Honda Malaysia has confirmed the All-New Civic Type R as their sixth model that the company is going to release by this year. Prior to the launch of Civic 1.5 Turbocharged early this year, the Civic Type R will be the most powerful Honda model ever to be introduced in the Honda Malaysia model line-up.
The All-New Civic Type R is equipped with 2.0-liter VTEC Turbocharged engine that produces 310PS and maximum torque of 400NM. The All-New Civic Type R provides exhilarating performance with the high performance engine is mated with 6-Speed Manual Transmission that delivers thrilling fun and engaging driver experience.
The All-New Civic Type R comes with 3-Way Driving Modes (COMFORT, SPORT and +R) which allow drivers to set their preferred driving mode to experience different dynamic performance in different driving environment, be it on the road or on track. The 3-Way Driving Modes control the Adaptive Damper System (ADS), Drive-by-Wire throttle (DBW), Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), traction and brake system. Each driving mode provides a balance of the ride and handling for different experiences when the driver switches mode.
The Civic Type R is fitted with high performance BREMBO brakes for responsive braking. The 20 inch aluminum alloy wheels are designed for aggressive driving experience. The front bumper is shaped to inhibit air turbulence around the front wheels to achieve aerodynamic performance. The Civic Type R has claimed the title of world’s fastest front-wheel-drive (FWD) production car with a new benchmark lap time record of 7 minutes 43.80 seconds at the Nurburgring Circuit in Germany early April this year. The new Civic Type R is imported from Honda’s Swindon plant in the UK, and the powerful engine is produced in the US.
Fellow Malaysians can make the booking for the All-New Civic Type R starting from 1 October 2017 onwards. Those who are interested to witness the powerful Civic Type-R can visit Sepang International Circuit mall from today until 1 October (Sunday).