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A couple weeks ago, we brought you the first ever photos of actual prototypes for the 2010 Acura NSX (which might be sold as a Honda in some markets). How will the car look with all its camouflage stripped off? Have a look at our latest illustrations for our best guess.

The new NSX, which has been delayed repeatedly, is expected to incorporate a front-mounted, 550 hp V10 engine and a new high-performance, rear-wheel-drive based version of Acura’s ‘Super Handling All-Wheel Drive’ (SH-AWD). A similar RWD/AWD system is also expected for the 2011 Acura RL.

Honda showed its Advanced Sports Car Concept at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, a preview of the next-generation NSX, but failed to deliver a production version — as Honda said it would — at the 2007 Tokyo show.

According to **** Colliver, executive vice president of American Honda Motor Co., the delay has been because designers couldn’t agree on the NSX’s styling. “All of the designers are working together on the NSX, but they can’t agree on the styling,” he said in January this year.

American Honda President and CEO Tetsuo Iwamura recently confirmed the NSX will be launched in the U.S. in 2010. Honda will also be launching the Acura brand in Japan and Europe around the same time, but the automaker says it will launch the NSX in the U.S. market first.

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The pictures aren't working for me but from what I've seen so far - I like the original model (both that and the updated version) MUCH better.. This is looking very generic to me..
 

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it looks similar to the lexus supercar thats coming out
I agree. I also think it looks allot like the GT-R. I would suspect that there is some corporate espionage going on between Lexus, Nissan and Honda. Cuz the lines seem very similar. That is, unless these 3 have "discovered" something with those lines being special in some form.

If I was in the market for a Japanese "super car" I would have to go with the GT-R at this point. I think these 3 are going to dilute the "Japanese super car" market. I think these 3 are going to canabalize each other. Cuz back in the day you had Mopar guys, Ford guys and Chevy guys. Chevy had the Camaro, then Ford had the Mustang, then Mopar had the 'Cuda. There was heavier brand allegiance back then. The Mopar guys were waiting for Mopars answer to the Camaro and Mustang, and Chevelle. The fans of Japanese cars typically don't have that allegiance to a brand. They tend to go with whatever direction the wind is blowing. Today Nissan is up, tomorrow, Honda is up ... and so on, and so on, and ...

I do welcome this competition though. It's fun.
 

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I like it BUT....I liked much better that concept for it that came out about two years ago....I forget the name but it paid homage to the first NSX while taking it into the 21st century.....I will see if I can Google it...was awesome whereas this to me looks "safe".
 

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Better looking than the previous gen. As it should be with time. I noticed that the taillight flows into the body line, that reminds me of the G6 coupe.
 

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I like it BUT....I liked much better that concept for it that came out about two years ago....I forget the name but it paid homage to the first NSX while taking it into the 21st century.....I will see if I can Google it...was awesome whereas this to me looks "safe".
Are you talking about the HSC? (Honda Sport Concept)





I really liked that concept. Seems more supercar-like IMO...

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Are you talking about the HSC? (Honda Sport Concept)





I really liked that concept. Seems more supercar-like IMO...

-Chase
Yes that was it thanks! To me this carries on the basic feel of the NSX far better than this new one that has far more conventional proportions.
 

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Question is, will Honda keep the Corvette look in the final product?


 
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