fresh Honda Civic Type R concept revealed at Paris motor show
Source : fresh Honda Civic Type R concept revealed at Paris motor show
Honda’s shock addition to the Paris motor show is actually a preview of the next Type R hot hatchback, which should reach production in 2019
The concept is actually based on the 2017 Honda Civic, which is actually due to go on sale early next year. However, while This particular Type R concept is actually designed to spur interest from the next style of Honda’s iconic hot hatchback, Autocar understands the production Type R won’t be seen until at least 2019.
Powering the next Type R is actually required to be a modified style of the current car’s 306bhp 2.0-litre petrol engine.
The current Civic Type R was launched only last year, along with competes against the Ford Focus RS, Audi RS3 Sportback, VW Golf R along with Mercedes-AMG A45. Giving the current style only three years of production will likely increase demand – along with turn the auto into a collector’s item. The current Type R, a halo product for Honda alongside the NSX supercar, currently accounts for 4% of Civic sales.
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