2018 Honda Civic Type R: The Sportier Model

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You have to admit that 2018 Honda Civic Type R is truly good looking. It is the premium line from Civic with the stylish and sporty design – and that’s only the exterior appeal. And  there are new improvements you can expect from the new type, focusing on the performance and also power.

2018 Civic Type R Updates

For this new model, Honda is going to use a stiffer and yet lighter construction with upgraded chassis, brakes, and tuned engine. To enhance the sportier feel, it comes with red interior that is luxuious and also sporty. Honda is really focusing on this model because they know how important it is for business. Considering that some of the designs have been old school and get old, this model is supposed to resurrect the stylish appeal. After all, Honda discontinued the S2000 6 years ago and since then, they have been trying to return to American industry.

2018 Civic Type R Exterior

This 2018 Honda Civic Type R will be coming with a four door design and hatchback rear end. Since Honda is going to compete againts WRX STI from Subaru, Focus RS from Ford, and Golf R from VW, they know how important it is to focus on some of the highlighted specs. There will be updated front fender vents, side skirts, lighting for the front and back, air curtain front bumper, and dual lip spoilers. This new R model will be coming with the triple arrangement exhaust tips, integrated to the rear bumper. Not to mention that there will be bigger 19 inch wheels with Brembo brake caliper.

Interior

The design for the interior cabin will be inspired from the new Civic but with a sportier feel, thanks to the red color, aluminum inserts, sporty bucket seats, and also carbon fiber elements. It is also possible that the new 2018 Honda Civic Type R wil be coming with center console with the touchscreen feature and such additional features – for the improved usage and also easier access.

Engine

A four cylinder turbocharged direct fuel injection 2.0 liter engine will be used, producing 320 hp of power that provides solid performance and power with manual  six speed transmission and front wheel driving system.

This model will be introduced this March, during Geneva Motor Show and production should start from there. The price for this 2018 Honda Civic Type R is predicted to start from $32,000 and not more than $39,000.