This is the all-new 2018 Honda Civic Type R, one of the most highly anticipated hot hatchback of this generation. Powered by a turbocharged 2.0 litre VTEC engine, it produces 316bhp and 400Nm of torque. 0-62mph takes 5.7 seconds and it will go onto a top speed of 169mph. This car holds the front wheel drive Nurburgring lap record.
Lower, wider, and longer, the FK8 Honda Civic Type R is a potent performance package. 3 drive modes; comfort, sport, and +R offer a broad range of abilities. Power is sent to the front wheels via a 6 speed manual transmission with rev matching.
On track and road the new Honda Civic Type R is more than a match for the tough competition in this segment. 36.7 MPG combined is claimed. The car featured in this review is Brilliant Sporty Blue.
The 2018 Honda Civic Type R costs from £30,995 or £32,995 for the GT model.