Honda Brings Civic Type R Limited Edition to US

Civic Type R Limited Edition
Honda Civic Type R fans in the US have plenty of reasons to be happy about. Aside from the official arrival of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R, Americans are also getting treated to a Limited Edition Type R that offers some really special additions above the standard fare. Honda will be making 700 Limited Edition 2020 Type Rs, of which 600 will go to the US and 100 will go to Europe. The standard Type R arrives at US dealerships February 28. However, no specific date has been given about the Limited Edition. Honda promises that “the ultimate street-legal track-focused variant of Honda’s legendary Civic Type R” will arrive on American shores earlier this year. 2021 Civic Type R Limited Edition modifications from stock include:
  • Lightweight, forged aluminum wheels from acclaimed manufacturer BBS, accounting for 8 kg total unsprung weight reduction
  • Further weight reduction of approximately 7 kgs accomplished via reduced sound deadening materials and removal of features such as the rear wiper, tonneau cover, and rear heater ducts
  • Specially tuned dampers
  • Recalibrated steering for maximum control and feedback
The Limited Edition also comes in one color—Phoenix Yellow. All Limited Edition cars will also have their own individually numbered serial plate. Additional model-exclusive treatment includes contrasting gloss black paint on the outside mirror caps, roof, and intake vent on the hood, plus a dark chrome Civic badge at the rear. Civic Type R Limited Edition The standard Type R arrives at US dealerships February 28. However, no specific date has been given about the Limited Edition. Honda promises that “the ultimate street-legal track-focused variant of Honda’s legendary Civic Type R” will arrive on American shores earlier this year. Civic Type R Limited Edition Same as the standard Type R, the Limited Edition also comes equipped with the Honda Sensing safety and driver-assistive technologies as standard equipment, a suite that includes Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) with Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, Forward Collision Warning, and Adaptive Cruise Control. As for the 2020 Civic Type R powertrain, the car uses a 2.0-liter direct-injected and turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with VTEC valvetrain dishing out a peak 306 hp and 400 Nm of torque, with power to the front wheels delivered through a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission and limited-slip differential. Civic_Type_R_Limited_Edition New for 2020 is the Active Sound Control feature, which adapts the interior sound in accordance with the selected drive mode. From the mountain road to the racetrack. Likewise, the Type R’s selectable drive modes (Comfort, Sport and +R) and sophisticated design make it both a thrilling companion, as well as a remarkably civilized daily driver with a degree of flexibility unmatched in its competitive set, especially at Civic Type R’s price point. Speaking of the price, Honda says that the purchase cost of the 2021 Civic Type R Limited Edition will be made available closer to its launch. As of the moment, what we have locally is the 2019 Honda Civic Type R, which costs PHP 3,180,000. Civic Type R Limited Edition

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