Honda Civic Type R teased Nurburgring

If you had any doubts Honda Plans to set a new lap record at Nurburgring with his upcoming Civic type rGet rid of it.

The brand’s latest teaser for Hot Hatch, which is set to launch in the coming months, looks to push the green hell round.

Its predecessor, the wild-style FK8 Type R, at one stage recorded a lap for front-wheel drive vehicles in the vicinity of Nবারrburg, and the Honda Renault Megane RS is expected to follow a record with the new model after snatching the trophy. -R in 2019.

A development prototype of the new Civic Type R Hot Hatch has already set a front-wheel drive car lap record at the Suzuka International Racing Course (Suzuka Circuit) with a lap time of 2: 23.12.

The latest teaser video does not provide further details about the car’s powertrain, but does reveal that it will have brambo brakes.

Upon arrival, the new Civic Type R will compete with the upcoming Toyota GR Corolla, Cupra Leon VZx, and Volkswagen Golf R, as well as Hyundai i30 N, Renault Megane RS Trophy and Audi S3.

As before, the new Civic Type R is expected to be petrol powered and have a six-speed manual transmission.

Honda is expected to have an evolution slot under the bonnet of the current 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. In the previous model it produced 228kW of power and 400Nm of torque.

On the front, it looks like the current model’s rugged, low-set air intakes will be replaced with a cleaner central intake and simple bumper inserts.

Features an ankle-broken splitter and swollen guard, complete with a vent behind the front arch to reduce pressure at high speeds. Honda has made a big deal out of the fact that the last Civic has made a real downforce, so hopefully it won’t be any different.

The bulging guards match the unique side skirt, which is no doubt the current car.

Down back, the biggest news is the new rear wing. Unlike the current unit, it is mounted on slim, motorsports-inspired struts and sits on top of the boot cover. It’s not the swan-neck spoiler of the new Porsche 911 GT3, but it’s the hot-hatch equivalent.

As before, there are three exhaust pipes at the bottom. They have a diffuser around them that looks like it could contribute to the overall downforce of the car, instead of just sitting there and looking pretty.

When it arrives, it will fit in a revamped Honda range alongside the brand new Civic Hatch, HR-V SUV and ZR-V SUV.

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