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Honda will be teasing its NSX supercar at Indy in early August – an Acura NSX prototype dressed with custom graphics will lap the road course in advance of the Indy 200 IndyCar Series race in Lexington, Ohio.

The NSX isn’t due until 2015, but nothing like offering a glimpse of what it’ll all shape up like. The exterior of the running prototype isn’t the final word, because it maintains the styling and proportions of the NSX Concept that originally debuted in Detroit in 2012 and was ‘updated’ for the NAIAS this year.

It will however wear the production vehicle’s mid-mounted next-gen VTEC V6 mill, which is paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and an integrated electric traction motor. Two additional electric motors control torque distribution to each individual rear wheels independently, and help make up the three-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive) system.

The NSX is set to be produced at the newly-established 184,000 sq ft Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.