The 2015 Honda Civic Type R has arrived

03/06/2015 07:00

The 2015 Honda Civic Type R has arrived

The 2015 Honda Civic Type R has arrived

After a five-year wait, 2015 sees the arrival of the world's eagerly awaited hot hatch, the Honda Civic Type R. Dubbed the 'race car for the road', the new Civic Type R is powered by the most extreme Type R engine ever built and is destined to set new standards in the high-performance front-wheel drive hatchback segment.

Taking their direction from the Japanese word 'Buttigiri', meaning 'to break on through and leave the rest behind', Honda's engineers sought to develop a Type R that would more than live up to this high expectation of the red badge. The new Civic Type R has been engineered to deliver a dynamic, class-leading performance whether on fast roads, winding roads or the circuit. At the same time it delivers the ease of use and practical packaging expected of a Civic.

A world-first application of Honda's new VTEC Turbo engine, a sensuous sporting sound, aggressive function-led styling, and pioneering new chassis technologies combine to deliver one of the most immersive and rewarding driving experiences available in any sector. Civic Type R is equally at home delivering this experience on the road as it is on the track, at the push of a button.

The new 2015 Civic Type R signals the start of a new performance era for Honda, drawing on the brand's racing DNA to deliver the peak of the Civic line-up. Part of the wave of next-generation and new vehicles from Honda in 2015, the new Civic Type R demonstrates the brand's pioneering approach to technological innovation which makes life better for its customers. Available only as a five-door, with two trim grades, it is set to catapult Honda back to the top of the two-wheel drive performance hatchback league when it goes on sale across Europe from July 2015.

by: Sophie Williamson-Stothert

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