2018 Honda Civic Type R

Tuesday, January 31st 2017. | Honda

Honda Motor, the Japanese automaker has their Civic model and the most powerful version is the 2018 Honda Civic Type R. It is equipped by stiffened and lightened body with the tuned engine, upgraded chassis as well as brakes. The interior has red accent to make it different from other models. It seems that the company will send it back to US market with powerful performance. As you know, they discontinued the S2000 model since six years ago because they provide the Type R to give more excitements.

2018 Honda Civic Type R Front Angle

2018 Honda Civic Type R Exterior

Speaking about the outer part, we can say that the new 2018 Honda Civic Type R has hatchback look. On other hand, there is tenth generation of Civic family will keep its tradition as a four-door sedan along with two-door coupe body style. Most likely, Honda wants to amaze their few markets with one car and then they have to prepare the challenge from Ford Focus RS, Subaru WRX STI as well as Volkswagen Golf R. It has some similarities to the previous model, but some slight updates are added such as the front fender vents, front bumper air curtains, dual lip spoilers, side skirts and rear spoiler. The last they can add can e the front and back lighting. Its identity is a triple exhaust tips at the center of rear bumper with the more aggressive posture. It has bigger wheels about 19-inch and inside of these, you can find Brembo brake caliper and we expect that there will be four-piston caliper as well as13.7 inch of discs at its front.

2018 Honda Civic Type R Interior

2018 Honda Civic Type R will be built with the recognizable sporty red interior design, thanks to its carbon fiber and aluminum inserts to complete the sporty bucket seats for your high safety and comfort. It gives you good driving position too. We also believe that it has big touchscreen in its center console as well as separate heating display. Some latest technology features will be added as the final touch for its fresh look.

2018 Honda Civic Type R Engine

About the engine, it is already known. The company might install four-cylinder engine and 2.0 liter with the use of direct injection, VTEC VVT and turbo-charging that is possible to generate about 305 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque. This engine is also used by the current Type R for overseas and the output is sent to the front tires with the use of six-speed manual transmission. In addition, 2018 Honda Civic Type R has new Dual Axis Strut Front Suspension as well as adaptive dampers to suppress the torque steer. The body enhancements provide more downforce and the fuel consumption can be reduced.

2018 Honda Civic Type R Release Date and Price

2018 Honda Civic Type R is possible to come out after the launch of the standard Civic and it can be introduced in the first quarter of 2017. The price is estimated to be about $32,000 for the standard and if you want more options in a complete package, you can spend about $39,000.