Acura unveils NSX pace car for 2015 Pikes Peak

Acura has taken the wraps off the NSX pace car for the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The second generation of the highly anticipated supercar will be making its appearance this Sunday and will lead the field of 140 entrants who will battle to obtain the best time to the top of the Colorado mountain which is 14,110 feet tall. The track has no less than 156 turns and is 12.4 miles long and Acura has announced plans to install a whopping 24 cameras all over the course to get 360-degree images of their new model.

2016 Acura NSX pace car for Pikes Peak
2016 Acura NSX pace car for Pikes Peak

The NSX pace car was customized by Honda R&D Americas while behind the wheel is going to be senior manager of American Honda Public Relations, Sage Marie, who is also a two-time winner at Pikes Peak. Acura hasn’t released any other details about the car but we already know it has a Super Handling All-Wheel Drive encompassing a V6 3.5-liter twin-turbo engine and three electric motors to generate a combined output of more than 550 bhp.

2016 Acura NSX pace car for Pikes Peak
2016 Acura NSX pace car for Pikes Peak

Acura will start selling the all-new NSX towards the end of this year as a 2016MY and the starting price will be similar to the Audi R8 which in United States begins at $115,900.

Source: Acura

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