What did you saw at the Paris Auto Show 2016? First of all, this is an important world stage for promoting new vehicles and we’re specifically noticed many new and beautiful cars. In mass, our attention especially grabbed one hatchback model from Honda line. What is your first association? It is enough to say Civic and you can immediately recognize world glory of this compact car. It has great success on all meridians equally, in the USA, Europe, as in other parts of the globe. But, if you are a passionate fan of the sports version of this car, then we suggest that you pay attention to 2018 Honda Civic Type R.
The current tenth generation brings some new updates on the body, progress in engine performance, mechanical upgrades and much more. More details are in the next couple of paragraphs. American enthusiasts have also had the opportunity to see premiere 2018 Honda Civic Type R at the 2016 SEMA show in Las Vegas. And it happened last day of October.
2018 Honda Civic Type R – Aggressive Body Style
The new model comes as the powerful, beautiful and agile car for sports races or city driving. These three things Jeff Conrad stated under one word “ambitious”. Maybe you wonder who this guy is. He is the known face for each of the fans. We talk about vice president and general manager of Honda America. Designers have given an aggressive body style for 2018 Honda Civic Type R. But the careful observer can notice that the same philosophy applied before.
Further, the exterior design includes larger bumper on the front side which now have modern shape. A large part of that is mesh with air-intakes bellow. Its purpose is very well known because it contributes to cooling of the engine. In the upper section of the front is the grille with some decorative changes. From the profile, you can see bigger wheel arches with 20-inch alloy wheels. There are also changes on the rear end in terms of aerodynamics. Some of the elements are a new wing, rear diffuser, and three central exhaust pipes.
2018 Honda Civic Type R – Mechanical Changes
Engineers have taken the same platform to build a new structure. In the mechanical description, they have invested additional efforts in Honda’s Dual Axis Strut Front Suspension system. As a result, 2018 Honda Civic Type R has 50 percent less dreaded torque than a conventional system. Furthermore, the new Brembo brake calipers, special tires, and upgrades mechanics enabling easy management.
2018 Honda Civic Type R – Engine
The specification includes only one engine for 2018 Honda Civic Type R. In the question is 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo VTEC engine. It produces astonishing 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The engine has an advanced system which reduces fuel consumption on a reasonable level. Finally, the engine comes in connection with a six-speed manual transmission which sends torque to the front wheels. Unlike its competitors which have AWD. Some of the competitors that come to our mind are Subaru WRX STI, Volkswagen Golf R, and Ford Focus RS.
2018 Honda Civic Type R – Price
No data about new interior design or changes. The reason lies in the fact that everything stayed the same. When we talk about the price for 2018 Honda Civic Type R, it’s not known at this moment. But we think that it will certainly be higher than the last model.