2018 Honda Civic Type R Specs – Among the most steroid-packing gizmos that adorned the current Paris Auto Show was the 2018 Honda Civic Type R and wells now that the French venue is over, the upcoming Honda Civic Type R prototype is back to its Nurburgring work and we’re here to offer you the testing video. Do not let yourself fooled by the truth that Honda said the model that greeted us in Paris was a prototype – you can expect the vast majority of styling hints seen on the important things to make it into production. For those of you who missed our Paris story on the matter, you can discover the images of the manic hatchback in the image gallery to yours.
This implies the top pet of the Honda Civic X line-up will be simply as aggressive looking as the short-lived design we’re taking pleasure in nowadays, from the mad front fascia to the generous rear wing and triple-exit exhaust. In spite of the pre-production design having actually shown up in France, the Japanese car manufacturer didn’t bother to get rid of the camouflage from the Nurburgring test cars and truck. Not that such details would matter all that much, as we’re all focused on the tech side of the super-compact.
2018 Honda Civic Type R Specs
While the company is still tight-lipped when it concerns the specs of the automobile, the 2.0-liter turbo-four of the existing model is expected to remain in service. However, while the unit currently packs 306 hp and 295 lb-ft of twist, anticipate those figures to grow, however not by all that much, given that understeer needs to be continued a tight leash and there’s only a lot a limited-slip diff can do. Front-whee-drive and a six-speed-manual need to remain on the table. And considering that the current design can already go round the Nurburgring in 7:50, and the newcomers will take the record back from the VW Golf GTI Clubsport S (7:49.21).
Honda has decided the US consumers are prepared to become Civic Type R-educated in terms of hot hatches, so the spicy compact is lastly concerning America. Prior to the model makes its market launching next year, expect to see the naked prototype teasing gearheads at the upcoming SEMA occasion or at the Los Angeles Motor Show.
The 2018 Honda Civic Type R won’t be here for at least a years after and the launch of the new standard Honda Civic, perhaps more. We’re banking on an early 2017 intro as a 2018 design, with a cost tag around $30,000.