Not to be outdone by Lexus and its new LF-CC racecar, Honda is also bringing a little more excitement to the Japanese Super GT racing series with its NSX Concept-GT. Yes, just like the original NSX, this racecar will wear the Honda badge in its home market when it replaces the current offering in that series, the non-production HSV-010 GT, which itself replaced the NSX in the series back in 2010.

Looking exactly how we'd imagine a race-prepped 2015 Acura NSX to look, this racer is mean and sexy at the same time, and it will be powered by a racing hybrid system with a turbocharged four-cylinder mounted behind the driver. No word on power output, but it will compete in the GT500 class, which restricts power output to 500 horsepower. Unlike the Lexus racecar, the Honda NSX Concept-GT will being competing this season starting with this weekend's race at the Suzuka Circuit before running the full 10-race 2014 season. Scroll down for the short press release.
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HONDA UNVEILS NSX CONCEPT-GT

Honda has unveiled the NSX CONCEPT-GT, a racing machine to enter into the GT500 class ofthe 2014 SUPER GT Series* Round 5 "2013 AUTOBACS SUPER GT" at Suzuka Circuit.

The NSX CONCEPT-GT is a dedicated racing vehicle based on the NSX Concept, the next-generation super sports car that made its world debut in January 2012 at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

This vehicle complies with the 2014 regulations on GT500 vehicles set by the Japan Automobile Federation. Along with a mid-mounted 2.0 L inline direct-injection 4-cylinder turbo engine, the vehicle is equipped with a racing hybrid system.

Prior to today's debut of the NSX CONCEPT-GT, American Honda Motor Co., Inc. showcased the running of a prototype NSX at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 4, the final day of the Honda Indy 200 at Mid-Ohio.


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      120Y
      • 1 Year Ago
      They might have pasted that sticker a bit forward and avoided the awkward cut... It looks nice, would be interesting to see it battle Nissan GTRs. Those dismissing it as a Civic are just xenophobes.
        chanonissan
        • 1 Year Ago
        @120Y
        they are gone to do battle all three, nissan , toyota and honda. Nissan nismo GTR GT500 Honda NSX concept GT Lexus LF-CC I donot know why AB has not mention the nismo GTR GT500 as all car companies press release the same day.
          chanonissan
          • 1 Year Ago
          @chanonissan
          see you accuse people of not know english, when you are posting without clarifing, eloberate yourself, and if you donot know about nissan do not post any misleading Info.
          chanonissan
          • 1 Year Ago
          @chanonissan
          the nismo GTR GT500 is also a refresh car, and new drive train, to comply with new regulations.
          chanonissan
          • 1 Year Ago
          @chanonissan
          this should the start of the first post,the NSX was in the series 2009, why mention the GTR as been in the series from 2009 as if the NSX was not there in the same period, as there was nothing new about the GTR, but yet you want to tell us how the NSX is new.
          chanonissan
          • 1 Year Ago
          @chanonissan
          When you refer to NSX as been new,as if the NSX has not been racing before the HSV 010, you mention nissan as been racing in the series from 2009, which the car that nissan use 2009 is different from the 2010, the 2010 version is differnt from the 2012, the current car name is Autech GTR, the new car is Nismo GTR GT.
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      shell
      • 1 Year Ago
      When the New NSX will come in the streets, all the high critics people will dream one. Honda come back to Formula 1 and we expect great things.
        chanonissan
        • 1 Year Ago
        @shell
        @shell when honda/ mclaren was winning F1 honda was getting their ass kick by Nissan Skyline GTR at home in Japan super car races.
      doc
      • 1 Year Ago
      nothing impressive, it will always be nothing more than just a japanese car
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      john m
      • 1 Year Ago
      When I first saw this picture, I thought it was a racing version of a..... CIVIC! Then I read the title and saw "NSX". Then I looked back at the picture and said..."really???" Then I started to see NSX in the front bumper area of the car. Sorry but it still looks like a glorified Civic to me.... LOL.
        john m
        • 1 Year Ago
        @john m
        It's a good thing they put a "NSX" sticker on the side of this car or I would have no idea it was an NSX...
      Griffen W
      • 1 Year Ago
      My first thought was "honda accord racecar?" That's not something that should be done for the halo car we've been teased with for what seems likeforever. Nothing really pays homage to the NSX other than being mid engine and even then it took looking at the giant scoops in the side to even recognize that. Sorry Honda, I love the NSX, but let it rest in peace. New animal deserves a new name.
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          john m
          • 1 Year Ago
          The NSX is mid-engine... really??? Thanks for the news flash! I'm so glad you're here to tell us these things:/ As far as me needing my eyes checked... You responded to my comment under Griffen W's comment. Way to go there Mr Magoo...
          chanonissan
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Aaron You are the one who thinks he knows every thing, even telling me Bull s**t Mclaren was more advance than williams, when it is williams who makes alot of mclaren gear box and design and help tune engine for Mc laren.
          chanonissan
          • 1 Year Ago
          technically mid engine is not exactly engine in the middle, it is classified as a mid engine because the front wheel are further up, and the engine is more backward, that is why the NSX is classified as one because of that layout. The Toyota Supra and Nissan GTR are also mid engines cars. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mid-engine_design
          Laszlo Panaflex
          • 1 Year Ago
          Technically, it's riding in a flip-flopped Accord platform....
      over9000
      • 1 Year Ago
      They should stop calling it the NSX. This is a front-engined rear wheel drive hybrid vehicle.
        Hek!
        • 1 Year Ago
        @over9000
        The HSV-010 was front-engined, but this is actually mid-engined. They should call it the NSX, with one reservation: NSX "Concept" because it seems to be lost in development just like the HSV-010 before it.
      bonehead
      • 1 Year Ago
      Are you sure thats not a honda accord coupe racecar? Cause im pretty sure an accord racer would look just like that.
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          Smilez1105
          • 1 Year Ago
          No, it really does. I love the NSX...concept. But this really does look like an accord.
        bonehead
        • 1 Year Ago
        @bonehead
        who is griffin? Seriously this car looks like what i would expect an Accord race car to look like. If you took the same shape adjustment that made a Nissan leaf look like this Leaf race car http://images.thecarconnection.com/lrg/2012-nissan-leaf-nismo-rc-electric-race-car_100418657_l.jpg And applied it to an accord coupe, it would look identical to the NSX above.
      CoolWaters
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks Great. Must Play Lottery...
      nassau
      • 1 Year Ago
      Honda employees are out and busy. They are dissing every negative comment about a "boy racer." The NSX was a super car, this is a Nascar version of a Civic on steroids. Silly at best.
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      GT_fan626
      • 1 Year Ago
      Which is faster? Nsx GT concept or Corvette C7.R?
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