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Acura NSX GT3 public testing, 2017 Hyundai Elantra top safety rating | Autoblog Minute

Acura is set to publicly track test the NSX GT3, and the Insurance Institute for Highway Saftey has awarded its Top Saftey Pick+ honors to a Hyundai sedan. Senior Producer Chris McGraw reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.
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[00:00:00] This latest video from Acura offers us some sights and sounds of the NSX GT3. The track car makes use of the same twin-turbo V6 as the road going supercar but it does not use the hybrid all-wheel drive system found in the production NSX. Instead, power is sent to the rear wheels. Acura hopes its NSX GT3 will be FIA approved and on the track competing by 2017.

[00:00:30] In vehicle safety news, the Hyundai Elantra has snagged a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. This is the top honor handed out by the IIHS and it is only awarded to vehicles that score a rating of good in the moderate overlap front, small overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraint tests. The car must also offer a front crash prevention system with either an advanced or superior rating. For Hyundai Elantra the Top Safety Pick+ rating applies to

[00:01:00] 2017 models built after March. More details can be found at For Autoblog I'm Chris McGraw.

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