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2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer: Honda Fastest Car


2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer is the race car produced by Honda. This car was first introduced in Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) auto show in September 2012 in Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. The race car is modified from luxury sedan for racing at the 25 Hours of Thunder hill endurance in Willows, California.

2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer Modifications

2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer is made from an Acura ILX sedan and two donor cars. The Team Honda Research -West that based in Torrance, California- based associates from Honda R&D Americas. Inc., was remodeling and creating race car using combination of those car. The white-line body is coming from one of the Acura ILX machine and the others are provided the technology, suspension, electronic and power train. All of them are sent to the Team Honda Research-West workshop.  The engineers install much additional equipment to support the car as race car. They add a big front splitter, rear spoiler and wheels with BF Goodrich R1 racing tires. The seat was changing in to race seat. They also substitute the wheel with the OMP competition steering wheel. The other features are rolling cage, LED lighting system, lightweight battery and H&R suspension. In the workshop, the engineers are testing the performance of the Acura ILX Endurance Racer. The ILX Endurance Racer will compete along with Mazda MX5 Miata and Porsche GT3.

2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer: How to Support Good Performance

To be the best car, the engineers from THR-W made any modifications through the Acura ILX machine. The 2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer is added by coil over suspension, 19-inch Volk G25 wheels wrapped in Pirelli P Zero tires and Stoptech brakes. The machine is using the 2.4 liters engine system and still featured with a retuned ECU, a Greddy SP Elite exhaust system, andva CT Engineering supercharger kit. The engine performance is increase from 250 bhp or 186 kW from 201 bhp or 149 kW. You might also read 2013 Bentley Continental GT Speed: More power, More Gears.

2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer

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All modifications, machine, safety, and interior, done by the engineers from THR-W, can make the new version of Acura ILX turn in to race car. The 2013 Acura ILX Endurance Racer may be the fastest and the most enduring car.

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