Honda’s famous 10th generation Civic Type R prototype made its debut at the Paris Motor Show. The current “FK2” Type R is probably the most hardcore of all hot-falls, so we are naturally excited about the new.
2018 Civic Type R Design
If we’re talking about the exterior appearance of the new 2018 Honda Civic Type R, it will have a Hatchback look, while the rest of the 10th generation Civic family will traditionally be offered as a four-door and two-door body style. Honda is trying with that to attack some markets with the only car, and the targeted competitors will likely be Ford Focus RS, Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R. The car will have similarities with its previous version but it will be slightly updated in The front wing vents segment, double lip spoilers, bumper air curtains, side skirts and a rear spoiler, front and rear lighting. Another feature of the new Civic R will be a triple exhaust tip mounted in the center of the rear bumper with a more aggressive posture. The wheels become bigger, measuring 19 inches and inside each of them, you will propose a Brembo brake caliper that encourages us to wait for the final version with 4-piston calipers and probably discs of 13, 7 inches at the front.
The 2018 Honda Civic Type R mission is to go fast, but it is not a stripped and bare-bare machine. Although it’s not cosseting, it features a leather steering wheel, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 7-inch touch screen with navigation and a 540-watt sound system that plays through 12 speakers . Apple CarPlay and Android automatic compatibility are also available. The front bucket seats and an aluminum shift knob remind passengers that they do not ride in a state-of-the-art Civic. There is also a metal plate engraved with the serial number of the car on the center console. And yet, in a brilliant Dr. Jekyll and Hyde moment, the Type R offers a seat for five passengers and a class of 25.7 cubic feet of trunk space.
2018 Honda Civic Type R Engine
The 2018 Honda Civic Type R gets 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine develops 235kW of power and 400Nm of torque – the latest arriving between 2500 and 4500rpm – the company revealed this week that the front-wheel drive performance hatch can go from 0 At 100 km / h in 5.7 seconds – it is interesting to note that this is the same as the type “FK2” of the previous type of the previous generation. Not only does the R type complete the reference sprint in less than 6.0 seconds, but it also has a top speed of 272 km / h, making acceleration and acceleration the fastest and fastest , A hot hatch that you can buy. It also holds the Nurburgring record for front-wheel-drive vehicles, completing the circuit in 7 minutes and 43.8 seconds.
While final prices and specifications for our market are still up to date, order books for Honda Civic Type R have recently opened in Australia before the October 1 sale date. The local arm of the company has identified a starting price of about $ 50,000 is the target but is launching the 2018 Honda Civic Type R from a range of competitors from the Volkswagen Golf GTI to the Ford Focus RS.