The Honda CR-V Hybrid Racer was built to showcase new racing technologies. Engineers will use the car to refine IndyCars.
Honda introduced the extreme 800-horsepower crossover Honda CR-V Hybrid Racer. It is built in a single copy for racing events. Details are on the Motor1 website.
The Honda CR-V Hybrid Racer was built almost from the ground up. It only looks like a standard crossover.
The engine was placed behind the front seats of the car
The lower part of the car is made of carbon fiber. The crossover received a wide body with a huge wing and butterfly-wing doors like McLaren supercars.
The Honda CR-V Hybrid Racer is based on a tubular chassis. However, the top end is a sixth-generation CR-V steel body.
A huge rear wing is installed
The rear is attached to a hinge mechanism that provides access to the engine bay. There’s a hybrid powertrain led by IndyCar’s 2.2-liter turbocharged V6 engine.
The engine is tuned to run on 100% renewable Shell racing fuel. The power plant capacity is 800 hp.
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Engineers will use the Honda CR-V Hybrid Racer for various tests. The crossover will be the basis for exploring future racing technologies.
Many elements of the interior got rid of for the sake of weight reduction
Focus previously reported that the tuners have created a track car based on the Tesla Model 3 electric car.
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