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Acura NSX prototype slated to run at Mid-Ohio before Indy 200

Next generation of automaker's highly-anticipated supercar will hit track before IndyCar race



MARKHAM, Ont.—Acura plans to run the prototype of its next-generation NSX supercar prior to next month’s Honda Indy 200 in Ohio.

The automaker announced the NSX will lap the road course at Mid-Ohio in Lexington, Ohio, Aug. 4 before the IndyCar series race hits the track.

Global development of the NSX, slated for launch in 2015, is being led by engineers at Honda R&D Americas, Inc. in Raymond, Ohio.

The NSX will be produced at a newly established Performance Manufacturing Center in nearby Marysville, Ohio.

According to Acura, the car will feature a mid-mounted V-6 engine mated to Acura’s innovative new three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive) system.

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