2017 Honda Civic Type R spied - The next-generation Honda Civic Type R has actually been spied going through heat screening in Spain.
This Civic Type R model didn't take the chance to disrobe as it ventured into warmer climates, as the car seen here is using approximately the exact same quantity of camouflage as the vehicle found on the Nurburgring last year.
2017 Honda Civic Type R spied
It does, nevertheless, expose a couple of additional information that weren't seen on the earlier vehicle. In advance, some camouflage has actually been removed away from the automobile's fascia exposing the Type R's fog lights and its surrounds. There's likewise a bonnet scoop to the base the windshield.
Apart from the alloy wheels pinched from the present Type R, other information, such as the flared front and rear wheel arches, popular rear spoiler, cross-drilled front brakes, and triple exhaust setup, appear to be the same.
Under the bonnet, the brand-new Type R will likely utilize an upgraded variation of the 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that powers state-of-the-art Europe-only Civic Type R hatch.
In its existing guise, the 2.0-litre turbo creates 231kW of power and 400Nm of torque. This motor is drives the front wheels through a six-speed handbook transmission, and enabling today's design to finish the 0-100km/ h requirement in 5.7 seconds and struck a leading speed of 270km/h.
The brand-new vehicle will stick to the front-wheel drive design, regardless of the truth that 257kW/470Nm Ford Focus RS, 221kW/380Nm Euro-spec Volkswagen Golf R both utilize four-wheel drive.
2017 Honda Civic Type R - Australia
The brand-new UK-built Civic Type R has actually been validated for Australia, with a launch anticipated by the end of 2017.