The Japanese car makers improved the features in the new 2017 Honda Civic Type R Coupe to reach the luxury-loving customers. This model will probably come with handsome exterior design and the finest interior to provide ultra comfort to please every modern customer. The Type R is the enhanced version of the 2016 model, with upgraded features.
Unfortunately, the company hasn’t released yet any official informations about the looks of its new model, which means that there can be only some speculations. Since the model will move to a new platform it can be assumed that the model will grow a bit in size and provide a more comfortable interior to all passengers. Thanks to this new platform, by using of high strenght steel and an aluminum in some key areas, the model should be 10 % lighter and 30 % stronger.
The Type R should come with a classy touch and a more futuristic look, with a more aggressive front end and a funky rear end. The new generation of technical amenities should be included in the body style of the Type R. The company wants to bring this model into the limelight since this is Honda’s most waited model. Interior wise, the Type R will probably have extra-beautiful furnishing with better materials all around providing a comfort to all passengers.
2017 Honda Civic Type R Coupe Engine
The Civic will start using the new EarthDreams and with those ones replace the old VTEC engines. They are more powerful and also more fuel efficient than ever. The base engine will probably be the one specifically developed for it, a 1.5 L turbocharged inline 4 VTEC with the capacity to produce around 160 hp and 170 pound-feet of torque. New 1.8 L aspirated engine should replace the old 2.4 L engine. It will have the power to produce 190 hp and 170 pound-feet of torque. The most powerful engine will be under the hood of the Type R. This engine can produce 280 hp and 282 pound-feet of torque and for the first time, it will use an automatic transmission. It will probably come with all-wheel drive system, which means that Type R will be finally able to compete with others.
2017 Honda Civic Type R Coupe Release Date
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R Coupe will probably be released in the fall of the 2016, so there is still quite a bit of time until it’s released.
2017 Honda Civic Type R Price
The starting price should be lower than $ 18.000, while the topping-range models will probably cost somewhere around $ 35.000.