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At the Detroit Auto Show last month, Ford and Acura both had the opportunity to take a few shots at the five-year-old Ferrari 458 Italia. Ford unveiled its breathtaking GT, which get its motivation from a 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 that produces over 600hp. Acura countered with its next generation NSX, which uses complex hybrid wizardry to deliver all-wheel-drive and 550hp.  Ferrari was likely just sitting back in a leather chair, sipping on a nice Chianti, because it knew that it was about to drop a bomb on the automotive landscape. And today, the storied Italian sports car maker did just that with the introduction of the 488 GTB. The 488 GTB is the mid-cycle refresh of the 458 Italia, and boy... Read more...
Acura has taken so long to bring the NSX to production that I’ve sort of lost interest. That’s not to say that the NSX won’t be an amazing vehicle, but Ford has pretty much stolen the show at this year’s Detroit Auto Show with the all-new GT supercar (Ford didn’t hype the GT prior to its unveil; it just dropped the mic this morning and walked off stage). And we have to also realize that Acura first unveiled the concept for the second generation NSX way back in 2012. Three years a long time, but here were are with the official reveal of the production model. Like the aforementioned GT, the 2016 Acura NSX makes use of a V6 engine that is force-fed via twin turbochargers. But the NSX’s V6 is augmented... Read more...