Meet the woman in charge of designing the Honda NSX supercar

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It’s hard to imagine any job more trustingly phallic or back-slappingly blokey than designing super cars. If you had to picture the process it would be a room full of men with beards and expensive pencils making “grrr” and “yeah” sounds in caveman voices, which is why it’s such a revelation to discover that the newest super car on the block, Honda’s reimagined NSX, was largely the work of a woman whose first design job was sketching prom dresses. Michelle Christensen the exterior design project leader for the fast and…

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Porsche Left a Cheeky Message On the 911 GT3 That Acura Bought to Develop the NSX

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“Good luck, Honda . . .” A note to any automakers benchmarking cars built by Porsche: They will find you, and they’ll probably leave you goofy messages hidden somewhere in the car. That’s what happened when the 911 GT3 Acura was using to help develop the NSX’s steering went back to the dealer for a recall service. As many automakers do, Acura bought its 911 GT3 anonymously, but Porsche was able to figure out who it belonged to when it looked at the car’s black-box data, according to Automotive News.…

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