2018 Honda Civic Type R Release Date, Body Appearance

The Honda Civic Type R is a compact car that suits all classes of people. It comes in the form of a sedan and a hatchback. The outgoing model has been a total success which means that the Japanese automobile manufacturer is motivated to continue with the production of the car. The automaker will be releasing 2018 Honda Civic Type R in order to continue enjoying the car’s incredible success.

2018 Honda Civic Type R front view
2018 Honda Civic Type R – Body Appearance:

The new 2018 Honda Civic Type R rear view will be built on the same modular platform as the previous model. So we are anticipating for lightened and stiffened car consisting of both light and high strength, tough materials. The car’s entire body will look sporty with elegant lines & curves and smoothened overtures. The automaker’s iconic grille (with minor refreshments) will be one of the major highlights in the front end of the 2018 Honda Civic Type R. This part will be complimented by LED lights, large air intakes, and a well-positioned splitter. In the rear end, the car will sport C-shaped taillights, a new bumper and more aerodynamic spoiler. Other exterior features of interest include 19-inch alloy wheels and stylish overhangs & skirts.

The interior of the 2018 Honda Civic Type R will welcome you with a stunning sporty red color scheme. You will also love an amazing combination of aluminum inserts, carbon fiber, and leather work. With sporty bucket seats, a steering wheel with improved grip and enough space around the seats and below the roof, the car will offer comfortable journeys to all its occupants.

The dashboard will be a high-tech one. There will be a large touchscreen and both manual and digital controls in the center console. Additional technological features include heating & cooling system, a navigation system, sound system and an array of connectivity options such as USB port, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Smartphone integration.

2018 Honda Civic Type R interior
2018 Honda Civic Type R – Power Expectations:

The most interesting thing about the powertrain of the upcoming Civic Type R is the Earth Dreams Technology. Together with direct fuel injection & R+ mechanism, this technology will ensure the engine remain powerful and fuel efficient. The engine itself will be a 2.0-liter turbocharged VTEC I4 rated 310 hp and 296 lb-ft.

As for the transmission, the engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox which will transfer power to the rear wheels. The car will have an estimated top speed of 160 mph and will take less than 6.0 seconds to achieve the 0-60 mph acceleration. There is no doubt that the engine will be good in terms of fuel economy and eco-friendliness. You can look forward to EPA figures estimated at 23 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway.

Safety & Security:

The car manufacturer will not disappoint its customers when it comes to safety and security. It will equip the car with all sorts of protection features to make it as safe as possible. There will be airbags, lane keeps assist, ABS, security alarms, seatbelts, vehicle stability assist, adaptive cruise control, hill start assist and a rearview camera.

2018 Honda Civic Type R rear view
2018 Honda Civic Type R – Price, Release Date, and Rivals:

The new 2018 Honda Civic Type R will cost around $5,000 more than its predecessor. So its starting price will be around $40,000. The most expensive model will retail at around $45,000. Concerning the release date, the car will be available for sale in the second half of 2017.

The Civic Type R is and will continue to be rivaled by the following similar cars: Volkswagen Golf R,  Ford Focus ST and Subaru WRX STI.

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