The 2015 Honda Civic Type R is definitely going to be sporty both in design and performance. A new enhanced look has been established by the new Civic during the 2014 Geneva Motor Show debut. It has a hatchback themed body resting on four 20-inch rims covered by larger fenders with vents behind them to provide improved airflow. It has a rear wing that is integrated with an LED brake light. It also has full width diffuser together with four exhausts that surely complements the sporty look of this car.
2015 Honda Civic Type R review
The front face of this Civic is no different story. It has headlights with DRL (daytime running light) that shows a new look for the Honda Civic and a front spoiler accented with stripes. The grill has been enlarged to provide increased cooling. The styling features does not only provide the sporty look but also offers functionality as to the reduction of drag, gaining additional down force, additional cooling and an overall optimization and increase in performance.
Engine Of Civic Type R
Under the hood, there is a high revving 2.0 liter turbo charged engine which aims to provide at least 270 horsepower up to 320hp along with 400Nm of torque. Avid car fans would probably find it surprising why Honda did not rely on their usual VTEC engine. However, the improvement made by Honda would increase the efficiency of the new Civic Type R and will surely increase the satisfaction of soon to be drivers of this car. In fact, it was able to achieve a 0-100kph speed in about 6 to 7 seconds allowing it to gain the title of fastest front-wheel drive vehicle that has ever raced in Nurburgring.
Also, it was able to provide a gas consumption of up to 40 miles per gallon which is almost a 30% increase in fuel economy compared to the previous type R which consumes around 31 miles per gallon. It also complies with the latest euro 6 emission regulations. Improved suspension is expected for the upcoming type R variant to be able to provide smooth and easy handling. A six speed manual is expected to be its standard transmission to allow people to enjoy the sporty-feel of the vehicle. Of course, an automatic variant is also expected to be released.
2017 Honda Civic Type R RELEASE DATE AND PRICE
The Civic Type R is expected to be launched late 2014 and will be available in the market around the first half of 2015. The price of this new 2015 Honda Civic Type R would range from $45,000 to $55,000 or around £30,000 depending on what the consumer demands to be able to cater to people who demand a sporty model and a car for everyday driving. A limited color palette would be available for the new civic including Honda’s champion white color.
If you are interested in history of Honda Civic Type R you can read more here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honda_Civic_Type_R