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The Type R doesn’t hide its personality - from taillight to headlight, it’s a car built to drive.
It’s stunningly sleek, yet at the same time, aggressively sporty. The Type R has been developed with superior aerodynamics in mind – a physique to minimise drag and lift – as well as head turning looks.
New 20" alloys, unique to the Type R, complement the aggressive sport styling . The car sits low and has a mean look with 245/30 ZR20 tyres that fill the wheel arches perfectly. The body is hard to ignore, designed with short overhangs and taut lines that manage the airflow – over and under the car – for increased high-speed stability.
Shaped to cut through the air like an arrow - designed to cut lap times too.
The airflow is kept as close to the body as possible; this equates to increased downforce, less drag and reduced turbulence.
This is what makes the Type R a race car for the road.
This signature feature improves aerodynamic performance by providing the right amount of downforce without increasing drag.
Aerodynamically shaped to cut through the air, its weight saving construction with a strategically positioned vent channels air into the engine bay to help everything keep cool.
The airflow underneath the car increases stability too. The low pressure literally ‘sucks' the Type R on to the tarmac to give you extra confidence at high speed.
These lenses with LED lights are sculptures in glass. Not only do they provide brilliance at night, but naturally contribute to the aerodynamics of Type R.
These small fins create a whirlpool that efficiently draws the air over and away from the rear of the car, reducing drag.
This unique exhaust system increases performance at higher revs and emits a glorious note from the high powered VTEC TURBO engine.
Exceptional stopping power in the shape of Brembo calipers with 350mm discs at the front and 305mm at the rear.
Redesigned and reshaped specifically for the Type R, these sport seats provide comfort and support in all driving conditions.
The Civic Type R comes with class-leading interior space, a low centre of gravity, more headroom and a more engaging driving position. The new high-backed racing seats – specially shaped with revised bolsters and cushion pads – are the lightest Type R seats ever created.
When you’re not laying down rubber on a circuit, the Type R has a practical side as well. Imagine a weekend away with a few friends; the Type R’s large boot can easily take all your driving kit and weekend bags.
The Type R invites you to push it with the low seating position and eye-catching red interior detail.
Take a closer look at the features that make the Honda Civic Type R the hot hatch to have.
Trimmed in suede-effect red and black fabric with red double stitching they provide excellent support for sports driving and superior comfort for the day-to-day journey.
Dashboard panel incorporates a carbon fibre centre inlay and a racing style, red pin stripe trim around it – both exclusive to Type R.
Integrated Meter Display has a driving mode-specific illumination function that shows increased levels of intensity as you approach ‘+R' mode. Featuring specialised readouts that include an LED gearshift indicator, boost pressure gauge, G-Meter and lap time recorder, you’ve got everything you need in front of you.
A track inspired, bespoke, flat-bottomed steering wheel will attract attention with red and titanium silver trim.
A compact and low dashboard surface means improved visibility for the driver. The increased eye-line angle, along with narrower ‘A’-pillars, provide a commanding view of the road.
To emphasise the Type R’s sporty nature – shifting up or down – you get a real positive feeling with the machined, race-alloy finished gear stick.
You can easily select the function you need from the icons that are clearly displayed on the Honda CONNECT 7” touchscreen.
Using Bluetooth?, or USB connection, you can access information and playlists on your smartphone. You can also transfer your phone’s interface – via Apple CarPlay? or Android Auto? – to the 7” touchscreen to access apps allowing you to make calls and send and receive messages when the car is stationary*.
The pre-installed internet-based AHA? audio player also lets you connect to your favourite music stations, podcasts and news services. When the car is stationary, you can even watch a movie via HDMI.
Using voice recognition via Bluetooth? you can access information such as playlists stored on your smartphone.
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