Honda Motor Co. has announced that it will manufacture its new Acura NSX sports car at a new $70 million plant, the Performance Manufacturing Center, it is building in Ohio.
Once the plant that will sit next to Honda’s existing facility in Marysville is operating in 2015, about 100 skilled workers will manufacture cars there. It will be the third Honda plant in the Buckeye State and the 15th major manufacturing plant in North America.
The Acura NSX has long been a model in Acura’s stable. It was built in Japan from 1990 to 2005. The newest NSX sports car will sport an all-wheel drive hybrid powertrain powered by a mid-mounted V-6. To be built solely in Ohio, the Acura NSX will be sold in North America and abroad.