Acura Built an Electric NSX to Take on Pikes Peak

Featuring an electric drivetrain built for racing
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Featuring an electric drivetrain built for racing
Image via: Honda

Image via: Honda

At this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, scheduled for June 26, Acura will race its 2017 NSX, as well as the NSX EV Concept. The latter features a total of four electric motors, one for each wheel. This means each wheel can behave independently, thanks to the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system that can precisely tailor the torque that's applied to each wheel. The result is that the NSX concept will be able to corner and accelerate better than a mechanical all-wheel drive car, as well as one- or two-motor EV models. The vehicle should be well suited to meet the demands of the 156 complex corners of Pikes Peak.

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