Honda Civic Type R FK2 (2015; based on ninth generation Civic)

Honda Civic Type R FK2 

The Honda Civic Type R is a series of high-performance hatchback/sedan models based on the Civic, developed and produced by Honda since September 1997. The first Civic Type R was the third model to receive Honda’s Type R badge (after the NSX and Integra).

Type R versions of the Civic typically feature a lightened and stiffened body, specially tuned engine, and upgraded brakes and chassis, and are offered only in five- or six-speed manual transmission. Like other Type R models, red is used in the background of the Honda badge to give it a special sporting distinction and to separate it from other models.

FK2 (2015; based on ninth generation Civic)

In September 2012, there were rumors about the confirmation of the next-generation of the Honda Civic Type R at the Paris Motor Show. A preview took place at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014.

In January 2015, Honda announced that the production-ready model of the fourth generation of the Civic Type R (called the FK2) would debut at the 85th Geneva Motor Show held in March alongside the European debut of the NSX. It is the first factory turbocharged Civic Type R.


The FK2 Civic Type R is powered by the K20C1 Direct Fuel Injection 1,996 cc (2.0 L; 121.8 cu in) turbocharged Inline-four engine with Earth Dreams Technology, having a power output of 310 PS (228 kW; 306 hp) at 6,500 rpm and maximum torque of 400 N⋅m (295 lb⋅ft) at 2,500–4,500 rpm.

The engine is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission with a factory equipped plate-style limited-slip differential. Honda claimed that the Type R can accelerate from 0–100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.7 seconds. The engine is manufactured at Honda’s Anna Engine Plant in Ohio before being exported to the UK.

The fuel tank has a capacity of 50 L (13 US gal) and fuel consumption is 30.1/46.3 mpg (5 L/100km-7.81 L/100km) and 38.7 mpg (6 L/100km) (combined). Combined CO2 emission is 170g/km and the car has achieved Euro 6 Emission Standard.

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