Acura Arx 05 Engine
Based on the very successful oreca 07 chassis the new arx 05 prototype showcases acura specific bodywork and design features including acuras signature jewel eye headlights and utilizes the race proven ar35tt twin turbocharged engine based on the production 35 liter v 6 that powers the acura mdx rdx tlx and rlx models. The engine is based on acuras 35 v 6.
And as you can see these will be campaigned by team penske one of the most competitive race teams on the planet.
Acura arx 05 engine. The car was developed in partnership with honda performance development and oreca. Subscribe to my channel for more hd racing videos. The acura arx 05 acura racing experimental generation 5 is the latest in a line of endurance prototypes to be fielded by the brand dating to 1991 just five years after the 1986 launch of the.
The powerplant of the vehicle is a production based 35 litre v6 twin turbo acura ar35tt. This is the car acura and penske will use for their return to prototype racing. The new acura arx 05 will not be the car they run at the race.
The acura arx 01 later known as the hpd arx 01 is a series of le mans prototype built for sports car racing specifically in the american le mans series le mans series and at the 24 hours of le mansit is the first purpose built race car by the acura division of honda motor company part of their multi year program to eventually compete in endurance race. Acura arx 05 racecar is a spec stunner. Team penske unveils 2018 acura arx 05 dpi race car for imsa weathertech championship.
Penske acura dpi testing at sebring international raceway in preparation for the 2018 imsa weathertech sportscar championship. Carries acuras 35 liter twin turbo v6 engine originally taken and. The acura arx 05 acura racing experimental generation 5 is the latest in a line of endurance prototypes to be fielded by the brand dating to 1991 just five years after the 1986 launch of the.
The acura arx 05 dpi made its debut. A variation of the prototype the acura arx 05 was created for imsas weathertech sportscar championship prototype class under the dpi regulations.