Campaigning the car together with Acura will be RealTime Racing, one of the most successful teams in the Pirelli World Challenge and a long-time partner of Acura as well as Honda. RealTime Racing will initially field a single TLX GT for owner/driver Peter Cunningham, with a second car to be added at a later date.
Responsible for developing the TLX GT is HPD, which will be building the chassis as well as most of the aerodynamic parts. The engine, too, is being developed by HPD. It will be a direct-injected and turbocharged V-6, and will be hooked up to an all-wheel-drive system. The road-going TLX will also offer all-wheel drive, but its engine lineup will consist of naturally aspirated engines only. The car goes on sale this fall, as a 2015 model.
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