All-new Civic Type R
Serdang, 9 November 2017 – The all-new Civic Type R, the world’s fastest (FWD) production car was officially launched today at the Malaysia Autoshow 2017 by Toichi Ishiyama, managing director and CEO, Honda Malaysia in the presence of quests and the media.
“At Honda, we are committed to offer products that are of high value and also advanced in technology to provide joy to our customers. But we have also taken pride in ensuring we retain the core fundamental value in all our products which embodies the elements of ‘Fun to Drive,’said Ishiyama.
“So far have received bookings for 60 units within a month although our monthly target was only 30 units a month,” he added.
The new Civic Type R will be powered by a 2.0L VTEC Turbocharged engine that offers high output of 310PS and maximum torque of 400NM, representing Honda’s motorsports DNA perfectly with its powerful performance on the road as well as on the tracks. The high performance engine is mated with 6-Speed Manual Transmission, enabling drivers and Honda fans to experience a close ratio and precise shift feel.
The 3-Way Driving Mode offered in the Civic Type R allows drivers to experience different dynamic performance in various driving environment. The COMFORT, SPORT and +R modes provide drivers and car enthusiasts with both the race car-like performance and the desired comfort that is required as a daily commute car. The 3-Way Driving Modes controls the Adaptive Damper System (ADS), Drive-by-Wire throttle (DBW), Electronic Power Steering (EPS), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), traction and brake system.
For safety it has Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Traction Control, Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Dynamic Guidelines are made available in the All-New Civic Type R. This latest Civic Type R is also equipped with ISO Fix and a total of 6 Airbags.
The colour offered is exclusive Championship White colour and is priced at RM320,000 (excluding insurance). Customers can visit any of Honda’s 20 Sport Dealers.