2017 Acura Nsx With Custom Exhaust Runs The 1/4 Mile In 11 Seconds

2017 Acura NSX With Custom Exhaust Runs The 1/4 Mile In 11 Seconds

Unlike the Tesla Model S, Challenger Hellcat or McLaren 720S, we haven't seen the 2017 Acura NSX doing a lot of quarter-mile runs.

Some might say the reason is that it doesn't have a monstrous amount of power, with a reasonable 581 PS (573 HP) and 686 Nm (506 lb-ft) of torque at its disposal. Well, reasonable for a modern supercar, that is.

World's Fastest Honda S2000 Runs 1/4 Mile In Just 6.7 Seconds

World's Fastest Honda S2000 Runs 1/4 Mile In Just 6.7 Seconds

The world's fastest Honda S2000 is at it again, this time improving on its previous 1/4 mile record, which stood at 6.9 seconds, until this week.

As you can imagine, the car underwent some serious modifications in order to accelerate as fast as it does. While its original four-cylinder F22 engine was retained, the S2000 was fitted with a massive turbocharger, amounting for 1,351 RWHP, over 375 HP per cylinder.

Rail Fans' Dream: Steam Train Runs Across From Luxury Sleeper

Rail fans' dream: Steam train runs across from luxury sleeper

KYOTO--Along with riding a vintage steam locomotive chugging along the tracks, lucky visitors to the Kyoto Railway Museum may get the added bonus of seeing one of the hottest trains passing alongside.

If the timing is right, passengers of the retro-looking SL Steam can enjoy running next to West Japan Railway Co.'s luxury sleeper train, the Twilight Express Mizukaze, which started operations in June.

Athletics: Debutant Ando Runs Japan's 4th Fastest Female Marathon

Athletics: Debutant Ando runs Japan's 4th fastest female marathonYuka Ando made a sensational start to her marathon career Sunday, crossing the Nagoya Women's Marathon finish line second to punch her ticket to this summer's world athletics championships.
Ando set a time of 2 hours, 21 minutes, 36 seconds -- the fourth fastest in history by a Japanese woman, and the fastest ever by a first-time female Japanese marathon runner.

‘one Piece’ Train Begins Runs To Help Kumamoto Rebuilding

‘One Piece’ train begins runs to help Kumamoto rebuildingUsually sailing the high seas, the Straw Hat Pirates of the popular manga "One Piece" have docked their ship to adorn the exterior of a local train, bringing smiles in this quake-ravaged region.
Kumagawa Railroad launched the sightseeing train operated under the “One Piece” theme between Hitoyoshi-Onsen Station in Hitoyoshi and Yunomae Station in Yunomae, both in Kumamoto Prefecture, on Oct. 29.

Tokyo University Runs Into Ethical Dilemma

Tokyo University Runs Into Ethical DilemmaLike many other things in life, science is a two-edged sword – there are ways to use it for good, as well as options to reside on the other end of the spectrum. It looks like a robotic hand that always turns out to be the winner when challenging humans to a game of rock, paper, scissors has now sent a Tokyo university into an ethical dilemma of huge proportions since 1945 – should Japanese academics do away with a ban that is seven decades old in order to make use of such technology in weapons?

Royals Tag Tazawa For 4 Runs In 9th

Royals tag Tazawa for 4 runs in 9thBoston’s Junichi Tazawa found out the hard way that life as a closer can have its lousy days.
Tazawa gave up four runs and six hits in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for an 8-6 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday.

Athletics: Kiryu Runs Wind-assisted 9.87

Athletics: Kiryu runs wind-assisted 9.87Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu now knows the sensation of running the men's 100 meters in under 10 seconds -- too bad, this time it was wind assisted.
The 19-year-old Kiryu clocked 9.87 to win the men's invitational sprint at the Texas Relays on Saturday although his time was deemed invalid for official purposes as the wind at his back (3.3 meters per second) exceeded the allowable limit of 2.0 meters per second.

Sony Xperia E4 Now On Pre-order For £100, Runs Kitkat

Sony announces Xperia E4: 5-inch qHD display and MediaTek processorSony quietly introduced the Xperia E4 but failed to offer proper details on specs, price and availability. It was a bit of a botched launch, where the Japanese company mixed things up and said that the smartphone came with KitKat but then claimed that it would be powered by Lollipop.

Tequila Patron Esm Runs First Laps In Honda Coupe

Tequila Patron ESM Runs First Laps in Honda CoupeTequila Patrón ESM attacked the 2015 sports car racing season today by running the all-new Honda Performance Development ARX-04b Honda prototype coupe for the first time. Tequila Patrón ESM principal Scott Sharp was first inside the enclosed-cockpit racing machine.