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2017 Honda Civic Type R Photos Leak Ahead Of Official Debut

By James Yu , Mar 06, 2017 03:00 AM EST

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R was not supposed to be seen until the 2017 Geneva Motor Show that is set to take place in a few days. However, photos of the production version 2017 Honda Civic Type R have already leaked all over the internet and it looks like the 2017 Honda Civic Type R did not change much from the prototype version.

2017 Honda Civic Type R: What The Photos Revealed

According to a report, the leaked photos confirmed many people's expectation that the 2017 Honda Civic Type R production version would retain most of the profiles the automaker showed with its prototype. It was mentioned that the giant rear wing along with the exhaust pipe trio and bonnet vent displayed in the prototype version last year are have not been changed. In addition to these, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is also equipped with a new rear diffuser and new side skirts made from carbon fiber material.

2017 Honda Civic Type R: What About The Engine

Motor Authority reported that no details regarding the powertrain have been revealed along with the leaked photos. However, it was mentioned that some information about it have already been confirmed. Apparently, the 2017 Honda Civic will be powered by a 2.0-liter inline-four engine and this will be paired with a six-speed manual transmission that will distribute the power through a front wheel drive (FWD) setting. It was also mentioned that the 2017 Honda Civic Type R will be more powerful than the outgoing model, which is capable of 305 horsepower from its 2.0-liter engine.

2017 Honda Civic Type R: All Will Be Revealed Soon

Given the fact that the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is making its debut in a few days, all those that are excited to know more details about it will simply have to be a little bit more patient. Honda will most likely reveal all there is to know about the 2017 Civic Type R at its official debut including its powertrain specs, when exactly it will arrive and how much it will cost.

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