Acura Automobiles: New Acura NSX Supercar to be Built in Ohio and Developed in a U.S.

Posted on 09. Jan, 2012 by in Acura Canada

Acura now announced during a North American International Auto Show in Detroit that an all-new Acura NSX supercar will be made in Ohio. In addition, a new sports vehicle will be grown in a U.S., including a Ohio Center of Honda RD Americas, Inc. (HRA).

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. President and CEO Takanobu Ito denounced a judgment chronicle of a Acura NSX now in Detroit.  Although Acura is gripping many of a vehicle’s sum underneath wraps, a new NSX will occupy a lightweight chassis, a mid-mounted V-6 engine and Acura’s innovative new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive) system.  Ito pronounced a new supercar will come to marketplace within 3 years.

Along with phenomenon a NSX concept, Ito announced that it will be built in Ohio.  Honda skeleton to furnish a new supercar nearby a stream vehicle prolongation operations in executive Ohio during a unique, modernized prolongation operation. The strange Acura NSX was built during Honda plants in Japan from 1990 to 2005.

“Honda associates are adult to a plea of producing a new NSX for tellurian business with a high grade of craftsmanship,” pronounced Hidenobu Iwata, conduct of Honda’s North American prolongation operations and boss of Honda of America Mfg., Inc.  “Honda associates in Ohio have been building high-quality Honda and Acura vehicles for scarcely 30 years, so this news in many ways is a perfection of their dynamic efforts.”

A group from HRA Ohio Center will lead a continued pattern and growth of a new vehicle.  Headquartered in Torrance, Calif., Honda RD Americas has vital investigate and car growth operations in a Raymond, Ohio center, where most of a work on a NSX will take place.

“We have a abounding story of formulating innovative new products for a business in a U.S. and in markets around a world,” pronounced Hiroshi Takemura, boss of Honda RD Americas, Inc. “The shortcoming to rise a all-new Acura NSX demonstrates a majority of a organization, a expertise of a associates and their ability to emanate an modernized and innovative supercar.”

About Honda Manufacturing in Ohio
Based on Honda’s longstanding joining to “build products tighten to a customer” Honda non-stop a initial vehicle plant in a U.S. scarcely 30 years ago, on Nov 1, 1982, in Marysville, Ohio.  Today, Honda builds some-more cars and light trucks in a state of Ohio than all other automakers combined.  Honda has a ability to build 680,000 newcomer cars and light trucks during a dual vehicle plants in Marysville and East Liberty, Ohio.

The company’s Anna, Ohio, engine plant, with ability of 1.18 million units, is a largest vehicle engine bureau in Honda’s tellurian prolongation network. Honda also manufactures involuntary transmissions in Russells Point, Ohio.

Honda now employs some-more than 13,500 Ohioans and has invested some-more than $8 billion in a endless operations in a state. In addition, Honda annually purchases scarcely $7 billion in tools and materials from some-more than 150 Ohio suppliers and some-more than $17.5 billion in tools and materials from some-more than 600 North American suppliers.

Honda has 7 vehicle plants in North America with a altogether ability to make 1.63 million automobiles. Using domestic and globally sourced parts, approximately 90 percent of a Honda and Acura products sole in a U.S. are built in North America.

About Honda RD in Ohio
Honda began vehicle investigate and growth in Ohio in 1985.  Today, a Honda RD Americas, Inc. Ohio Center is intent in finish product creation, encompassing all from marketplace and record investigate to engineering design, antecedent phony and testing, internal tools procurement, and support for mass production. 
Honda’s U.S. RD operations have grown 24 new models and are obliged for 6 vehicles in a company’s stream U.S. product portfolio—the Honda Odyssey minivan, Pilot SUV, Ridgeline pickup, and a Acura TL, MDX and ZDX luxury-performance automobiles. 

About Acura
Acura offers a full line of technologically modernized opening oppulance vehicles by a network of 272 dealers within a United States. The 2012 Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models including a RL oppulance opening sedan, a TL opening oppulance sedan, a TSX sports sedan and Sport Wagon, a turbocharged RDX crossover SUV, a MDX oppulance SUV and a ZDX four-door sports coupe.

For some-more information, contact:
Ron Lietzke during Honda of America Mfg.: 937-441-0968
ron_lietzke@ham.honda.com

Gary Robinson during Acura Public Relations: 310-783-3165
Gary_robinson@ahm.acura.com

Connect with Acura and Honda brands:
Acura Media Newsroom (for journalists): www.acuranews.com
Honda Media Newsroom (for journalists): www.hondanews.com

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