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Acura Automobiles: Acura Secures Third Consecutive Pikes Peak Open Class Win and New Class Record with TLX GT

The RealTime Racing Acura TLX GT driven by Peter Cunningham took home a third true Open Class win in a 2019 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, finishing third altogether with a time of 9:24.433. Cunningham set another new record for a Open Class, improving on his possess record time of 9:27.352 set in 2018. Powered by a 3.5L Twin Turbo V6, a same energy section Acura uses in a ARX-05 Daytona Prototype, a TLX GT was a fastest entrance in a severe fourth zone of a mountain.

Four additional Acura entries finished a race, including a production-based NSX driven by Acura operative Nick Robinson, who kick his prior best time by some-more than 3 seconds. The Acura formula are notable as 4 of a brand’s 5 entries were formed on a grassroots efforts of a possess associates, hand-built cars driven and crewed exclusively by Acura engineers with a passion for motorsports and a expostulate for performance.

Acura 2019 Pikes Peak racing results:

*Course condensed due to impassioned weather

Everyone during Acura was deeply saddened by a detriment of longtime competition aspirant and champion, Carlin Dunne. We would like to demonstrate a deepest sympathies to his family, friends and fans, and to a whole Ducati North America organization.

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Acura delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of well-developed peculiarity and reliability. The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX reward oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition 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 Acura models sole in North America are done 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.

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