2015 Honda Accord Safety Car
This legendary sedan was originally introduced in 1976. During all these year, it became one of the best-selling cars in the world. It also gained reputation of an excellent car, mainly because of its quality, durability, reliability etc. So far, we have seen nine generations of it. Current model is in production since 2013 and few years after Honda introduced one special version. It is a 2015 Honda Accord Safety Car, a special version for the IndyCar Series. This model was presented about two weeks ago and had its debut last week at Alabama Barber Motorsports Park.
2015 Honda Accord Safety Car specs
The 2015 Accord Safety Car is based on the production model, but it comes with several modifications. When it is about chassis, it comes stiffened in order to increase rigidity and also features things like HPD brake system, with competition rotors, racing pads and stainless steel brake lines. When it is about exterior, 2015 Accord Safety Car comes with Honda Genuine Accessory aerodynamic body kit, which includes front, side and trunk lip spoilers. When it is about interior, there are power-assisted Sparco seats, four-point racing harnesses etc. It also features an exclusive Honda “Power of Dreams” graphics package.
2015 Honda Accord Safety Car engine
Despite all these changes that we mentioned, the most important difference, compared to production model, is definitely under the hood. The 2015 Honda Accord Safety Car come with modified engine and the main emphasis is on increase of power, torque and top speed. It comes with 3.5 liter V6 engine, which is modified especially for this occasion. Some of new features are Borg-Warner turbocharger and hand-crafted intake, intecooler and exhaust systems. Standard Honda’s 6-speed transmission is strengthened by high-intensity shoot peening with added Limited Slip differential, in order put more power to the pavement. Power is increased all away up to over 400 horsepower, which is about 120 horses more, compared to production model.
2015 Honda Accord Safety Car conclusion
After several years of brake, company came back to the IndyCar Series with one new, very exciting model, which comes as a mix of engine and chassis modifications and fast, exciting and definitely fully capable of pacing Indy cars all across North America.