The bloodline continues with our latest Honda Civic Type R. A car only Honda could make, the Type R reflects our unique thinking – our drive for constant reinvention, re-evaluation and relentless pursuit of better. It’s a car built for the sheer thrill of driving, a car built with soul, a car that speaks to you the way few others can.
Offering power, capacity and head-turning looks, the Civic Type R is a pulse-quickening and desirable hot hatch. Honda’s top performer successfully blends everyday driving capabilities with undoubted racing credentials.
Sleek, sharp aerodynamics deliver a thrilling and engaging driving experience, while the track-inspired upholstery and class-leading, interior space – unique to the Honda Civic Type R – make it a real, red-hot hatchback.
Dashboard panel incorporates a carbon fibre centre inlay and a racing style, red pin stripe trim around it – both exclusive to Type R.
When you’re not laying down rubber on a circuit, the Type R has a practical side as well. Imagine a weekend away with a few friends; the Type R’s large boot can easily take all your driving kit and weekend bags.
At its heart is a soul-stirring 2.0-litre
VTEC TURBO engine. It’s raw, it’s powerful, it produces 320 PS (400Nm of
torque) and a large dose of adrenaline when you hear the mighty roar of the
Depending on your input, the Type R can be tamed or unleashed. Whichever drive mode is selected it constantly analyses speed, roll and G-force – for different road and track conditions – then adjusts the adaptive suspension dampers, steering force, gearshift feeling and throttle response to suit. The Civic Type R’s new six-speed manual transmission allows us to give you our most invigorating acceleration ever. This car will take hold of your emotions and won't let go.
The new rev match control system ensures no compromise in the Type R’s intimate, rewarding connection with the driver. It works progressively in all driving modes allowing you to execute seamless gear shifts without any shift shock - just like a pro.
The best thing about the exhilarating combination of an all-new transmission and turbocharged engine is the time (5.7 seconds) that it takes to go from 0 to 62mph. Enjoy it - while it lasts!
Upgrade your Civic Type R with the all-new GT Pack and you will benefit from extra convenience features such as front and rear parking sensors, dusk sensing headlamps, rain sensing automatic wipers and electric fold door mirrors. Integrated Garmin satellite navigation (including five years of free map updates) is added to the Honda Connect infotainment system. Audiophiles will be attracted by the addition of a CD player and a premium eight-speaker, 320 watt stereo system upgrade.
There are also a wide range of driver aids including Collision Mitigation Braking System, Lane Keeping Assist System, Traffic Sign Recognition and Intelligent Speed Limiter.
The Civic Type R has advanced safety features designed to keep you and your passengers safe.
Helps keep you in the middle of your lane and reduces the need for steering correction movements and driving effort; it provides a less stressful driving experience, particularly on the motorway.
The Traffic Sign Recognition System identifies traffic signs and relays this information to you via a visual display. Two signs can be displayed at any one time.
Cleverly combines the existing adjustable speed limiter function with the Traffic Sign Recognition system. It automatically sets the speed limit to that which the Traffic Sign Recognition system detects.