[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Honda Reports January 2016 Sales, 2016 Honda Civic Sets New January Record
More.......................
2017 MDX MMC spotted in LA
More.......................
Acura releases NSX Super Bowl spots
More.......................
NSX 001 to be auctioned tonight at Barrett-Jackson
More.......................
TOV Video: Dave Marek talks about the Acura Precision Concept at 2016 NAIAS
More.......................
TOV discusses 2016 Acura Precision Concept with Jon Ikeda at the 2016 NAIAS
More.......................
Neal's Fantasy Factory presents the 2018 ILX "Precision" Concept
More.......................
TOV member 'Hondatalover' photoshops Diamond Pentagon grille onto MDX. Results look pretty good
More.......................
Today's Reading Links --> Re: All new 6's!
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda/Acura modular platforms.
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: HMC's D.I. and CVT reliability
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> My Dream: Acura's Future
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: 2016 Rolex 24 at Daytona - IMSA
Join Discussion......
S2000 --> Re: Target for new S2000? Boxster specs & pricing announced
Join Discussion......
TOV Asia --> Re: Odyssey Hybrid Website Launched
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: The [Australian] Auto Expert
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Tesla Factory Video
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Buying a Vigor GS
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: My Inspiration: 94' Acura Legend 6MT
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 2016 Civic stop sale + recall announced for more than 30k cars
Join Discussion......
Accord --> J Series Torque Specs
Join Discussion......
HR-V/Vezel --> Re: Vezel Turbo!!!
Join Discussion......
HR-V/Vezel --> Re: HRV reminds me of the 97-98 CRV
Join Discussion......
2016 NAIAS Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2017 Honda Ridgeline PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: Dave Marek tells us about the 1993 Ludacris Legend Restoration
Read Article....................
2017 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
2017 Acura NSX Specifications and Features
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2016 Civic 1.5T CVT Overview (Part 2) with Chief Powertrain Engineer Yuji Matsumochi
Read Article....................

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
TOV Forums > Professional Motorsports > > Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli

Go to:

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

Thread Page - [1]
Author
  Post New Thread
JeffX
Profile for JeffX
HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-13-2013 16:55
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
I know this is an announcement concering HPD, IndyCar and sportscar racing, but could it be related to the McLaren/Honda dealings as well? (check the mention in this thread by Rolledansx)



@Honda

Honda Performance Development To Form Technical Partnership With Magneti Marelli http://honda.us/10Htsdd
RolledaNsx
Profile for RolledaNsx
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-13-2013 19:47
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Very 'Good' thing!

Magneti Marelli is probably the best company in engine electronic management.

So it looks like Honda finally woke up and instead of doing everything themselves,it might be better to work with the best in the certain field and they could put more engineers on other important things.
sadlerau
Profile for sadlerau
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-13-2013 19:54
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
And judging from how HPD engined cars are going in Indycar testing, not a moment too soon! :(
RolledaNsx
Profile for RolledaNsx
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-13-2013 20:08
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
They are doing alright at Barber.

Two turbos are better than one turbo on road/street courses because of its better lower end and throttle response.

Honda picked the Indy 500 over the road/street course.
Bullwinkle
Profile for Bullwinkle
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2013 09:49
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Real question is, Is Honda going to win more than two road/street races in 2013?

Also, should note that Honda (HRC) is being forced to work with Magnetti Marelli in MotoGP since MM will be sole supplied of Engine Management Units for Motogp starting 2014.

My understanding is that what MM is bringing to the HPD table is expertise in Direct Injection control. Indycar uses DI, New LMP2 engine uses DI, and any new LMP1 engine for 2014 will use DI.
Power Of Dreams
Profile for Power Of Dreams
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2013 10:49
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
Since Magneti Marelli is owned by Fiat, I wonder if... nah, I'm not gonna say it.
RolledaNsx
Profile for RolledaNsx
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2013 11:33
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
It is going to be weird seeing the Magneti Marelli name in the engine bay of the new NSX.

But there is nobody better to control the DI from low rpm to 9000 rpm!

A NSX-R making 200hp per liter...what a goal!
Bullwinkle
Profile for Bullwinkle
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2013 12:39
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
One more item. From the HPD point of view, one of the weaknesses with the current Indycar engine is drivability. These days that's all engine management. And Ferrari in particular is known for drivability.
RolledaNsx
Profile for RolledaNsx
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-16-2013 13:41
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
If you was following 12hrs of Sebring this week you would of see the hardtime Honda had with the new DI engine!

They're having a very bad ECU problem(over rev and traction control problems) and that unit is made by Mclaren.

With these facts.....it explains why Honda is forming a Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli!

Bullwinkle
Profile for Bullwinkle
Re: HPD to Form Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-16-2013 15:37
Reply to This Message Attach Quote to Reply
RolledaNsx wrote:
If you was following 12hrs of Sebring this week you would of see the hardtime Honda had with the new DI engine!

They're having a very bad ECU problem(over rev and traction control problems) and that unit is made by Mclaren.

With these facts.....it explains why Honda is forming a Technical Partnership with Magneti Marelli!




They probably went with McLaren fo LMP2 because Indycar mandates McLaren, so HPD had some experience with it.

So Perhaps Magnetti Marelli will be helping HPD program their McLaren Indycar ECU's? And In F1 Honda is buddy-buddy with McLaren. Interesting.
 
Thread Page - [1]
Go to:
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2014 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
mobile: 0