2015 Acura NSX to debut at the Detroit Motor Show

After years of speculation and the debut of a conceptual prototype at 2012′s Beijing Motor Show — not to mention an appearance of sorts in The AvengersAcura’s production version of the next-generation NSX supercar is finally set for an unveiling. Set to take the stage at the 2015 North American International Auto Show next month, the vehicle is the long-awaited successor to the original NSX, which ceased production back in 2005. Said chief engineer Ted Klaus of the car:

After three years of intensive development work we are excited to reveal this next-generation supercar — the Acura NSX — to the world. We’ve developed a human-centered supercar that responds to the will of the driver and that builds upon the NSX heritage.

To whet your appetite ahead of the official debut, Acura has even released a brief teaser video — offering enthusiasts an early glimpse of the vehicle and the sound of its three-motor, twin-turbocharged Sport Hybrid power unit.

Check it out above and look for the NSX to be unveiled live on YouTube at 11:50 a.m. EST January 12, 2015.


Toyota FT-1 Concept

Kicking off the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Toyota pulls the red curtain on its FT-1 concept coupe. The sleek FT-1 (Future Toyota 1) has been a project of the automotive company’s Calty design studio for over two years now, and will further commemorate its 40th anniversary.

Pairing a traditional front-engine placement with rear-wheel drive, the aggressively curvy two-door concept is heavily influenced by Toyota’s sports car past, especially its Celica and Supra lines. Exterior features include a 2000GT-inspired wraparound windshield and side windows, a retractable rear wing, robust fenders, an Enzo-like front bumper, a unique vent system, and much more. On the inside, the driver sits back in a low cockpit with an F1-inspired steering wheel, a delta-shaped display zone, composite seating and a heads up display to keep its driver focused on the road ahead.

Though its technical features and possible release details are unknown, the Toyota FT-1 will be available on Sony’s Gran Turismo 6.


Infiniti Reveals First Images of Q50 Eau Rouge Concept

Infiniti has revealed the first images of the Q50 Eau Rouge concept which will have its world premiere at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit on January 13. A high-performance design concept based on Infiniti’s Q50 premium sports sedan, the Q50 Eau Rouge draws inspiration for aerodynamic design from the technical collaboration between Infiniti and four-time Formula One World Champions Infiniti Red Bull Racing.

The Q50 Eau Rouge is lower and wider, with only the roof and door profiles remaining unchanged from the production Q50. Additional highlights include a deep and detailed carbon fiber front splitter, rear diffuser and side sill skirts, carbon fiber roof and door mirror casings, 21-inch lightweight forged alloy wheels and a dual-exit exhaust sports system below a large integrated rear spoiler.

More information about the Q50 Eau Rouge will be revealed during a press conference at the North American International Auto Show at 9:20 a.m. EST on January 14.

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Infiniti Reveals First Images of Q50 Eau Rouge Concept