Get A Load Of This Naked Carbonfibre 2017 Acura NSX GT3 Race Car

Acura has released a bunch of photos of its NSX GT3 car testing in glorious bare carbonfibre, as it prepares for its 2017 motorsport campaign

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It’s pretty much science fact that cars look cooler in pure, naked carbonfibre. With that in mind, we were more than a little excited when Acura dropped these images of the 2017 NSX GT3 car testing at Michigan’s GingerMan Raceway in - you guessed it - pure, naked carbonfibre. Can I get a hnnng?

Acura - Get A Load Of This Naked Carbonfibre 2017 Acura NSX GT3 Race Car  - Motorsport

It’s expected to receive its FIA GT3 homologation this autumn, and it’ll be a much simpler beast than the road-going NSX. It features neither a four-wheel drive system, nor a hybrid powertrain.

Acura - Get A Load Of This Naked Carbonfibre 2017 Acura NSX GT3 Race Car  - Motorsport

You do get the same 3.5-litre, mid-mounted V6 found in the road car though, which sends all of its power to the rear via a six-speed sequential gearbox.

Acura - Get A Load Of This Naked Carbonfibre 2017 Acura NSX GT3 Race Car  - Motorsport

The racing version also features a massive rear wing, an underbody diffuser and larger vents to cool the V6 engine.

The car will get its first taste of competition in the 2017 motorsport season.