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Re: quattro-digest V3 #1318

Knowing nothing about F1, Ferarris or Hondas, could you possibly be talking
about the seriously sharp sports car known in the U.S. as the "Acura NSX"?  I
can see how one might lust after that.

Jay Levitt
96 A4Q, Europa Blue/Anthracite, no cupholders, rope-mounted changer

In a message dated 96-11-04 03:36:00 EST, Phil Payne wrote:

> In message <Pine.HPP.3.95.961103175058.3755C-100000@bluejay.creighton.edu> 
> Psycho Bob writes:
>  > On Sun, 3 Nov 1996, Phil Payne wrote:
>  >
>  > >> Now, I do agree that the twin turbo RX7 is one hot little sports
>  > >> car-in fact it is the only japanese sports car I truly lust after...
>  >
>  > >Do you not have that fearsome Honda thing with the detuned F1 engine in
>  > >the USA?
>  >
>  > Well, one thing is about Honda, but another with that "detuned F1
>  > What Honda meant was that the Integra GS-R had VTEC (variable timing
>  > something or other) engine. But it has absolutely no relation whatsoever
>  > with any racing engine I know of.
>  No, there's a limited edition beast that looks a little like a Ferrari
>  348 but is better styled - lower and a little wider.  I think it uses a
>  V10 450bhp similar to the engine Honda supplied to Williams for the
>  1989(?) F1 season, but detuned to 450bhp.  A true supercar in the
>  McLaren F1 style.