Besides the 2015 TLX Prototype, Acura took the wraps odd the 2015 TLX GT race car at the 2014 North American International Auto Show. This new race car will compete in the GT category of the Pirelli World Challenge Championship.
To be campaigned by long time Acura Motorsports partner RealTime Racing, the new TLX GT will move Acura in the top category of the Pirelli World Challenge, facing competition, which includes the Cadillac CTS-V, Audi R8 LMS, Chevrolet Corvette, Dodge Viper, Lamborghini Gallardo, Mercedes SLS, Nissan GTR, Porsche 911 and Ferrari 458.
According to the official press release, the new race car was developed by HPD a.k.a. racing arm of American Honda Motor Co and will feature HPD chassis and aerodynamic performance parts approved for Pirelli World Challenge competition.
Under the hood, it will carry a twin-turbo V6 engine developed by HPD from the normally aspirated, production TLX. Moreover, the race car will use all-wheel drive, as found in Acura's Super-Handling All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). The Acura TLX GT Race Car will be campaigned by Wisconsin-based RealTime Racing, which is known as the most successful team in Pirelli World Challenge history.