Gallery: 7 Sexy, Sporty Hybrid Cars Hitting the Streets Soon

Honda unveiled an NSX concept at the Detroit Auto Show that is a preview of the next NSX. This time rather than just featuring a mid-engine V6 engine, the next-generation NSX will be powered by a hybrid powertrain. Honda has announced plans for a new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All Wheel Drive) hybrid system. The system will employ a next-generation 3.5L VTEC V6 with direct-injection mated to a dual clutch transmission with a built-in electric motor that will send its power to the rear wheels, while two electric motors will send negative or positive torque to the front wheels during cornering.

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  1. Ramon Calicdan February 19, 2012 at 6:01 am

    The icars of the future…ielectric, electrifying!!!

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