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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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Simon’s interest in cars stems from hours in a misspent youth playing racing computer games.

His love of being at the wheel and of tech has translated into the real world as a member of our road test team providing an everyday-man perspective on the affordable range of vehicles.

When he’s not being a geek, Simon also has a hand in our product reviews, video production and is a regular contributor on the podcast.

He lives in Sydney with his wife and newborn son.

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