The new generation Honda Civic Type R has become more powerful and faster. At the same time, the charged hatchback looks much more restrained than its predecessor.
The 2023 Honda Civic lineup has been replenished with the top sports version Type R. The new generation of the charged hatchback will go on sale in Japan, the United States and Europe from the beginning of next year. Details of the model were revealed on the official website of Honda.
Honda Civic Type R specifications
So far, only the approximate characteristics of the Honda Civic Type R have been declassified. It is known that the hatchback remained front-wheel drive and retained the 2.0-liter turbo engine of its predecessor, but became more powerful – the return exceeded 320 hp. With. Acceleration to 100 km/h takes about 5 seconds, and the maximum speed is 270 km/h. NSX is the most powerful and fastest Honda since the end of production of the NSX supercar -video-8913b78.jpg” alt=”The most powerful and fastest Honda declassified (video)” />
The new Honda Civic Type R is still equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission and a self-locking differential. Traditionally, the suspension has been modified and Brembo brakes have been installed. At the famous Nürburgring circuit, the hatchback set the lap record among front-wheel drive cars. honda-video-3769e2c.jpg” alt=”The most powerful and fastest Honda declassified (video)” />
Honda Civic Type R design
Charged hatchback looks more restrained than its predecessor. It can be distinguished from the standard 2022 Honda Civic by its larger front air intake, body kit and rear wing. In addition, the wheel arches are slightly flared to accommodate 265/30 ZR19 tires. Three wide exhaust pipes are visible at the back.
Honda Civic Type R interior
Alcantara is used in the interior trim, and the pedals are decorated with aluminum lining. The new Honda Civic Type R received sporty bucket seats and a special metal gearshift lever.
The virtual instrument panel and multimedia system displays have changed graphics that change depending on selected driving mode. New features have also appeared, such as a racing chronometer and telemetry, which allows you to record the main parameters of a car in motion.
Honda Civic Type R, price
It will be possible to buy a Honda Civic Type R at a price of about 40 000 dollars. It is noteworthy that this is the last purely gasoline model of the Japanese brand, all subsequent Hondas will be hybrids or electric vehicles.