Acura earnings to a Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on Jun 24 with 4 production-based competition cars, including a all-new 2019 RDX creation a universe racing debut.
Joining a new RDX is final year’s Open Class-winning TLX GT, Exhibition Class-winning TLX A-Spec, and Time Attack 1 podium-placing NSX.
Acura outlines a seventh uninterrupted year competing in a ‘Race to a Clouds’ in 2018.
The code is also returning for a fourth true year as Official Pace Car and Support Vehicle of a event, with a 2019 RDX A-Spec and 2018 MDX, respectively.
Jordan Guitar of Acura RD’s North American Chassis Development Group will make a racing entrance of a 2019 RDX in this year’s Exhibition Class.
The 2019 RDX set to make a racing entrance in this year’s Exhibition Class facilities a production-derived 2.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine, along with a competition tuned 10-speed involuntary delivery and a newest iteration of Acura Super Handling All‐Wheel Drive (SH‐AWD).
In further to a easily mutated prolongation powertrain, a Pikes Peak RDX has been propitious with 48-volt micro hybrid technology, including an electric supercharger.
The vehicle’s interior has been nude to revoke weight and urge handling.
The altogether concentration of a Pikes Peak RDX is to arrangement a intensity of this sparkling new height and prominence new record that expands pushing performance.
The Pikes Peak RDX’s VTEC Turbo engine has been dialed adult to a rise outlay of 350 hp and 330 lb/ft of torque by a use of a incomparable turbocharger, bigger intercooler for limit response and electric supercharger to assistance revoke turbo loiter as betterment increases.
The 2019 RDX debuts a many modernized automatic iteration of Acura’s torque-vectoring Super Handling All‐Wheel Drive yet.
The RDX racecar will contest with prolongation SH-AWD hardware, usually receiving program changes to boost a back torque bias.
Additional doing enhancements enclosed race-tuned suspension, tradition 19-inch HRE fake competition wheels and Pirelli racing tires. Braking opening has been upgraded with Brembo front stop calipers and racing pads.
As Official Pace Car sponsor, Acura will underline a just-launched 2019 RDX A-Spec, sporting a new Acura pattern direction. In addition, Acura will yield RDX and MDX track-support vehicles for coaches’ use heading adult to a race.
For Pikes Peak competition attendees, a RDX A-Spec, TLX GT, TLX A-Spec, TA1 NSX and gait cars will seem during a series of pre-race activities, including a renouned Fan Fest in downtown Colorado Springs, 5-10 p.m. MDT Friday, Jun 22.
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