Honda Civic Type R Concept a “Racing Car for the Road”

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Honda Civic Type R a “Racing Car for the Road”

The Honda Type R Concept uses the new Earth Dreams turbo I-4

Automakers often like to about how they’ve taken technology from the track to the but the Honda Civic Type R debuting in Geneva this is, as much as anything, meant to the Japanese automaker’s upcoming on the Formula One circuit.

Prototypes of the R have been busily the grueling Nurburgring in Germany, and the styling of the show car reflects Honda has been learning how to reduce drag, improve and improve engine and brake

The taillights are integral to the Civic R’s rear double wing.

The front spoiler, for helps reduce lift vertical side wings and front details reduce – especially around the large tires.

Other distinctive of the concept include the newly headlamps – with their LED running lights and fog lamps – and the front grilles and hood air designed to both improve breathing and cooling..

The Civic Type R Concept a new rear spoiler with the LED integrated directly into the rear wing – which provides additional down-force.

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The Concept on low-profile 20-inch wheels, edged with a red ring complements the look of the red brakes.  The red is repeated in a variety of places, the front spoiler.

The Type R Concept was developed out of RD center in the U.K. where a strong market for such compacts.

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The Civic Type R reach showrooms about the time Honda returns to F1

In fact, the Type R will be the Honda model in the European to feature one of its new VTEC Turbo The maker is developing three versions in 3-, 4- and 6-cylinder layouts. The version of the Type R will get a direct-injection version expected to “at least” 280 PS – in U.S. terms 276 horsepower.

Honda returned to the World Car Championship series with a Civic last year, and the R will be the maker’s first street model to use a blower in a of years.

The maker is holding powertrain details, including the choice, as well as performance and economy numbers, until to next year’s production

While some details of the show car aren’t likely to it into production, Honda has a of using concept vehicles to potential buyers a good at what’s actually coming to in short order.

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