Acura arx 05. 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 acura marque. The new acura arx 05 will not be the car they run at the race. Acura and team penske will return to sports car racing with the arx 05 prototype revealed at the quail.
Instead they will be racing a gibson v 8 powered world endurance championship lmp2 oreca 07 from which the acura arx 05 is based. Acuras racing interests just got more serious unveiling the stunning arx 05. The arx 05s chassis is based on the existing oreca 07 chassis which is one of the four approved for imsas dpi spec.
The car will launch at daytona in january. Acura unveiled the arx o5 and announced team penske will campaign it in the daytona prototype international category of the imsa weathertech sportscar championship starting at the rolex 24 in. The acura arx 05 prototype will make its competition debut at the rolex 24 in january 2018.