TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Acura captured a sixth after belvedere at the Pikes Peak International Acropolis Climb, with disciplinarian James Robinson finishing third in the awful aggressive Time Attack 1 class. Robinson’s time of 10:01.913 in a 2019 NSX, baffled his antecedent fast time of 10:02.448 (set in 2018) to authorize a new almanac for a assembly agent with a amalgam powertrain.
Two chase able 2021 Acura TLXs fabricated their motorsports admission at the 2020 “Race to the Clouds”, advanced of the second-generation action sedan’s accession at dealers on Sept. 28. Drivers Jordan Guitar and Justin Lumbard, both engineers at the company’s Ohio R&D Center, accomplished fifth and sixth in class, respectively.
Acura’s 2020 Pikes Peak Results:
Time Attack 1
3rd in Class, New Amalgam Record
2021 TLX 2.0T
5th in Class
2021 TLX 2.0T
6th in Class
A third 2021 TLX, an aboriginal development ancestor for the accessible Type S aerial achievement variant, served as the acropolis climb’s official Pace Car. Active the TLX Type S was Nick Robinson, a arch architect in the company’s Chassis Development Accumulation and Pikes Peak adept with chic wins on both two and four auto and accepted front-wheel drive almanac holder.
Pikes Peak serves as a analysis bed for new Acura achievement technologies and as an befalling for the company’s engineers to added acuminate their performance-focused active and engineering skills. The Acura Pikes Peak chase aggregation is comprised of a accumulation of advance engineers who are amenable for all aspects of competition, including the development of vehicles, chase prep, aggregation abutment and abyssal chase cars to the accomplishment line.
About Acura Motorsports Acura Motorsports programs accept been basic to the Acura cast back its barrage in 1986. The affluent bequest of Acura sports car antagonism includes the 1991, 1992, and 1993 IMSA Camel Lights manufacturer/driver championships, and the 2009 American LeMans manufacturer, driver, and aggregation championships in both the LMP1 and LMP2 classes. Acura currently campaigns the ARX-05 DPi with Aggregation Penske in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, and won the team, manufacturer, and disciplinarian championships in 2019. The NSX GT3 Evo, accessible through HPD for North American customers, won assorted championships in 2019 in both the IMSA and SRO World Challenge series.
About Acura Acura is a arch automotive nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Achievement – a charge to alive styling, aerial achievement and avant-garde engineering, all congenital on a foundation of affection and reliability. The Acura calendar appearance bristles characteristic models – the ILX and TLX action sedans, the RDX and MDX sport-utility cartage and the next-generation, electrified NSX supercar. All Acura models awash in North America for the 2021 archetypal year are fabricated in the U.S., application calm and globally sourced parts.
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