What company competes in go karts, Pirelli World Challenge, Le Mans, IndyCar, Formula One, and basically any series anywhere? I bet you said BMW. You’re wrong. It’s Honda and Acura. And they invest in things like this, the TLX Pirelli World Challenge car. And it’s astonishingly cool.
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RealTime Racing owner/driver Peter Cunningham walks The RACER Channel around the brand-new all-wheel drive twin-turbo V6 Acura-TLX-GT which the team unveiled at the Mid-Ohio Pirelli World Challenge GT race.
It's all-wheel drive, has Honda's twin-turbo V6 LMP2 sports car engine shoehorned into the engine bay and sounds like a millions bucks. Welcome to the No. 42 Realtime Racing Acura TLX-GT, which just broke out of the lab to make its Pirelli World Challenge debut this weekend at the Mid-Ohio road course.
Quick! What two things do you want your luxury sports car to be like? A Cheetah and a jacuzzi? An arsonist and a waterslide? Wrong and wrong. According to Acura, it's a gymnast and a bank vault. And that's the essence of the new TLX prototype.