Honda Indy V6

Summary

The Honda Indy V6, officially called the Honda HI12TT/R,[2] is a 2.2-liter, twin-turbocharged, V-6 engine racing engine, developed and produced by HPD-AHM Co., which has been used in the IndyCar Series since 2012.[3][4][5]

Honda Indy V6 engine
Overview
ManufacturerUnited States/Japan HPD-AHM Co.
Production2012-present
Layout
ConfigurationV-6 engine, 90° cylinder angle
Displacement2,200 cc (134 cu in)
Cylinder bore95 mm (3.7 in)
Block materialAluminum alloy
Head materialAluminum alloy
Valvetrain24-valve, DOHC, four-valves per cylinder
Combustion
TurbochargerTwin-turbocharged
Fuel systemDirect-indirect fuel-injection combination
ManagementMES TAG-400i
Fuel typeE85 Ethanol provided by Sunoco
Oil systemDry sump
Output
Power output550-750 hp (410-560 kW) @ 10,500-12,200 rpm (depending on variable turbo boost used at track)[1]
Torque outputApprox. 410–502 N⋅m (302–370 ft⋅lbf) @ 8000 rpm
Dimensions
Dry weight248–250 lb (112–113 kg) excluding clutch, ECU, fluids, turbocharger
Chronology
PredecessorHonda Indy V8 (2003–2011)

SpecificationsEdit

  • Engine type: Honda V-6 - twin-turbocharged
  • Capacity: 2,200 cc (134 cu in)
  • HP rating: 550–750 hp (410–559 kW) (depending on turbo boost pressure used at track)[6][7]
  • Max. RPM/Rev limiter: 12,000 rpm; 12,200 rpm (overtake; push-to-pass)
  • Weight: 248–250 lb (112–113 kg)
  • Oil system: Dry-sump lubrication
  • Turbocharger: Twin - BorgWarner EFR7163
  • Turbocharger boost levels (speedway / 1.5-mile oval / road-street course / push-to-pass): 1.3 bar (19 psi) / 1.4 bar (20 psi) / 1.5–1.6 bar (22–23 psi) / 1.65 bar (24 psi)
  • Camshafts: Double-overhead camshafts
  • Valve actuation: Finger-follower
  • Valve springs: Wire-type
  • Cylinder head: 4 valves (titanium) per cylinder
  • Fuel injection: Keihin 6x direct in-cylinder fuel. Keihin 6x high pressure port injectors
  • Fuel: Sunoco E85 (85% Ethanol, 15% racing gasoline)
  • Block & head material: Aluminum
  • Crankshaft: Billet steel
  • Con rods: Billet steel
  • Pistons: Billet aluminum
  • Intake systems: Single plenum - carbon-fiber
  • Throttle systems: Electronic throttle control
  • Electronic control unit: McLaren Electronics - TAG-400I
  • Engine service life: 2,500–2,850 miles
  • Gearbox: Sequential gearbox, paddle-shift

ApplicationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Honda IndyCar Racing - A Look Inside a Tiny V6 That Makes 700+ Horsepower | Honda Parts Online".
  2. ^ "Car Specifications | INDYCAR SERIES".
  3. ^ "Honda IndyCar Racing - A Look Inside A Tiny V6 That Makes 700+ Horsepower | Honda Parts Online". www.hondapartsonline.net. Retrieved 2021-10-18.
  4. ^ "Honda Motorsports". hpd.honda.com. Retrieved 2021-10-18.
  5. ^ Silvestro, Brian (2019-06-19). "How Modern IndyCars Make So Much Power From Such Tiny Engines". Road & Track. Retrieved 2021-10-18.
  6. ^ "NTT IndyCar Series Car Specifications". IndyCar.com.
  7. ^ "Car Specifications | INDYCAR SERIES".

External linksEdit

  • Honda Performance Development official website
  • IndyCar Series official website