The most powerful front wheel drive hot hatch in the world - The Honda Civic Type R has arrived at Glyn Hopkin.
This award-winning hatchback is built from a heritage of high-performance vehicles, that can offer you an invigorating and thrilling driving experience.
The Honda Civic Type R is in our showroom now!
New from the ground up, the Type R is a charismatic hot hatch with muscular, athletic body styling.
A more aggressive stance with enhanced aerodynamics delivers a thrilling and engaging driving experience.
The wide wheel arches hug the imposing and impressive 20” alloys.
Under the track-honed exterior is a new suspension design for confident, sure-footed handling. While this model shares some features that are only slightly adapted from the 10th Generation Civic that Honda offers, the new Honda Civic Type R is a completely different beast.
With an elevated rear wing, triple bazooka-style exhaust, refined engine and sturdy frame, the new Honda Civic Type R offers a revolutionary new vehicle for the Honda brand.
The excitement of this vehicle however doesn’t mean the car gets carried away with its fierce look – despite its fearsome design, the car is far more supple and sophisticated than it looks.
The Type R is packed with equipment with the GT spec adding a 7" infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, Rear Parking Camera, Bluetooth Hands Free and Steering Wheel Audio Controls and 8 premium speakers.
There are a number of different modes and settings that you can switch between with the new Honda Civic Type R, with its Comfort setting, Sport and +R modes all ready to be tested by the adventurous driver. The overall design of the inside of the vehicle and its technology is much cleaner on the dash.
Honda have claimed that the vehicle is the best balance of lift and drag in its class, and with its 2-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder engine with six-speed manual gearbox, this integral hot-hatch experience has been retained. If you’re looking to get the most of the new Honda Civic Type R’s performance, technology will always have your back, with a rev-match function to really allow you to push the car to its limits.
Beneath the bonnet is an engine that helps the Honda Civic Type R deliver unmatched performance in the segment.
The vehicle's 2.0-litre turbocharged VTEC Turbo petrol engine delivers 316bhp to the front axle.
The Honda has so far quoted a 0-62mph time in under 5.7 seconds, and as with the previous Type R, the vehicle is likely to be somewhat lighter than the model beforehand.
With a multi-link rear suspension, handling and acceleration is streamlined.
One thing that can be said for the new Honda Civic Type R is that its overall everyday usability, providing an excellent driving experience for all drivers.
Performance brakes and intelligent active technology control the Honda Civic Type R's masses of power and help it to grip the tarmac securely.
Safety features include Hill Start Assist, Brake Assist, Vehicle Stability Assist, ABS, ISO fix points, Collision Mitigation Braking System, Forward Collision Warning, Lane Keep Assist System and Lane Departure Warning.
Safety is exceptionally important in the new Honda Civic Type R, and this is something the vehicle takes exceptionally seriously. While the fearsome design and incredible speed and power behind the car may seem somewhat frightening, the safety of the car is second-to-none. The car is responsive, yet does not sacrifice any of the thrill that you can gain from the speed.
It’s aggressive nature also has a safer side, ensuring that you can use it on a day-to-day basis as opposed to just a track car.
To find out more about the Honda range and to arrange your test drive, visit our Honda dealership in Colchester or contact us using the buttons above for a call back.