Honda HSV 010 GT race car unveiled

Earlier today, Honda unveiled their new Honda HSV-010 GT race car. HSV stands for Honda Sports Velocity.

The Honda HSV-010 GT will compete in the GT500 class of the 2010 Super GT Series. The Honda HSV-010 GT is powered by a 3.4-liter V8 liquid-cooled, naturally aspirated engine with 2 intake and 2 exhaust valves per cylinder that develops 500+ hp and 392+ Nm of torque. The top speed and the 0 to 100 km/h sprint time of the Honda HSV-010 GT have not been revealed yet, nor the compression ratio of the engine. The power of the Honda HSV-010 GT is being sent to the wheels via a constant mesh transmission with steering wheel mounted paddle shifters.

The Honda HSV-010 GT is fitted with a double wishbone suspension system with a torsion bar and has a hydraulic ventilated disc braking system. The Honda HSV-010 GT weighs 1,100 kg and measures 4.675 m in length and 2.000 in width. The height of the Honda HSV-010 GT has not been disclosed yet. The race car has a 2.700 m wheelbase.

Full Honda HSV-010 GT specs:
Length x Width x Height (m): 4.675 x 2.000 x (not disclosed)
Wheelbase (m): 2.700
Vehicle weight (kg): 1,100 or more
Engine name: HR10EG
Configuration: Liquid-cooled, naturally aspirated, longitudinal V8
V angle (°): 90
Valve train: Gear-driven DOHC: 2 intake and 2 exhaust valves per cylinder
Displacement (cm3): 3,397
Bore x stroke (mm): 93.0 x 62.5
Compression ratio: (Not disclosed)
Maximum output: 500 or more
Maximum torque(Nm): 392 or more
Throttle control system: Mechanical
Fuel supply system: Programmed fuel injection system (Honda PGM-FI)
Fuel: Lead-free premium gasoline
Lubrication: Dry sump
Transmission mechanism: Constant mesh
Transmission shifting method: Steering paddle shifter
Steering system mechanism: Rack and pinion system with electric power steering (EPS)
Tires: Front 330/40R18, Rear 330/45R17
Brake type and mechanism: Hydraulic ventilated disc system
Suspension system: Double wishbone
Stabilizer: Torsion bar

Source: Honda via: Zercustoms

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