Acura built an electric NSX to tackle Pikes Peak

Acura’s is one of the most famous brands has eagerly anticipated next-gen NSX is finally going into production for next year 2017, but the car will hit the road before then – sort of. The company will race a highly modified version at the Pikes Peak hill climb event on 26 June. However, unlike the (mostly) gas-powered consumer model, The “EV Concept” race vehicle will be powered by powerfull four electric motors, one on each wheel. That means it looks roughly the same as a production NSX (other than the scoop and wing), but the custom EV drive train is built for racing.

The company hasn’t said how much power the motors make, but they will give the car something called “four-wheel torque vectoring.” That means engineers can dial a precise amount of power to each wheel, making it perform better in corners and when accelerating. Everyone can waiting for this amazing model by Acura.

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