharged hybrid engine. Power is then transferred to all four wheels via a SH-AWD (Super Handling-All Wheel Drive) system that allows all-wheel steering.

As for its exterior design, a source close to the matter stated that it is already complete and is expected to have its global reveal either at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, or next year's North American International Auto Show.

Honda baby NSX render

If the earlier leaked patent images from Acura were to be believed, then the upcoming sports car will still resemble the 2016 NSX though it gets slight changes on its rear and side design.

Even though it borrows its technology and styling from Acura, it will reportedly be branded as a Honda since Acura already has the NSX as a halo car. It will be categorized as a two-seater sports car and may become the spiritual successor or new-generation S2000 added the motoring website.

Source: Motoring AU