Much, much more facts are forthcoming from the manufacturer, together with a greater picture of the Honda Civic Type R’s performance merits. As excited as we are the CTR trim is living on, there remains a sadness because this is a European-only model (if it’s not Japan getting each of the good stuff, it’s Europe). For the time being, we can only dream of having a CTR on American soil.
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Honda Civic Type R Concept Details:
Most extreme Civic Type R to date
Tested at Nürburgring and shaped by success inside the WTCC
First, honda in Europe to feature VTEC TURBO millstep to becoming reality today on the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, where the automaker unveiled an idea version of your upcoming hot hatch variant. The styling exercise is being billed as “racing car for the road” rather than a high performance version of a road car, and not surprisingly strikes a sleek and aerodynamic profile that reflects by far the mostin the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany, the Honda Civic Type R Concept seems all business, rocking a built-in rear spoiler for greater rear downforce. Enlarged lower and upper front grilles and hood vents take engine cooling to another level, while front and back fenders are already widened to accommodate 20-inch tires. Air outlets are also built intoIt really has been confirmed the subsequent Honda Civic Type R will be the first model in Europe to feature among the brand new VTEC TURBO engines, as we speculated previously, despite the fact that there’s no popping the hood or checking out the inside in Geneva. The next CTR will sport a two-liter, direct injected, inline-four turbo mill that is expected to make something inside the order of 276 horsepower, a figure that would place the compact on the head of the class.