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Honda enters ARX-04b in 2015 Pikes Peak

Honda enters ARX-04b in 2015 Pikes Peak image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Honda Press | posted June 24, 2015 16:44

Honda ARX-04b will compete in the Unlimited class

Aside from the CR-Z, Honda will be entering the ARX-04b LMP2 coupe at the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

This ARX-04b LMP2 coupe will be driven by Verizon IndyCar Series race winner and former Formula One driver Justin Wilson.

According to Honda, the ARX-04b will be the first full-carbon monocoque vehicle to be sanctioned for Pikes Peak International Hill Climb entry. The Honda powered LMP2 coupe will compete in this year's Unlimited class.

Powering the ARX-04b is a 3.5-liter V6 twin-turbocharged engine. The Japanese automaker adds that the ARX-04b was developed through a joint effort between Honda Performance Development (HPD) and Wirth Research.