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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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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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