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Car Acronyms: What Do They Mean?

motor1 Logo By Jeff Perez of motor1 | Slide 2 of 20: To accentuate Acura’s already acronym heavy lineup, the automaker includes with it a range of letters that you might need a master’s degree to understand fully. But worry not, we’ve got you covered on three of the most popular – including the new TMU + IPU acronyms used on the NSX.NSX: New, Sportscar, ExperimentalSH-AWD: Super Handling All-Wheel DriveP-AWS: Precision All-Wheel SteerTMU + IPU: Twin Motor Unit + Intelligent Power Unit

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To accentuate Acura’s already acronym heavy lineup, the automaker includes with it a range of letters that you might need a master’s degree to understand fully. But worry not, we’ve got you covered on three of the most popular – including the new TMU + IPU acronyms used on the NSX.

NSX: New, Sportscar, Experimental

SH-AWD: Super Handling All-Wheel Drive

P-AWS: Precision All-Wheel Steer

TMU + IPU: Twin Motor Unit + Intelligent Power Unit

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