The latest SEMA auto show gave us a peak to new 2016 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck. Nevertheless, this is not production model, which makes fans disappointed. On the other hand, engines tuned only for it can make great performance and enormous power. Its interior is not so great and dealership appearance is not expected soon. Four-wheel off-road vehicle is tuned model of new generation of Ridgeline. We expect superb performance, but we will see this truck after the new model of base truck is launched.
2016 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck – engine
The 2016 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck is going to use 3.5-l V6 engine with twin-turbo system. For the best off road capability, engineers prepared 550 horses to be crunched out of the powertrain. Other possibility is engine made in Honda Performance Development, HR35TT. It will be similar to base units, with same block and cylinder heads. Well, it is going to be tuned so Baja Race Truck can deliver maximum power.
2016 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck – exterior
Body of the 2016 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck is custom, with enhanced panels and better aerodynamic. Sponsored decals, unique colors and plenty of other stuff will be added to base model. There are also horizontal light bars on the front grille and windshield, making it very attractive, and it is boosted even more with heavy-duty off-road tires. Hood, bed and roof will be similar to regular Baja. Only difference could be extended cab given to some configurations, but we still don’t know which trucks are going to get it.
2016 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck – cabin
Interior of the 2016 Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck is totally different than regular model is offering. In this custom truck, there is no usual comfort, infotainment systems, and other parts which are not necessary for this type of vehicle. Cabin of the race truck is designed for racing purpose, which means there are parts like Sparco racing seats, Alcantara steering wheel and special navigation. Also, tuned Ridgeline Baja has completely different safety system. Clusters, shifting knob and door panels are made for race vehicles, so there is going to be a lot of excitement with 2016 Baja Race Truck when it comes out.