SANTA CLARITA, CA – February 10, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
- Limited edition Honda Performance Development K20C1 Crate Engine and HPD-developed Controls Package
- Available for racing and off-highway applications through New HPD dealers
- Complete package will be available May 1, 2021
Honda Performance Development (HPD) announces the release of its limited edition HPD-developed Controls Package and K20C1 Crate Engine for use in racing and off-highway applications.
For years, Honda racing enthusiasts and fans have watched as the turbocharged K20C1 engine served as a staple in the HPD lineup of racing vehicles; powering HPD’s Type R TC and Type R TCR race cars as well as the successful F4 U.S. Championship and FR Americas Championship series.
In previous years, HPD’s K20C1 engine was made exclusively available to Honda Racing Line members and race teams. Now, for the first time, any driver who dreams of victory can experience the adrenaline and belonging that powers Honda on the track with their very own HPD Crate Engine Package, specifically designed for easy, affordable and reliable swap applications.
Each Crate Engine will come with an engine long block, alternator, turbocharger, and starter motor. Included within the Controls Package will be an HPD-developed ECU, engine swap harness, and accelerator pedal. Developed with ease-of-use in mind, the HPD ECU will be pre-tuned for convenient installation into a wide range of vehicles designated for off-highway applications, providing customers with HPD’s proven reliability and enhanced performance in their own racing vehicles.
“We at HPD are proud to offer Honda power in an affordable and versatile package. Our K20C1 engines have won many races in club and professional series and is now available for a wide range of applications. The new limited-edition crate engine package is part of HPD’s strategy to leverage our pinnacle expertise for the benefit of Honda fans of all ages and motorsports categories”, John Whiteman, Manager, HPD Commercial Motorsports.
The complete package will be available starting May 1, 2021. These limited-edition packages can be purchased through HPD’s newly established official dealers. Customers can contact the dealers directly to purchase a package as well as receive expert technical support for custom installations in their vehicles.
United Speed Racing: https://www.unitedspeedracing.com/index.php
Science of Speed: https://www.scienceofspeed.com/
Mountune USA: https://www.mountuneusa.com/
4Piston Racing: https://4pistonracing.com/
HPD is available to offer customers OEM parts as well as race parts from Open Wheel and Touring car applications.
About Honda Performance Development:
Honda Performance Development, Inc., (HPD) has a rich heritage creating, manufacturing, and supporting Honda Racing and Acura Motorsports customers since 1993. From pinnacle racing in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES and IMSA Sports Cars to commercial racing programs, HPD powers the dreams of professional and amateur racers from age 4 to 40+. HPD is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and leads all of Honda and Acura’s high-performance racing programs in North America. HPD specializes in the design and development of race engines, chassis and performance parts, as well as technical/race support. HPD offers parts and race support to Honda and Acura amateur and professional motorsports racers and is continually expanding its palette of racing programs that make Honda racing products available to all racing styles, from karting and Quarter Midgets to the highest levels of pro racing.
Source: Honda Performance Development, Inc.