Honda Exposes new Civic Type R Hot Hatch Concept

Previews 2015 production model, but will we see it here?

Honda’s hottest new hatch, the Civic Type R concept, has just been officially revealed. According to officials, it signals “a new era for the marque”- one which we hope will also be felt in America. With a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine making “at least” 280 horsepower, the concept is covered in an aggressive body kit, including new bumpers, rear diffuser, side skirts and a front splitter. According to Honda, the Type R has been track-tested and proven.

Technical details and specs for the model have yet to be released, but Honda says their World Touring Car Championship has been instrumental to the cars’ design. The Type R looks like the definition of a hot hatch, but won’t get us very far if it isn't imported- like its predecessor.

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