Acura ARX-06 Prototype Electric Race Car
The Acura ARX-06 prototype electric race car is not just a concept, as it’s set to race at the Rolex 24 at Daytona the weekend of January 26-29, 2023. Featuring Acura-specific bodywork and aerodynamics based on an innovative ORECA LMDh chassis that utilizes an electrified hybrid power unit including a twin-turbocharged 2.4 liter V6 internal combustion engine designed, developed and manufactured by Honda Performance Development [HPD].

This electrified hybrid power unit generates a combined 670 hp, a class-mandated maximum power output. The most critical parts of the project included developing a clean sheet hybrid powertrain control system and a brake-by-wire as well as vehicle dynamics control system. What makes this even more impressive is that the control system architecture was implemented on a Formula 1-spec ECU hardware platform.
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Acura ARX-06 Prototype Electric Race Car
Acura ARX-06 Prototype Electric Race Car

The new Acura ARX-06 has elements of our Indy-winning technology, Honda Formula One technology and Rolex 24-winning technology in it. This was achieved using HPD’s world-class simulation, design, development and manufacturing technologies; that our own engineers have developed, tested and validated. We are very proud of that. Now the challenge and hard work really starts, including grueling 24 hour simulations, and learning how to maximize all aspects of performance,” said David Salters, HPD President and Technical Director.


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