New Honda Civic Type R 2018, prices and equipment

At the motor show in Geneva 2017, the premiere of the production version of the “charged” Honda Civic Type R hatchback fifth generation. Recall that it showed a concept version of the fall of 2016 at an exhibition in Paris, but even then it was announced that in front of us ready to release the vehicle.
Honda Civic Type R 2018 in the new body is based on the Civic hatchback 5D tenth generation and looks different from the source code a large rear wing, carbon fiber splitter and side “skirts, more aggressive bumpers, fender, 20-inch wheels, the presence of the air intake on the hood and triple exhaust in the middle.
As is the case with the predecessor, the design of the exterior of the new model Civic Type R used red accents and interior fitted sports seats and steering wheel, metal trim on the pedals, a dashboard and gear stick, as well as a special finish. The rest of the interior is similar to the normal version of the hatchback.
Under the hood, Honda Civic Type R 2017-2018 year located upgraded 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine from the previous generation of machines on which it produces 310 forces and 400 Nm of torque, providing acceleration from zero to hundred in 5.7 seconds. and a top speed of 270 kilometers per hour.
It was assumed that the new Hatch this engine will develop about 345 “horses” and 450 Nm of traction, but the real figure was much more modest – only 320 hp (+ 10 forces), and the maximum torque and does not change, remaining at the previous level of 400 Nm. Drive on the “charged” hatchback front and the gearbox – no alternative six-speed mechanics.
In the control electronics of the car appeared modes “Comfort” mode in which changing the settings of adaptive shock absorbers in the suspension, the reaction to the gas pedal and the steering wheel in the direction of the force more comfortable. At the same time preserved modes “Sport” and “+ R”. Sama suspension is stiffer than in the predecessor (front MacPherson strut, rear – Multi-lever) and torsional stiffness of the body has grown by 38%.
The production model will establish in the UK and sales of the new Honda Civic Type R will start before the end of 2017, and the first time such a machine will be in the United States. Pricing information yet.

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