2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car

2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car - The Japanese brand name signed up with the competitors last year, likewise with a race car based on the Civic Coupe. The compact raced versus GRC-spec variations of the Ford Carnival ST, Subaru Impreza WRX STi, Volkswagen Beetle, and Hyundai Veloster.

2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car

2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car


Very little is understood about the brand-new race car at the of this writing, however Honda did launch a batch of images and simply adequate details for a brief evaluation. We need to discover more at the 2016 SEMA Program in November so make certain you remain for updates.

2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car
Honda is utilizing the 2016 SEMA Program to present its brand-new race car for the Red Bull Global Rallycross. Established by Olsbergs MSE, a Swedish racing group that likewise develops race vehicles, the brand-new GRC-spec Civic Coupe will change the car that ran versus Volkswagen, Ford, and Subaru in the 2016 season, putting 3rd in the producers' champion. The creating group likewise got input from Honda Efficiency Devel opment (HPD), the brand name's racing department, which has actually produced numerous effective race cars and trucks over the last couple of years.

Outside 2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car

2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car

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Honda does not supply an excellent view of the back, we can certainly see the huge wing and the red-painted diffuser. Exactly what's more, the body set works well with the Civic Coupe's brand-new aggressive styling.

Honda didn't have much to state about the race car's outside, however the images recommend it is greatly based on the brand-new Civic Coupe. The bumper lost the standard side vents with daytime running lights and got a larger center grille and brand-new splitter, while the grille sports black aspects and a brand-new mesh.

Interior 2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car


While the control panel might still look like that of the stock car, it should not consist of the typical center stack functions or the basic instrument cluster. GRC vehicles likewise come with an Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel, Recaro racing seats, bare metal floorings, light-weight door panels, and an easy screen for an instrument cluster. If you're not familiar with rallycross, simply have an appearance at the interior of a present World Rally Champion car.

Drivetrain 2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car

2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car

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Drivetrain details is likewise slim, however Honda did state that the car will boast "more than 600 horse power" thanks to its modified turbocharged engine. The Japanese brand name likewise pointed out that the Civic Coupe will require just 1.9 seconds to strike 60 miles per hour from a standing start. The race car was likewise created to deal with the 70-foot table-top dives included on each racetrack, so we're looking at a lorry that's not just quicker, however likewise harder than a WRC car.

Conclusion

After 9 years of racing with the Ford Feast, the Swedes chose to go with the Civic Coupe, which came with technical help from Honda Efficiency Devel opment. It's too early to anticipate exactly what will take place, however HPD has actually provided some remarkable race automobiles over the years and Olsbergs understands exactly what a car like the Civic Coupe requires in order to end up being a GRC champ.