Acura ARX-05 DPi race automotive fails to promote regardless of $563,000 bid

Bidding for a 2022 Acura ARX-05 DPi race automotive on fashionable automotive public sale web site Bring a Trailer got here to a detailed on Dec. 23, with the ultimate bid coming in at $563,000.

The determine, whereas excessive, did not meet the reserve worth and because of this the automotive did not promote.

It might nonetheless commerce arms nonetheless as the vendor, on this case the Honda Efficiency Growth motorsports division of Acura mum or dad Honda, said within the feedback part of the itemizing that it’s in discussions with the very best bidder to “decide if a deal may be reached.”

No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing 2022 Acura ARX-05 DPi race car - Photo credit: Bring a Trailer

No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing 2022 Acura ARX-05 DPi race automotive – Picture credit score: Deliver a Trailer

As there is not an energetic marketplace for used race automobiles, it is tough to find out how a lot such a automotive is value, although given the pedigree, the $563,000 bid may very well be thought-about on the low facet.

The race automotive is the no. 10 Acura ARX-05 DPi constructed and raced by Wayne Taylor Racing within the 2022 IMSA SportsCar Championship season. It was accomplished in late 2021 and campaigned in 10 races all through 2022. It managed wins at races held at Laguna Seca, Mid-Ohio, Watkins Glen, and Highway America, which led to it taking second within the Groups’ Championship, behind the no. 60 Acura ARX-05 fielded by Meyer Shank Racing.

Energy comes from a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V-6 that in response to the itemizing had a peak output of 600 hp when new. The engine is paired with a 6-speed sequential transmission from Xtrac, which has run roughly 3,000 miles since set up. The automotive’s full mileage is about 11,000 miles, per the itemizing.

No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing 2022 Acura ARX-05 DPi race car - Photo credit: Bring a Trailer

No. 10 Wayne Taylor Racing 2022 Acura ARX-05 DPi race automotive – Picture credit score: Deliver a Trailer

The chassis is an Oreca design and encompasses a double-wishbone pushrod suspension, electronically assisted rack-and-pinion steering, an air-jack system, and a brake package deal consisting of Brembo 6-piston calipers and AP Racing carbon-ceramic rotors. Staggered Rotiform 18-inch forged-aluminum wheels are wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport P2L tires.

The DPi class can be changed subsequent 12 months by the return of the GTP class because the SportsCar Championship’s premier class. The GTP class can be eligible for each the brand new LMDh race automobiles and the present LMH automobiles. Acura can be current, competing with a brand new ARX-06 LMDh race automotive.

It means any purchaser will not be capable to marketing campaign this ARX-05 DPi in future seasons of the SportsCar Championship, although the automotive would make a formidable addition to an Acura dealership or well-heeled Acura fan’s personal assortment.