2017 Honda Civic Type R
One of the most attractive models from entire Civic lineup is Type R. Beside the thing it is the most powerful model and most attractive, it has good mileage. From what we could hear, 2017 Honda Civic Type R is in final phases of development and it is currently being tested. This model, as well as entire lineup of upcoming Civic is coming as new generation model. Type R should be stunning version, which comes out right behind base vehicle.
2017 Honda Civic Type R redesign
New 2017 Honda Civic Type R will be hatchback with 5 doors, that is developed from base model. Nevertheless, this car is using the same platform as Honda Accord and CR-V. However, new platform will bring some changes which couldn’t be seen on previous editions. Some of the parts that Type R is using are large angular front air inlets and flared fenders. Then, we can see red accents and massive rear wing, which is somehow familiar with this car. Hatchback also offers tuned wheels and many other parts.
2017 Civic Type R interior
Inside the 2017 Honda Civic Type R situation is similar to exterior. Car is tuned to be sportier with upgrade with more quality materials, technology and additional packages. Inside we can see charcoal headlining and pillar covers as a part of dark upper environment, and red and black Alcantara inlays. Steering wheel is also sportier, as well as seats.
2017 Honda Civic Type R engine
Same as other vehicles in upcoming Civic lineup, Type R will be propelled from 2.0-l engine. However, 2017 Honda Civic Type R is getting tuned drivetrain that can produce 305 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque, and it is going to need less than 6 seconds to reach 60 mph from stop. This turbocharged VTEC engine is going to replaced soon, with probably more economical ,model, since it is the only specification number which should be fixed.
2017 Honda Civic Type R competition
When it appears, probably just after the launch of regular model, 2017 Honda Civic Type R is going to battle few old rivals. Probably the biggest treat is coming from new Ford Focus ST and VW Golf R.