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It might look like an S2000 out there on the 'Ring, but something's not quite right. We've all ogled the spy pictures by now, but Inside Line has produced a nifty little video of what we all think is a development mule for the next Acura NSX. Just listen to that angry exhaust note – that ain't no 4 pot. The S2000 duds are a nice blending tactic – it doesn't draw that much attention to itself, and it gives Honda time to get it together after their body design was met with a yawn in Detroit. The grey bomber makes good use of its rumored 5.5 liter V10 and SH-AWD as it digs into corners and claws its way around the German racetrack. Unlike the original NSX, this time around, the Honda supercar platform will be front-engined, and may not be called NSX. The high points of this mule have already been covered, so click the pic and enjoy the video.
[Source: Inside Line]


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      • 7 Years Ago
      what a UGLY car! what even happen to if it' not broken, dont fix it! the current NSX is much sexier!
        • 7 Years Ago
        yeah, i guess u going to test that dildo on a guy instead of a girl? haha
        • 7 Years Ago
        FFS! People use your monkey brain logic and may be try to read once in a while.

        THIS IS A TEST MULE!!!! they are testing something that they don't want you to notice. Honestly, what to do you think they would do!?! Have a huge neon sign that said "ACURA TESTING 2009 NSX HERE PLEASE LOOK!"?

        I thought you need to be at least 13 to sign up to post this blog.
        • 7 Years Ago
        are you serious? maybe if you actually read the post and looked at the car you'd realize that this is a cut up S2000 being used to test the mechanicals of the new NSX. this is NOT the body for the next NSX.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Actually, the test mule isn't even that ugly. Sure, the design doesn't fit the NSX, but it would make a perfect RX-8 fighter.
        • 7 Years Ago
        Are you serious? A RX8 fighter? You better mean the styling. If not, you seriously need to read and listen to the video and article. You are comparing a wankel that makes 215 on the dyno to a 5.0L V10 that makes 550. And not only that, a rwd based AWD versus a RWD. The S2000 can run laps around a RX8 much less a V10 equipped NSX.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Looks like he's driving with a 911 Turbo for most of the video, meaning that's probably their performance target. Aiming high, Honda...

      Personally, I think that they would be better off with an $80K V8 GT rather than a $150K V10 GT...it's a lot harder to spend that kind of money on a Honda rather than an Aston or Maserati. However, this is still going to be a sweet car, can't wait to see the real thing.