The 2017 Honda Civic Type R is definitely the most expected hot hatchback around. It is a high-performance version of Honda Civic. Compared to standard model, it comes with several modifications such as lightened and stiffened body, specially tuned engine, upgrade chassis and brakes etc. This version appeared for the first time in 1997. Since then, it is the ultimate leader in segment of hi-performance hatchbacks. The 2017 Honda Civic Type R will come with lot of changes, significantly improved in all aspects, even better that current model. We expect to see it somewhere next year.
2017 Honda Civic Type R design
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R is coming completely new. Event this model is already an excellent car, further improvements are highly expected. This model will come based on the newest Honda Civic. Compared to standard model, it will come with plenty of modifications. With this model, everything is about performances. So, company puts special attention on aerodynamics. There are wide front bumpers and deep side spoilers which will help new Honda Civic Type R to lays on the road perfectly. Stability will be excellent, especially at the high speeds. Also, grille is larger and there are also openings around front wheels, which will provide better cooling of the engine. The 2017 Civic Type R also comes with excellent styling. It looks much aggressive than standard model, thanks to specially designed bumpers, spoilers, exhaust tips, wheels and sharper overall lines.
2017 Honda Civic Type R interior
Interior also comes almost completely changed. We will see sports seats and wheel, specially designed trim and plenty of other unique details. It will be also equipped with plenty of hi-tech features, pretty much all of the best that Honda offers. Those features are not only about safety and driving assist. The 2017 Civic Type R will also feature entertaining features, so expect to see premium audio system and similar stuff.
2017 Honda Civic Type R engine
Engine is probably the main thing about this model. The 2017 Honda Civic Type R will be powered by 2.0 liter turbocharged engine. This unit provides 310 horsepower at 6.500 rpm and 295 pound-feet of torque at 2.500 rpm. Paired with smooth 6-speed manual transmission, this hot hatch will be able to sprint from zero to sixty in around 5.5 seconds, while top speed will be over 260 kilometers per hour or 155 mph.
2017 Honda Civic Type R release date and price
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R will come next year. More precise date is still unknown. Price is expected to be around 40-45.000 dollars.