PistonCars.com – 2017 Honda Civic Type R; the fourth-generation sports compact hatchback with advanced features. The 2017 Civic Type R will be built in a new modular platform. It comes with lights and stiff materials.
This hatchback is expected to give more lighting than its rivals such as VW Golf GTI, Audi RS3, Ford Focus ST, BMW M3, Fiesta ST, and Renault Megane RS. Moreover, Civic promises that it will bring speed improvement and fuel economy.
2017 Honda Civic Type R; Specification
Inside the 2017 Civic Type R, a host of driver assistance features is available. The cabin is furnished with different colors and designed to be more spacious to give head space and hassle-free leg room. The seats are made from high-quality materials.
The sophisticated features are also offered to make the driver and passengers feel comfortable (limited for the sports model). The center console is equipped with digital control features including displays an buttons. An infotainment system is also available and compatible with connectivity features such as Smartphone, Bluetooth, and USB.
The new Civic Type R also offers safety features inside such as airbags, seat belts, hill start assist, anti-lock braking system, vehicle stability assist, electronic brake-force distribution, and traction control.
The new Civic Type R is built in a sharp structure but it is still followed with elegant lines and curves and also sleek features.
The Headlights are completed with a slightly modified grille and a fully resigned frame.
The rear side of the hatchback will be crowned up by C-shaped taillights. It is also elegantly designed rear overhangs. There also will be big intake vents and a well-positioned splitter.
The 2017 Civic Type R is also equipped with improved side mirrors and 19-inch alloy wheels.
The new Civic’s performance is supported by a 2.0-liter VTEC Turbocharged engine. It is expected to produce 300 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. It is also mated with a six-speed manual transmission system. Moreover, it also brings Earth Dream Technology and R+ mechanism created to give a more responsive performance.
The powertrain is completed with the K20CI direct fuel injection. Thus, this hatchback is expected to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 5.0 seconds and reaches its maximum speed at 167 mph. Other things which are expected to get from this powertrain are the improved fuel efficiency and emission figures.
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Price and Release Date
Revealed at 2016 Geneva Motor Show, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R has a price range starting from $30,000 – $43,000 based on the trim level models. This new Civic is expected to be on sale in the second quarter of 2017.