Honda Civic Type R Concept Revealed


Honda Civic is that one car from all the prospective launches of this year, which created a lot of buzz across the globe. The reasons were clear, as the car was entering into its next generation, a lot of major changes were introduced, which changed the image of Civic completely. At its launch, the officials of Honda confirmed that Honda Civic will be soon accompanied with the hatchback and Type R version and after the hatchback, Type R Concept has made its debut at the Paris Motor Show 2016.

Honda Civic Type R
Honda Civic Type R

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The Honda Civic Type R concept is based on the Civic hatchback, and will be production ready sometime in 2017. On the styling front, some of the notable features include wider air vents, smoked LED headlights, new air intake and carbon fibre to give aggressive touch. The 20-inch alloy wheels look striking and further adds to the performance quotient of the Type R in an effective manner. At back, you can witness a fixed spoiler and three exhaust outlets. Under the hood, Honda Civic Type R will feature a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine that delivers a maximum power output of 310 hp.

Honda Civic Type R
Honda Civic Type R Interior

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The production of Honda Civic Type R will take place at the Swindon factory in the UK and will be exported to global markets such as the US. Once on road, it will be facing a tough competition from the likes of Ford Focus RS, Audi RS3 Sportback, Volkswagen Golf R, and Mercedes-AMG A45. For India, Honda will not bring this version of Civic and only the regular sedan version is on papers that too sometime in near future. Looks like Honda India is pretty much content with its existing line-up and not looking to extend it anytime soon. Though Honda Accord hybrid is confirmed for its re-entry any other new car is not on cards for now.