Honda has revealed the new 2023 Civic Type R for the first time. It is still clad in its fetching camo wrap. Moreover, the feistiest version of the compact car continuing its testing. This is based on the 11th generation Civic. In fact, the sales of which did began earlier this year in sedan form. Moreover, it will be the 6th outing for the Type R badge on the car.
Honda Civic First Launched in 1997
In fact, Honda did launch the first Civic Type R back in 1997. It is based on the hot hatch on the 3-door Civic 6th gen. After that, there were many iterations that gave the automaker ample opportunities to show off its chassis tuning talents. In fact, not to mention the performance of its VTEC engines. Then, it would take a little longer to cook up than the Civic sedan and hatchback.
In fact, Honda did reiterate today that the next-gen Civic Type R will not be introduced until some time in 2022.
Development, however, is still underway. Also, the prototypes are, in fact, heading off to the infamous Nüburgring. It is a twisting race track in Germany. However, it is to be put through their paces and refined. In addition, as with prior Type R models, we were not expecting the 2023 Civic Type R to, in fact, deliver more horsepower than the type Porsche, Ferrari, and other supercars found at the track. However, the future car is going to be a whole lot more attainable.
Is it going to be a little less extreme in its styling than the current Civic Type R. Moreover, that’s a lot of grilles, vents, spoilers, and flares. It is a far cry from the early days of the Type R where visual differences from the regular Civic were a bit slight. Moreover, indeed, one of the new complaints about the current model is that it is wearing its performance identify a bit too abruptly.