The new Civic Type R has finally been introduced by Honda to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Civic nameplate. It’s not, though, for India. It was presented in Europe. Beginning in 2023, a new Civic Type R will be sold throughout Europe. Significantly, the brand-new Civic Type R variant just shattered the front-wheel drive lap record at the Japanese racetrack Suzuka.
Honda has stated that it will have sophisticated components. The new model’s appearance has also been modernized to make it more aerodynamic. The 2017 Civic Type R is the most responsive and potent ever thanks to lighter components and a reworked powerplant.
The recently unveiled Civic E: HEV serves as the foundation for the new Honda Civic Type R. To give the new sporty model a more athletic appearance, it has been made wider and lower. It has lightweight 19-inch matte black alloy wheels with flared wheel arches and custom Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres. It has a sizable grille at the bottom that is intended to improve airflow through the engine. To further enhance the airflow over the front end, the bonnet includes a vent.
The aerodynamics of the Civic Type R is further improved with wide aperture vents behind the front wheels and a massive rear diffuser. In addition to Historic Championship White, Solid Rally Red, Racing Blue, Crystal Black, and Sonic Gray Pearl, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is also available in other colors. The new Type R’s interior resembles the Civic e: cabin. HEV’s The digital cockpit, sports seats, and a new 10.2-inch touchscreen infotainment system are added.
Honda hasn’t disclosed the new Civic Type R’s specifications, but it has said that it would have a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. It is touted as being the most potent Civic ever.