Honda Civic Type R got a second breath: updated 2019 model year

Honda Civic Type R got a second breath: updated 2019 model year

November 2, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Honda has introduced an updated version of the sporty Civic Type R. The model relating to the 2019 model year received some stylistic changes with the previous filling.

Restyled version of the Civic Type R is almost the same as the current version. One of the main updates was the multimedia information system of the new generation with physical controls, and new coasters with increased dimensions appeared. The updated “multimedia” offered not only physical buttons, but also support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Improved recognition of voice commands and the quality of the connection via Bluetooth. In addition, the buttons on the steering wheel were updated, the electric parking brake lever received a light indicator, and the physical controls of the blowing intensity appeared on the climate control unit.

There were no changes in the technical part.

In addition to updating the multimedia, the car will receive an additional color of body color – Sonic Gray Pearl – a completely new shade of gray. However, the model is dear to the fans not by multimedia, but by its sports capabilities. During 2018, hot-hatch managed to set five records on well-known European race tracks.

Under the hood of the Civic Type R, you can see a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine capable of developing up to 320 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. Together with it only mechanical transmission is installed on six steps. However, the car is equipped with a mode selector, as well as an adaptive suspension.

Acceleration to 100 km/h takes only 5.7 seconds, and top speed is limited to 272 km / h.

Meanwhile, Honda officially announced the start of sales of the new four-door coupe Inspire. Car already available for purchase.