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Believe it or not, the Honda Civic Type R has never made it into Canada, despite being the fastest Civic known to man. That has changed with the 10th-generation Civic Type R, which will be available in the Canada after its unveiling at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show.

 

Jeff Conrad, a senior vice president at American Honda Motor Co. says, “The fastest, most powerful Honda ever sold, the Type R, caps off the incredible success story of our 10th-generation Civic lineup. We’re happy to inform our enthusiasts that the long wait for the forbidden fruit of the Honda Type R performance is nearly over.”

 

Civic Type R Performance

The Type R is expected to live up to its lofty reputation. It features an Ohio-built, 2.0 liter, turbocharged inline-four-cylinder engine that produces 306 horsepower and 295 pound feet of torque. This powerful engine is equipped with a six-speed manual transmission driving the front wheels through a limited slip differential.

 

Some performance upgrades include a new Dual-Axis front suspension, adaptive steering and four-wheel adaptive dampers. In addition, Honda reduced the weight by 35 pounds and stiffened the body by as much as 45%.

 

The interior is available with a touch-screen infotainment system, a 12-speaker 540-watt stereo and heavily bolstered sports seats.

 

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R will go on sale this spring in the United States priced around the mid-$30,000s. With this fantastic vehicle being offered soon, it’s the right idea to start looking into Honda vehicles today. Our Toronto Honda dealership carries all of the best Honda vehicles and Honda service parts for your needs. #FormulaHondaOntario invites you to visit our dealership or our website for more information at www.formulahonda.com.