2017 Honda Civic Type R: The Powerful And Extremely Efficient Car Is Finally Coming To The US
If there's one thing car enthusiasts in the United States have long been wondering is why the highly popular Honda Civic Type R has not been made available in the country. It's time to set aside those questions and stop wondering. The 2017 Honda Civic Type R will finally come to American shores after twenty long years.
The news that the latest Honda Civic Type R will finally be available to the U.S. market comes from an unexpected source. The Environmental Protection Agency or EPA reported that a new version of the Honda Civic will have impressive fuel efficiency. According to the agency, the official fuel economy rating of the said Honda car is 22/28/25 mpg. This means the 2017 Civic Type R's ratings are 22 miles per gallon in the city, 28 miles on the highway, and 25 miles when driving in both city and highway.
AutoBlog compared these numbers to that of the Volkswagen Golf R, one of the Honda Civic Type R's direct rivals. The Golf with direct-shift gearbox (DSG) has a rating of 23 miles per gallon in the city and 30 on the highway while the 6-speed Golf R is rated 22/30/25 mpg. Other direct competitors of the 2017 Honda Civic Type R are the Ford Focus RS and Subaru WRX STI which have respective EPA ratings of 19/25/22 and 17/23/19 mpg. The figures clearly show that the new Civic Type R can compete with other cars in its class in terms of fuel efficiency.
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R is not just about efficiency. According to MotorTrend, the new Honda car will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged I-4 engine capable of 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. It also features automatic rev-matching. Other features of the powerful Honda include a trio of driving modes which include Comfort, Sport, and +R. The Honda Civic Type R also comes with a 7-inch touchscreen, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and navigational features. It is also equipped with LED headlights and an audio system with twelve speakers. It is expected to sell for around $30,000.
2017 Honda Civic Si Review: Bolder, Lighter, Sleeker Than Before
The all-new 2017 Honda Civic Si comes with a turbocharged engine and sleek design with loads of features for a good price under $25,000.00.
WannaCry Virus Halted Honda’s Production For A Day
This virus is the same one that infected over a million machines worldwide after taking advantage of security holes in some Microsoft products. According to a Honda spokesperson, about 1,000 units were not produced as planned because of the attack.
10th-generation Honda Accord Will Debut On July 14
There will be three transmissions available, a six-speed manual, a CVT, and an all-new Honda-developed 10-speed automatic. It's good to see Honda sticking with a manual as more competitors drop three-pedal setups from their cars.
The First 2017 Honda Civic Type R Unit Was Sold For $200,000
The auction ended today, with a high bid of $200,000. That whole chunk of change will go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, a group Honda has been working with since 1991, helping fund about $30 million in research over that period.
The Long Wait Is Over, 2017 Honda Civic Type R Is On Sale
It's official, the most powerful Honda ever released in the US, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is on sale!
MORE IN ITECHPOST
'Tokyo Ghoul' Season 3 Delayed By Its Live-Action Movie? Ken Kenaki Returns With Another Identity?
"Tokyo Ghoul" season 3's release is delayed and there are countless speculations as to why it is being pushed back. Reports claim that the show is to give way to "One Punch Man" and "My Hero Acdemia" but new rumors say that it's lack of materials and storyline as well as its live-action movie are causing the delay.
‘Resident Evil 7: Not A Hero DLC’ First Gameplay Trailer Leaks Online
First gameplay trailer pertaining to RE7: Not A Hero DLC has just leaked on YouTube.