Honda Unveils New Racing Engine

By Community | August 3, 2012

Japanese automaker Honda has unveiled a new racing engine that it will use in its Word Touring Car Champion (WTCC) cars that are based on the Civic model during the 2013 season.

The ‘HR412E’  engine was developed at the Honda Research and Development Center in Tochigi.

It is a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder engine with a turbo charger and gasoline direct injection. Honda will test its car and engine in three races during the 2012 WTCC season, Suzuka, Shanghai and Macao, before fully joining the racing series for the 2013 season.{jcomments on}