2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia

2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia - The existing Civic Type R, based upon the previous-generation Civic hatch, never ever made it to Australia, having actually introduced late in the generation's life-cycle and with a left-hand drive advancement strategy.

The upcoming 2017 Honda Civic Type R has actually been spied by a keen-eyed Auto reader near the Gold Coast in Queensland today-- using Victoria plates, where the business is locateded-- ahead of the hot hatch's launch here prior to completion of next year.

2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia

2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia

 Identifying the hot hatch from its more tame brother or sisters is its aggressive bodykit and big alloy wheels with huge Brembo brakes behind.
Information of the brand-new Civic Type R's powertrain are unofficial at this phase, though it's anticipated the brand-new vehicle will include a variation of the existing design's 231kW/400Nm 2.0-litre turbo owning the front wheels.

Out back, the model includes a huge rear wing and 3 tailpipes-- like the Ferrari 458.

2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia


While the majority of the body was hidden under swirly black and white camouflage, the car is quite recognisable as a Civic, and bears a strong similarity to the Type R 'model' which was exposed at the Paris motor program.

Auto reader Bernard identified the lorry-- which looks extremely near to being production-ready-- on the M1 highway on his method back to Brisbane.

2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia

In August, Honda's regional chief, Stephen Collins, validated that the brand-new Civic Type R is on track to release in Australia by the end of 2017, 6 months after the routine variations of the brand-new Civic hatch land Down Under.