Acura Automobiles: NSX GT3 Evo To Compete Globally in 2019

Posted on 13. Oct, 2018 by in Acura Canada

  • NSX GT3 to advantage from array of upgrades
  • Improved bodywork to broach aloft tip speed and softened handling
  • ‘Under a Skin’ enhancements embody turbochargers and cooling system
  • Customer teams to advantage from updates opposite tellurian platforms

Acura Motorsports is gratified to announce that an extended Acura NSX GT3, designated a NSX GT3 Evo, will contest on racetracks via a universe in 2019.

Based on a race-winning Acura NSX prolongation model, a latest expansion of a mixed race-winning NSX GT3 facilities a array of critical revisions directed during delivering softened opening and trustworthiness to patron racing teams around a globe.

“We are intensely gratified to benefaction a selection of a 2019 NSX GT3 Evo today,” pronounced Masashi Yamamoto, ubiquitous manager, Honda Motorsports. “While a automobile has already won in some of a world’s many prestigious GT3 series, we trust in constantly improving a products and providing a best probable apparatus and support for a customers.

“Through a NSX GT3 Customer Racing Program, an general partnership between a array of Honda’s technical partners, we have been means to mix imagination on a tellurian turn to conclude a set of upgrades for a latest chronicle of a NSX GT3 that will advantage each one of a patron teams worldwide.”

Revised bodywork, including a new front splitter, diffuser and back bumper, will revoke drag to emanate aloft tip speeds, urge cooling and raise both change and driveability for an even wider operation of pledge and veteran drivers.

New turbochargers will urge stifle response, boost control, and fuel economy and will be retrofitted to all existent NSX GT3s in further to a new NSX GT3 Evo. Newly built cars will also underline softened hardware and calibrations for a anti-lock braking complement (ABS), and an upgraded Bosch arrangement and data-logging section to boost potency and raise a motorist experience. These improvements will also be accessible as Variant Supply (VF) to retrofit to existent NSX GT3s.

The effects of these updates, a outcome of consistent research of information generated from within a tellurian NSX GT3 Customer Racing Program over a final dual years of contrast and

racing, will be softened opening and reduced regulating costs, a outcome of a 25 percent boost in engine life and larger member durability.

The latest expansion of a Acura NSX GT3 retains a iota of what creates a NSX one of a many sought-after supercars for a road.

The 3.5-liter, twin-turbocharged V6 engines are built alongside their production-vehicle counterparts during a Anna Engine Plant in Ohio, USA, and use a same pattern specification, including a block, heads, valve train, crankshafts, pistons and dry-sump lubrication system.

Several racing modifications to a car, including a six-speed, sequential-shift racing gearbox, state-of-the-art framework and aerodynamic package, and a really latest in FIA-standard reserve systems, finish a ultimate mid-engined GT3 racer.

As with a stream NSX GT3 racer, framework issue during a Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio, USA. Final public is finished by JAS Motorsport in Milan, Italy.  As partial of a NSX GT3 Customer Racing Program, Mugen and Honda Performance Development (HPD) are obliged for technical and sales support in Japan and North America, respectively, while JAS Motorsport has shortcoming for automobile support in a rest of a world.

The NSX GT3 done a entrance in late 2016 and has tackled some of a world’s iconic GT races, including a 24 Hours of Daytona and Spa; a 12 Hours of Sebring; Petit Le Mans and a FIA GT World Cup in Macau.

The automobile is a mixed foe leader in a IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship’s GTD multiplication and is one of a categorical contenders for a Drivers’, Teams’ and Manufacturers’ titles this year.

It is also a leader in a Pirelli World Challenge and a lectern finisher in a Blancpain GT Series Asia. Examples have contested ADAC GT Masters in Germany, Super GT in Japan and comparison events in a Intercontinental GT Challenge.

Acura NSX GT3 Technical Specifications

About Acura
Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of peculiarity and reliability. The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX reward oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX foe sedan, a five-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV, and a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.

Five of a 6 models in a Acura lineup are done exclusively in executive Ohio, regulating domestic and globally-sourced parts, including a ILX and TLX oppulance sports sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), a RDX and MDX oppulance SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and a Acura NSX supercar, that is built to sequence during a Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

Additional media information including pricing, facilities specifications and high-resolution photography is accessible at AcuraNews.com. Consumer information is accessible at Acura.com. Follow Acura on amicable media at Acura.us/SocialChannels.

About Honda Performance Development
HPD was founded in 1993 to spearhead American Honda’s entrance into Indy automobile racing. No other manufacturer has matched a company’s success in Indy cars, that includes 237 foe victories, 16 drivers’ championships, 7 rival manufacturers’ championships and 12 Indianapolis 500 victories given 2004.  

HPD, Acura and Honda have a story of success in continuation sports automobile racing, with some-more than 100 antecedent victories given 1991, including possibly category or altogether victories during a Rolex 24, 12 Hours of Sebring, 24 Hours of Le Mans and Petit Le Mans.  Acura and HPD swept all antecedent championships in a 2009 American Le Mans Series; and won a North American Endurance Championship manufacturers’ pretension in 2016.  Prior to a initial of HPD in 1993, Acura won 25 races and 3 uninterrupted IMSA Camel Lights Championships from 1991-93.

HPD’s Acura and Honda engines have available 79 foe wins during continuation sports automobile races around a world, with 71 of those victories entrance in a HPD-developed line of sports antecedent cars. In reduction than dual years of North American GT3 competition, a Acura NSX GT3 has available 5 races wins and 3 poles.  For some-more information about HPD and a company’s racing product lines, greatfully revisit http://hpd.honda.com.

About JAS Motorsport
JAS Motorsport was founded in 1995 in Milan, Italy and became an central Honda foe group in 1998 and a technical partner 3 years later. Initially regulating Honda’s race-winning teams in a Super Touren Wagen Cup in Germany, a British Touring Car Championship and a European Super Touring Car Cup with mythological drivers like Tom Kristensen and Gabriele Tarquini,

JAS combined a initial Civic Type R for grass-roots circuit racing and rallying. JAS ran Honda Racing’s FIA World Touring Car Championship programme from 2012 to 2017 and claimed a Manufacturers’ World Championship pretension in 2013. Currently, it is obliged for a Honda Civic Type R TCR, that has already won scurry and continuation racing championships opposite a universe in 2018, and for a public of a NSX GT3 as good as providing technical and sales support for a car’s business in all territories solely North America and Japan.

About Mugen
Founded in 1973 by Hirotoshi Honda, Mugen (meaning ‘without limit’) is an engine tuner and tools manufacturer that manufactures OEM components for Honda Motor Company. Since apropos concerned in motorsport in 1986, Mugen-tuned engines have won some-more than 50 vital motorsport titles including a International Formula 3000 Championship, Super GT Championship and vital one-off races. Mugen energy units have won 4 Formula 1 Grands Prix and triumphed during a past 5 Isle of Man TT races in a TT Zero class.

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