Engine and Performance:
2.0-liter VTEC® Turbocharged engine represents the essence of 7 decades of Honda track engineering. This generation of the Type-R introduces its first-ever turbocharged engine, which generates a bracing 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The aggressive spirit of the Type-R flows from its engine all the way through to the specifically calibrated Center-Exit Triple Exhaust System, which emits an exciting thundering rumble that lingers even as it drives away.
This new Honda Type-R marries agility and speed to offer a truly exhilarating driving experience. The Type R’s 306 horsepower combined with a lightweight chassis and aluminum hood generate amazing velocity, while the Limited Slip Differential offers superb control and tighter cornering. And whether you take your Type R to the highway or the track, you can expect outstanding handling, stability and a smooth ride thanks to its meticulously engineered Adaptive Damper System.
The Type R’s Dynamic Aero Body merges design elements from all angles to create a truly exceptional driving experience. Head on, the front splitter utilizes airflow to create optimal steering control. Ventilated Front Fenders reduce wind resistance around the front wheels for unsurpassed handling. The Side Skirts lend to the muscular aesthetic, but also channel downforce and airflow to the rear, which enhances stability and grip at high speeds. The sweeping Rear Wing is poised at just the right location to create optimal downforce.
Behind the wheel, you can optimize your performance by monitoring G-force, lap times, boost pressure, throttle/brake input and rev limit thanks to customizable digital display meters. Your driving experience is even further enhanced by three distinct driving modes (+R, Sport and Comfort). Pick the one that suits your mood, and your Type R will respond with the most favorable suspension and throttle adjustments.
Available in Champion White (exclusive to the Type R), Rallye Red, Aegean Blue, Crystal Black and Polished Metal, the muscular styling of the Type R exudes velocity at every angle. Head on, the iconic red Honda Badge (also exclusive to the Type R) centers the winged LED headlights and front grille. The profile pays homage to the original Type R with its hatchback styling, wide fenders and fierce 20-inch alloy wheels. The rear fascia excites with its prominent Rear Wing, LED brake lights and triple exhaust system.
The interior of the Honda Civic Type R offers a visual feast of racing-inspired accents. Each Type R features a metal plaque below the shift knob which displays the vehicle’s exclusive serial number. The red and black bucket front seats offer every day comfort, while the suede-like fabric provides some grip to help keep you in place while you are taking those sharp Bucks County corners. The brushed aluminum Sport Pedals provide extra traction, and further enhance the race-inspired ambiance of the interior. The aluminum shift knob sits atop the close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission. The steering wheel is swathed in leather and has a flat bottom to give you grip and steering confidence whether you are race track or bike track bound.
Audio and Technology
A premium sound system pumps out 540 Watts through 12 speakers, while Apple CarPlay™ and Andriod Auto™ allow your smartphone and Type R integration for unsurpassed connectivity. HondaLink® extends the phone car connection even further by allowing you to operate remote start, access fuel levels and lock or unlock doors right from your smartphone. Additional favorite Honda features like the multi-angle rearview camera and brilliant 7-inch in-dash Display Audio Touch-Screen mean that your Type-R is more than just a sports car, it’s your every day racing machine. To reserve your 2017 Honda Type R, simply fill out the form or call Keenan Honda at 800-902-5537.