Now this is a hybrid.
The HPD Honda CR-V Hybrid Racer is an experimental vehicle that wraps a next-generation IndyCar powertrain in the body of a humble SUV.
Well, not that humble. It is also known as the HPD Beast, with good reason.
The CR-V style bodywork is fitted to a chromoly tube frame chassis and features a large rear wing and additional race car-inspired aerodynamic elements
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Underneath its clamshell rear hood is a 2.2-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine with hybrid technology that draws electricity from a Skeleton supercapacitor energy recovery system, which can quickly charge under braking and discharge when the vehicle is accelerating.
The same 800 horsepower setup is scheduled to be launched in Honda’s IndyCars during the 2024 season and runs on renewable fuel developed by Shell.
The vehicle’s suspension and braking system uses parts from the NSX GT-3 Evo22 race car up front …