Acura Automobiles: Photos: Acura NSX GT3 Racecar Prepares for Competition

Posted on 08. Jul, 2016 by in Acura Canada

Acura motorsports is on a hurl – uninformed off a nearby prolongation NSX winning a North American racing entrance during a Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in a Time Attack 2 class, Acura has expelled a initial central images of a NSX GT3 racecar as it prepares to debate in North America in 2017.  The twin-turbocharged Acura NSX GT3 was photographed with exposed, lightweight, CO fiber bodywork during GingerMan Raceway in South Haven, MI as partial of a continued growth during circuits via a U.S. The automobile is slated for homologation as an FIA GT3 category racecar this fall.

“Building on a really plain substructure of a prolongation NSX, we’re creation solid swell in a growth and looking brazen to campaigning a GT3 racecar subsequent year,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, boss of Honda Performance Development.

The Acura NSX GT3 racecar facilities tradition bodywork and aero
components including a vast rug wing spoiler, underbody diffuser and enlarged
hood vents for fit engine cooling.  The NSX GT3 racecar is powered by a 3.5-liter, 75-degree, twin turbocharged DOHC V-6 engine regulating a same pattern specifications as a engine in a prolongation 2017 Acura NSX, including a block, heads, valvetrain, crankshaft, pistons and dry sump lubrication system.  The engine is interconnected with a 6-speed, sequential-shift racing gearbox, delivering energy to a back wheels.

The Acura NSX GT3 is constructed by a Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio, a disdainful production home for a new Acura NSX.  Its twin turbocharged V-6 engine is also fabricated in Ohio1. Initial growth of a NSX GT3 racecar was conducted by a company’s Japan competition engineering arm with contrast on competition circuits in Europe and Japan.  Additional development, contrast and final homologation to FIA GT3 tellurian racing specifications is now being undertaken by a company’s North American competition engineering group, Honda Performance Development (HPD), in Santa Clarita, California.

The Acura NSX GT3 racecar will allege a abounding bequest of Acura sports automobile racing campaigns and championships, including a 1991, 1992 and 1993 IMSA Camel Lights manufacturer and motorist championships, and a 2009 American LeMans manufacturer, motorist and group championships in both a LMP1 and LMP2 classes.  Acura now campaigns a span of TLX GT cars with Real Time Racing in a Pirelli World Challenge.  On Sunday, Jun 26, Acura’s Ryan Eversley finished a brush of a doubleheader competition weekend during Road America in a TLX GT.

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About Acura
Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an strange proceed to record and pattern that creates a new pushing experience. On Mar 27, 2016, Acura distinguished a 30th anniversary of a launch as a initial oppulance nameplate from a Japanese automaker.

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. This spring, Acura launched a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.


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1Assembled in a U.S. with domestic and globally sourced parts.

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