Acura Automobiles: Next-Generation Acura NSX to Serve as Official Pace Car for a 93rd Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Posted on 26. Jun, 2015 by in Acura Canada

The next-generation Acura NSX supercar will offer as a central gait automobile in a 93rd using of a Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Jun 28. With a tradition racing-inspired livery, a twin-turbo charged NSX gait automobile will lead a margin of 140 entrants to a tip of a 14,110-foot Colorado mountain.

“The Acura NSX is a ultimate opening automobile and a novel approach to foster a capabilities is a iconic competition adult Pikes Peak,” pronounced Mike Accavitti, comparison clamp boss and ubiquitous manager of a Acura Division. “As a gait car, a savage that is NSX will not be entirely let of a cage, though fans and drivers will still get a initial glance of a singular character, opening and doing of a NSX in a one-of-a-kind racing environment.”

Powering a NSX by a 12.4-mile, 156-turn march is a bespoke 75-degree twin-turbo V6 engine corresponding to a 9-speed twin purchase delivery and 3 engine Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system, that delivers ‘on a rails’ cornering capability essential to conquering a perfectionist towering course. The gait automobile was specifically prepared for a competition by Honda RD Americas, Inc., that is also heading a tellurian growth of a NSX. The supercar will be driven by Sage Marie, comparison manager of American Honda Public Relations, a two-time Pikes Peak aspirant and highway racer. Marie won a initial Pirelli World Challenge B-Spec competition in 2012 and has raced in several other vital motorsports events, including a 2013 and 2014 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

In a Pikes Peak first, Acura will implement 24 cameras along a march to constraint a NSX’s ancestral run as a central gait automobile with a 360-degree array of images of supercar. Fans can conduct to Acura’s amicable media channels – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube – where a images will be remade into to an disdainful video, after a NSX heads to a tip of a towering during 7:40 a.m. MDT. Additionally, a run will be lonesome live on Acura amicable media channels. 

For those means to attend Pikes Peak in person, a NSX will be accessible for observation during a series of pre-race activities including a event’s media day and VIP accepting in Colorado Springs on Thursday, Jun 25, and during a renouned Fan Fest in downtown Colorado Springs, 5–10 p.m. MDT on Friday, Jun 26.

The NSX is one of 4 Acura models creation a Pikes Peak run, that also includes a Acura ILX and TLX sports sedans and a prior era NSX.

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Acura offers a full line of pointing crafted performance-luxury vehicles by a network of approximately 270 U.S. dealers. The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. The next-generation Acura NSX mid-engine supercar will shortly join a Acura lineup.

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