Honda Performance Development (HPD) has announced a new race-ready version of the 3.5-liter V6 engine that is already found in many Honda road cars. Continue Reading...
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Honda is finally listening to its critics by releasing a factory supercharger kit for its unique CR-Z hybrid, aiming to bump up the cars performance and credibility. Continue Reading...
Last year at the 2012 SEMA Show, Honda’s racing arm, Honda Performance Development (HPD) showed off a supercharged Honda CR-Z concept. That concept will now become a reality. Continue Reading...
Enthusiasts have been begging for it and Honda’s sales could certainly use it, yet the Japanese automaker continues to only tease the idea of a higher performance version of its CR-Z sport hybrid. Continue Reading...
A year ago Honda previewed a new engine at the SEMA Show and twelve months later it has found a home. The engine is a supercharged 1.5-liter hybrid and the car is the CR-Z. Continue Reading...
Ever wonder what it takes to build a race car? Honda believes it’s easier than you may think and the Japanese automaker decided to release a video showcasing the steps taken to convert a run-of-the-mill 2012 Civic Si to a competitive race car for World Challenge. Continue Reading...
Honda is increasing its commitment to racing in 2012 by officially sponsoring teams entering the Pirelli World Challenge thanks to growing interest in both the U.S. and Canada. Honda Performance Development (HPD) provides components and support to teams ranging from amateur to professional levels. In the past the company supported teams in the Grand-Am Continental Tire… Continue Reading...
Honda is truly out to prove a point that CR-Z owners can have their cake and eat it too. This isn’t the first time we’ve spotted Honda’s CR-Z Racer, created by Honda Performance Development (HPD). The vehicle debuted at SEMA 2010 and hit the track at the Thunderhill 25 Hours. And now it’ll show its… Continue Reading...
Highcroft Racing has dominated the LMP2 class of the American Le Mans Series for the past 4 years, but the program didn’t seem to be doing much to promote the Acura brand. In light of that, the car will now be branded as a Honda Performance Development car, a move that signals both a positive… Continue Reading...
Honda Performance Development is the first engine manufacturer to release details of an engine that complies with the ACO’s revised technical regulations that go into effect for the 2011 ALMS/Le Mans season. This new HPD LMP2 engine, based on Honda‘s global V6 engine used in everything from the Accord to the Acura ZDX, is a… Continue Reading...
Honda Performance Development (HPD), a division of Honda that is behind motorsports activities like the company’s American Le Mans Series efforts, is launching a new program to help both professional and amateur racers. Dubbed Honda Racing Line, this new grassroots motorsports initiative will allow members access to HPD and OEM products, as well as certain… Continue Reading...