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2018 Honda Civic Type-R pricing, specs confirmed

2017 Honda Civic Type R on its way

October arrival for Type-R

Honda Australia can’t wait to get this one into dealerships – the all-new 2018 Honda Civic Type-R.

The sporty hot hatch rounds out the Honda Civic range following the introduction of the regular sedan and hatchback and is already proving popular.

Honda say they have already taken 250 customer orders.

Priced from $50,990, the updated iconic Honda model will feature a 2.0 litre (228kW/400Nm)VTEC turbo engine, six-speed manual, and front-wheel drive.

Brembo brakes, 20” black alloy wheels, sports-tuned suspension and a limited-slip diff are just some of the performance mods on the Nürburgring lap record setting car.

2017 Honda Civic Type R on its way

Honda Australia boss, Stephen Collins, says the Civic Type-R offers Honda enthusiasts a real cutting-edge performance car.

“There’s a depth of engineering within the Type R chassis that shows Honda at its best and it’s clearly the fastest, most dynamic Type R model ever sold in Australia.”

We’ll bring you more details and a first drive review of the new Honda performance car from the model’s Australian launch.

And stay up to date with the all the latest Honda Civic News as it comes to hand at behindthewheel.com.au.

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About Simon Lai 1404 Articles
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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