Honda Civic Type R

Honda Civic Type R

ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE PERFECTED: TEST-DRIVE THE CIVIC TYPE R AT BRAYLEYS

More exhilarating and more extreme than any other hot hatch, the Civic Type R always delivers. Both on the road and on the track, the Type R represents the pinnacle of hatchback performance, thanks to its 320PS VTEC TURBO engine, lighter and stiffer chassis and sophisticated suspension systems. The winner of a whole hatchback of awards, the Civic Type R is unbeatable whichever way you look at it. See why for yourself by downloading a brochure or coming to your local Brayley Honda dealership.

And the Honda Civic Type R is all revved up over its most recent victory at the 2019 What Car? Awards, taking top spot in the Best Hot Hatch category.

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Honda Civic Type R 2017 Engines

FROM RACE TO ROAD

The 2.0-litre VTEC TURBO engine has been optimised and refined for the Civic Type R, to provide an exhilarating driving experience that is pure race car for the road. It produces 320PS and 400Nm of torque, while the throttle response is faster and the drivability better, meaning an engine that is sharper, yet smoother. Only Honda is able to achieve these kinds of results, using its motor racing experience and high-performance engine-building expertise to build some of the best engines in the world.

 

The six-speed manual transmission is enhanced by a rev-match control system, ensuring better control of the Type R’s power while retaining the intimate, rewarding connection between driver and car. The result is the fastest front-wheel-drive production car around the legendary Nürburgring circuit in Germany, with a sensational lap time of 7 minutes and 43.8 seconds – over three seconds quicker than the previous record.

  • 320ps maximum power and 400Nm peak torque
  • Sharper throttle response and better drivability
  • Six-speed manual transmission with rev-match control system
  • Nürburgring front-wheel-drive production car lap record

Honda Civic Type R 2017 Chassis

REFINED FOR THE RACETRACK

Based on the lighter, more rigid body shell of the Civic Hatchback, the Type R takes things further by adding more adhesive in key areas – the result is torsional rigidity increased by 38% over the previous Type R. The front Macpherson strut suspension of the standard hatchback is improved and updated, using revised geometry that minimises torque steer and maximises agility, feedback and control, while the independent multi-link system of the Civic is upgraded with the use of unique high-rigidity suspension arms. Sharper, harder and more composed, the Type R will perform flawlessly on any road and on every racetrack.

Honda Civic Type R 2017 Interiors

AERODYNAMICS ENHANCED

The Civic Type R has an aerodynamic package that has been shaped by years of experience on the racetrack, as well as in the wind tunnel. Improvements over the previous version include a smoother underbody, a new front air curtain, a remodelled lightweight rear wing and vortex generators on the trailing edge of the roofline. As a result, the Civic Type R boasts a best-in-class balance between lift and drag, contributing to greater high-speed stability.

Honda Civic Type R 2017 Design

CONFIGURABLE FOR COMFORT OR COMPETITION

Driving modes give the Civic Type R greater usability than ever before. A Comfort setting is available, along with the Sport and track-focused +R modes, with each mode adjusting the settings for the adaptive dampers, steering weight, gear-shift feel and throttle response on demand. It means the Type R is more comfortable and easier to manage when needed, yet also able to deliver an intensified driving experience with even more performance at just the touch of a button.

GT UPGRADE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Blind spot information, including cross traffic monitor
  • Dual-zone climate control
  • Auto-dimming rear-view mirror
  • Honda CONNECT with Garmin navigation
  • Wireless smartphone charging
  • High-power audio system
  • LED front fog lights

WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW TO SEE SOME OF THE FIRST PEOPLE TO RECEIVE THEIR TYPE R'S FROM BRAYLEY HONDA:

Honda Civic Type R prices start at £31,550 for the standard model and rise to £33,550 for the GT version. Speak to our expert Honda team to see how easy it could be to own one of the most extreme and high-performing hot hatches available today.

CIVIC TYPE R – IF YOU NEVER TRY IT, YOU'LL NEVER KNOW

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