Gallery: Honda Leaks Pics of Its AC-X Concept Plug-in Hybrid

Honda has leaked renderings of its upcoming AC-X Concept Plug-in Hybrid in advance of the Tokyo Motor Show next month, and they show a car with extremely advanced aerodynamics for improved efficiency. Details include adjustable bumpers, wheel covers, and other adaptable aerodynamic bits to create a super-efficient hybrid that can perform well even at high speeds. This is the sort of technology usually reserved for Formula 1 racing, though many types of underbody vehicle adjustments are banned even there because of the extreme costs involved in developing them. We know Honda has quietly been updating its wind tunnels recently, and this new technology must have been part of the reason.

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