The new generation of the sporty Honda Civic Type R was presented at the end of July 2022. Now, the Japanese automaker has provided some further detail dedicated to the Italian market.
AVAILABILITY? AND PRICE
The new Honda Civic Type R will be on sale. on sale from the first months of 2023. A car designed to offer great driving fun which, however, will be less demanding. within reach of a few given that the price for the Italian market starts at 54,300 euros. Tom Gardner, Senior Vice President of Honda Motor Europe, commented as follows: the debut of the new sports car:
Civic Type R, which this year celebrates 25 years of successes, is the debut of the new sports car. a cult following for many loyal customers, motoring clubs and communities across Europe. Building on the success of its predecessors, the latest generation leverages Honda's motorsport-derived technologies to deliver the ultimate Civic Type R experience. performance of our history.
TO HAVE FUN AMONG THE CURVES
Honda has worked hard to improve the driving dynamics of the previous generation Type R, to create a car capable of being very fast through the corners and entertaining the lucky ones who will be able to drive it. In this regard, we recall that this new sports car had been able to obtain the new lap record on the Suzuka circuit for front-wheel drive sedans.
The base is a new lap record. obviously that of the new generation Civic. Honda engineers then worked to create a specific aerodynamic body kit and a new set-up for the set-up. The ground clearance is been lowered and specific 19-inch light-alloy wheels in matt black are available as standard, paired with Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tyres.
As for the engine, we have a 2-litre 4-cylinder V-Tec turbo able to deliver 329 HP with 420 Nm of maximum torque. Engine combined with a 6-speed manual gearbox. Speed; maximum speed of 275 km/h, while it takes 5.4 seconds to go from 0 to 100 km/h. Various modes are available to the driver; including the “Individual” one, which allows you to customize the suspension, throttle response, steering, display, engine sound and more.
Among the new features ; made available by Honda exclusively for this model, we find the Honda LogR, an integrated data logger that collects information from the numerous sensors mounted on the car. The pilot will have so; available a large amount; of data to improve one's ability to understand data. driving.
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