Acura dpi engine. Well see it in anger next year at daytona. Acuras new arx 05 dpi is set to begin testing later this month in europe leading up to the cars race debut in januarys rolex 24 at daytona with team penske. The race winner was using next years camaro new type of engine.
The rolex 24 hours of daytona finished sunday afternoon after starting on saturday afternoon. As far as race cars go this is one sexy. Team penske president tim.
Acura motorsports will join forces with the legendary team penske organization to field a pair of the new daytona prototype international dpi entries in the 2018 imsa weathertech sportscar championship. In imsa spec the twin turbo ar35tt engine will be limited to 600 hp. 2020 acura ilx specs redesign engine modifications rumours.
By pairing one of the four all new lmp2 cars with manufacturer specific aerodynamic styling and an engine from that same manufacturer the new acura dpi will satisfy imsas dpi regulations which launched with the 2017 weathertech championship season. The engine is based on acuras 35 v 6 that drives the acura mdx rdx tlx and rlx. The 5 cadillac dpi won the overall race.
The multi year dpi program will be administered by honda performance development hpd the racing arm for both acura motorsports and honda racing in north america. Acura has officially taken the wraps off its 2018 daytona prototype international contender that will contest next years imsa weathertech sportscar championship with team penske. This is the car acura and penske will use for their return to prototype racing.