Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch

 
Thursday, August 08, 2013 - 04:02:10 
 
Rating (4.5/5) 4.5 Star Rating 56 users
10 photos
Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch Honda Confirms that the Next Generation Civic Type R is Slated for a 2015 Launch
Honda CEO Takanobu Ito confirms that the all new Civic R Type will be available for track tests by 2015. This is an exciting insight into what Honda is planning at the moment and the idea that the car will be showcased fall 2015 has already sparked up the market. Honda also claims that they are currently working on a new SUV which should also be unveiled sometime during the same time frame.

Honda is fairly experienced when it comes to sports leagues and off road challenges and the World Touring Car Championship has done its bit to educate the company on the basics of driving. Honda is not what they used to be and their vehicles are more driver friendly, comfortable and performance friendly than they used to be. This is a great combination considering the demands of the market and the market segment the company plans on wooing.

Ito claims that the engineers are working intently on the vehicle to make it one of the fastest front wheel drive machines on the face of the planet, which translates to a lap time of 8 min and 7.9 seconds around Nurburgring recorded by the Megane 265 Trophy. Even though this may not sound easy, Honda is confident that its vehicle has the necessary aspects required to break the time.

The engine currently displaces 265 BHP while the engineers are working hard to ensure that they boost up the figures to 300 BHP at least. This would mean massive performance compared to the current generation Civic.
Ito also confirms that the car will be available across showrooms the same year although a confirmed launch date is yet to be revealed.

The Civic Type R should go into production testing by autumn 2013 while modifications are expected to be made on the ride soon after. The throttle responsiveness and transmission are currently under work and the ratio currently needs to be worked on. The Civic Type R is expected to be powered by a 1.6 liter petrol engine although it is yet to be officially affirmed although a 2.0 liter engine is also expected on the car.

The Civic Type R is expected to be a first in a range of many advanced performance cars Honda wants to launch, however the base still remains the same. One of these cars could be a Nissan Juke rivaling SUV. Although none of these have actually been confirmed, Honda is rumored to be testing a hydrogen drive train on the car. Honda clarified later that they are currently working on the FCX clarity, based on a hybrid drive train although no variants of the Civic will feature the technology.

Honda is desperate to push up global sales within the next few years and the company expects to cater to 23.9 Billion happy customers worldwide by the end of 2017. This may not be as difficult as it sounds if all of the plans are implemented successfully. Honda sure looks like it could do with little more innovation.
Latest Auto News
Mercedes A-Class Facelift Brings Adaptive Drivetrain

Mercedes A-Class Facelift Brings Adaptive Drivetrain

 
Friday, July 03, 2015 09:08:26
 
After less than three years, Mercedes has revised the A-Class range and introduced an adaptive drivetrain, a new basic version of the 160, a very efficient version, and a more powerful AMG with 381 hp. The Mercedes...

Jaguar Brings Facelift Into XJ range, Introduces New Top Version
The current Jaguar XJ flagship model received a new generation in the distant year 2009. Unlike the German rivals, which update their top models every 7-8 years, the British are a bit slower, so instead of preparing...

Jaguar Working On New  Road Crater Monitoring and Detection Technology
Future models produced by Jaguar Land Rover will be able to automatically bypass craters in the road. The British from Jaguar Land Rover have started to develop a technology for cars of the future. The system is...

Ford Returns In 2016 To 24 Hours of Le Mans With Ford GT Supercar
Ford officially announced that it will participate again in one of the most prestigious races in the world - 24 Hours of Le Mans - with the new Ford GT Racing model, which is based on the new high performance supercar,...

Nissan Juke-R Nismo: First Teaser Of The New Performance Crossover
A while ago those from Nissan considered that the Juke needs an R version and 545 hp. Some thought that was madness. Nope, that was not madness, that was just the Japanese considering that there needs to be a continua...

New BMW 7 Series Redefines Modern Luxury, Brings Unprecedented Innovations
Cutting-edge technologies on an ultra light design, powertrain, chassis, operating system and control and smart connectivity, all these combined with the driving pleasure emblematic for the brand together with comfort...

24h Le Mans Preview: Nissan Returns To Competition And Audi Favorite To Win
Audi is considered the favorite in the 24-hour race to the detriment of rivals from Toyota and Porsche, while Nissan hopes to make a nice impression when it returns to LMP1 Prototype class. The 24 hours of Le...

Peugeot Coming To Goodwood With The 308 GTi And 308 R Hybrid
The new 308 GTi from Peugeot Sport will make its first laps at the Festival of Speed at Goodwood. The event will also mark the launch in Europe of the new 308 R Hybrid, a genuine compact sedan with performance worthy...

First Official Information On The New MINI Clubman

First Official Information On The New MINI Clubman

 
Monday, June 29, 2015 15:23:52
 
The generations change in the MINI models family continues with the new MINI Clubman, which is an innovative concept for the premium segment in the compact class. The new model means a unique combination of functional...

First Technical Details On Peugeot's 308 GTi Hot Hatch

First Technical Details On Peugeot's 308 GTi Hot Hatch

 
Saturday, June 27, 2015 09:17:16
 
Since the launch of the new Peugeot 308, the sport version was awaited with interest especially for the unique driving sensations. The challenge was accepted and dealt with: the most complete model in the range comes...

The New Shelby Super Snake And Its 750 Horses

The New Shelby Super Snake And Its 750 Horses

 
Friday, June 26, 2015 09:11:50
 
If you feel that American coupes are lagging behind their European counterparts, then rejoice: Shelby American has an offer hard to refuse. Called the Super Snake, the car is constructed on the base of the Mustang...

The first Duster Pick-Up: Duster Oroch

The first Duster Pick-Up: Duster Oroch

 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 15:34:55
 
Renault presented at the seventh edition of the Buenos Aires Motor Show (held from 19 to 28 June) the first pick-up in its history, built on the Dacia/Renault Duster which will be called Duster Oroch. The Renault...

Next Generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class Will Get Autonomous Highway Driving Ability
Mercedes-Benz E-Class will receive in its list of options a technology enabling autonomous driving on the highway. This will take place in 2016 when it will debut on the new E premium generation. The technology...

Rolls-Royce Phantom's Proud History At Concorso d'Eleganza
The current Rolls-Royce Phantom is not the only one that held that name having ties with the classical models bearing the same name that appeared in the mid 20s of the last century. In the Villa d'Este contest elegance...

New Peugeot 208 World Premiere

New Peugeot 208 World Premiere

 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:31:10
 
Presented to the public on the occasion of the 85th edition of the Geneva Motor Show, the new Peugeot 208 proposes the Orange Power outer shade. This fresh shade, optimistic and dynamic, is complemented by two other...


New BMW 7 Series Generation Reveals Top Technologies In First Official Photo Gallery
BMW presented the first official pictures of the new generation 7 Series. The German manufacturer will launch the new generation of its flagship this fall, but it published a generous photo gallery already with a...

Audi Introduced Autonomous Driving Technology Concept Based On R8 E-Tron
Presented in world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the Audi R8 e-tron second generation electric supercar was brought to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Shanghai in a version equipped with autonomous...

Your adv in this site
Latest crashtest
Crashtest Volkswagen Touran 1.6 - 2003
Adult:
*****

Pedestrian
***
Crashtest Volkswagen Touran 1.6 - 2003
Adult:
****

Pedestrian
***
Crashtest Volkswagen Touareg 2.5 TDi  - 2004
Adult:
*****

Child
****

Pedestrian
*
 
Visitors online - 16
©2009-2015 Auto Types. All rights reserved. | Privacy Policy | Mobile version