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RolledaNsx
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Type-R [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-06-2019 12:53
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Hearing talk it will debut at Pebble Beach.

The rumor is 600ps ICE and 50ps rear Electric Motor.
No front TMU. 300-500 pounds lighter!

Mikeydred
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Re: Type-R [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-06-2019 13:02
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Without looking at what Threads were started, I was going to say this would be great time for a type R to tie a connection to anniversary, maybe they do get it. 300 to 500 pounds would make it a beast. So with lost of TMU it would be RWD and the electric motor just cleans up the shifting and helps elminate turbo lag I assume?
96civicEX
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Re: Type-R [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-06-2019 14:36
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RolledaNsx wrote:
Hearing talk it will debut at Pebble Beach.

The rumor is 600ps ICE and 50ps rear Electric Motor.
No front TMU. 300-500 pounds lighter!



If this is true, I'm exited. It would put the NSX in serious performance territory. I'd be happy to see Honda battling the 488 and Huracan.

nsx_s2k
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Re: Type-R [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 02-07-2019 17:47
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Rolled,

Now what you are proposing sounds genuinely tantalizing. On the surface, what you outline would seem to be a significant improvement! I will wait to see if Honda/Acura follows through


 
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