Honda kept waiting its fans for a long time, but finally the wait is over, as the new 2017 Honda Civic Type R is now available at dealerships in the U.S., at a starting price of $34,775, including destination. Initially, only the Touring grade will be offered.
With its 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4-cylinder engine mated to a 6-speed manual transmission producing 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is the fastest Civic ever built. In fact, it is the fastest front-wheel drive vehicle currently on the planet.
Besides its sturdy engine, the 2017 Civic Type R is equipped with a dual-axis strut front suspension and multi-link rear suspension system along with front and rear anti-roll bars, special Type R springs, bushings and dampers.
On the outside, the exclusive 20-inch wheels coupled with Continental SportContact 6 tires and Brembo brakes add a sporty look to the Civic Type R. The cabin features high-end equipment such as a 7-inch touch infotainment display, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless ignition and a spectacular 12-speaker 540-watt audio system. A special serial number plate is also located on the center console which emphasizes on the exclusivity of each model.
We currently don’t know when will the 2017 Honda Civic Type R will arrive in the Middle East.