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More Details Released: the 2015 Honda Civic Type R

Three months ago Honda has announced the latest Civic Type R with a 310hp turbocharged engine, which you can see in our previous report. Today Honda released more interesting technical details about this hot hatch.

2015 Honda Civic Type R

While you can see the extensive details in the press release at the end of this article, we summarized the key points for you.


– Surprisingly, the turbocharger on this 2.0L VTEC 4-cylinder engine is only a mono scroll type, not the twin-scroll that can be found on many other engines. Not sure how Honda can minimize the turbo lag issue
– Cast aluminum pistons, aluminum VTEC rocker arms and forged conrods
– Compression ratio: 9.8


– Front wheels...

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Live from Geneva: The 2016 Honda Civic Type R

The all-new Honda Civic Type R is a hot topic int the past 2 weeks. Honda released all the detailed specs one day before the opening of the Geneva auto show, and you can see the numbers in our previous article.


Today we have thoroughly checked out the new Civic Type R, in the Geneva auto show.  We even managed to see the engine bay and get two high-resolution photos of the 2.0L turbo engine. Now please see our extensive gallery containing 66 HD photos of this legendary hot hatch.

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Officially Announced: the 2016 Honda Civic Type R (with 15 Photos)

Maybe you have seen our previous reports before, now the all-new 4th-generation Civic Type R is official: equipped with a 2.0L turbocharged VTEC 4-cylinder engine, producing 310ps, 295 lb-ft of torque. Only need 5.7 seconds to reach 100kmh (62mph), top speed can reach 167mph.


Below are some detail specs:

– 2.0L turbocharged VTEC 4-cylinder engine
– 310ps@6,500RPM, 295 lb-ft of torque@2,500RPM; redline: 7,000RPM
– 6-speed manual transmission, FWD
– 235/35R19 tires, Brembo brakes
– Adaptive damper system
– Dual axis strut front suspension to reduce torque steering; Dual pinion Electric power steering
– GT Pack includes optional electronic features such as: dual-zone automa...

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More 2016 Honda Civic Type R Photos Leaked, Showing Full Car Body

Two weeks ago, we have reported the new Civic Type R is coming to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show next month, with three teaser images. Today, more photos of the new Civic Type R have surfaced on the internet.


From the below photos we can see the quad exhaust in the back, and also the huge rear spoiler. Enjoy the gallery and stay tuned for our coverage next month.

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2016 Honda Civic Type R Preview Photos Released

Honda does has a racing root. It even puts its auto racing enthusiasm into products such as the Civic, and produce the Civic Type R. But before we drilling down to the details, let me tell you a sad news (maybe some folks have already known): historically speaking Honda has never sold the Civic Type R in US market in the past, and we heard that this is also true for the upcoming generation too. However, fellow US readers please do not give up hope: because we have also heard that Acura is building a ILX Type S with 300+hp for us!


Contrary to some people’s intuition, the Civic Type R is not just a Civic with high-output engine...

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