2010 Honda HSV-010 GT


2010 Honda HSV-010 GT

2010 Honda HSV-010 GT

December 22, 2009―Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that it will compete in the GT500 class of the 2010 Super GT Series (managed and run by GTA Co., Ltd.) with its HSV-010 GT.

The HSV-010 GT was developed exclusively for racing with the hope of offering thrills and dreams to fans through an unremitting focus on speed-the starting point of all motorsports. The model conforms to the 2010 GT500 Regulations, (including a 3.4-liter V8 engine and an FR layout) issued by the Japan Automobile Federation (JAF), having earned JAF-GT500 basic vehicle registration.
The HSV-010 GT is slated to debut at the Super GT season opener at the Suzuka Circuit, held on March 20–21 (Sat.–Sun.), 2010.
* The letters “HSV” stand for Honda Sports Velocity.

Since joining the All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship (JGTC) in 1997 with its NSX-GT, Honda has competed in a total of 106 races during 13 years through the end of the 2009 season. During this time, Honda has taken the pole position 50 times and won 37 races.

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In Detail

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typeRacing Car
built atJapan
engineHR10EG 90° V8 w/Dry Sump Lubrication
valvetrainGear-Driven DOHC, 4 Valves per Cyl
fuel feedHonda PGM-FI Electronic Injection
displacement3397 cc / 207.30 in³
bore93 mm / 3.7 in
stroke62.5 mm / 2.5 in
power370 kw / 496.2 bhp
specific output146.07 bhp per litre
bhp/weight451.09 bhp per tonne
torque392 nm / 289.1 ft lbs
front brakesVentilated Discs
rear brakesVentilated Discs
steeringRack & PInion w/Electric Assist
f suspensionDouble Wishbones w/Anti-roll Bar
r suspensionDouble Wishbones w/Anti-roll Bar
curb weight1100 kg / 2426 lbs
length4675 mm / 184.1 in
width2000 mm / 78.7 in