Acura NSX Concept at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

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  • Looks like: Déjà vu. It's the same NSX concept we saw last year
  • Defining characteristics: It has an interior! We finally get a peek inside Acura's new supercar
  • Ridiculous features: It's a hybrid mid-engine exotic car
  • Chances of being mass-produced: No update on this; still at least two years out

Before we get to see the production version of the NSX, Acura has another concept to show off. The styling of the NSX concept that we saw at the 2012 Detroit auto show was pretty outlandish; this year's version is practically the same, except this time we get a peek inside.

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This year's NSX concept uses the same powertrain setup as the previous version: a mid-mounted, direct-injected V-6 engine mated to Acura's Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system. It uses a pair of electric motors to generate torque and apply it to the front wheels for better cornering control and improved handling, according to Acura.

What's new, however, is the car's interior. The latest iteration of the NSX concept features a cabin based on what Acura calls the "Human Support Cockpit" theme, which focuses on the "synergy between man and machine," the automaker said in a statement. It looks like the car uses a streamlined interface that's virtually button-free. Check out the pictures below for more details.

The production version of the NSX will be made in Ohio, but Acura is mum on a timeline. At last year's Detroit auto show, the automaker said we can expect to see the supercar in dealerships in about three years. 

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

Comments 

Jay

Looks great except its still two years away. Why torture us...

Ken L.

I think Acura should release the NSX as-is this year. Making the public wait another 2 years will not do much to generate interest if we've already seen this shape in the past several auto shows. It should be out now competing with the Aventador.

Null

A hybrid vehicle competing with the Aventador?

Soakee

I guess "outlandish styling" is subjective. The NSX's styling is certainly NOT outlandish to me, although it is a little busy.

5:00 PM

From the front It looks like a 1989 Pontiac.

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