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2015 Geneva Motor Show: Honda Civic Type R image gallery

03 Mar 2015 / 0

After a five year wait, 2015 sees the arrival of the world’s most keenly anticipated hot hatch, the Honda Civic Type R. We take a closer look at what Honda calls the ‘racecar for the road’.

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The heart of the Civic Type R is an all-new, direct-injected turbocharged 2.0 litre VTEC turbopetrol engine

 

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The Civic Type R’s performance is claimed to be unmatched in the front-wheel drive hot hatch segment – the 0 to 100kmph sprint is takes just 5.7 seconds, according to Honda

 

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A range of aesthetic and functional upgrades within the cabin reinforce the Type R’s sporting character

 

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The g-force meter on the dashboard

 

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High-backed sports seats, trimmed in suede-effect black fabric with red double stitching are said to provide driver and front-seat passenger with ample lateral support during harder cornering

 

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The Civic Type R has an aggressive, purposeful stance. The sleek and aerodynamically-efficient design reflects a car developed to perform at speed. The focus on aerodynamics is expected to enable high-speed stability and high levels of downforce

 

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New lightweight, high rigidity 19-inch alloy wheels, unique to the Type R, complement the visual changes

 

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Design elements that aid aerodynamics included a rear diffuser to enhance downforce

 

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The new Civic Type R will introduce the new +R button that increases the response of various chassis and drivetrain systems



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