Honda’s officials discovered more information at this year Frankfurt motor show about its upcoming model, the 2015 Honda Civic Type-R. Honda also announced that new Civic Type-R could bear down current FWD Nurburgring record set by the Renault Megane RS Trophy. President of Honda Motor Europe, Manabu Nishimae, confirmed this information at the Frankfurt motor show: “We have recently spent a week at the Nurburgring carrying out extensive testing and we are on target, and have already set a time approaching the lap record,” Nishimae said. Beside these information, Honda revealed a first video that features 2015 Honda Civic Type-R. Official launch date of this great vehicle is set for 2015, but there is no precise date yet.
Some news about the 2015 Honda Civic Type-R performance also emerged. It looks like new Civic Type-R will come with 2.0 direct injection turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which will generate approximately 300 horsepower. This particular engine makes 2015 Honda Civic Type-R first Civic ever that won’t be naturally aspirated. Beside standard front-wheel-drive, Honda could include rear-wheel-drive system into its offer.
The 2015 Civic Type R will be offered in a variety of different colors, so every potential buyer will be able to choose its favorite among generous choice that Honda offers. Beside the possibility to choose favorite exterior look, customers will be more than please with interior and performance of new Civic Type-R. Even with huge improvements made to this particular model 2015 Honda Civic Type-R remains affordable. Expected base price for UK market will be somewhere around £25,000. Will new 2015 Honda Civic Type-R be able to bring down current record? Will it be able to record better lap time than 8minuts 8seconds what is the current time? We can only wait to see, but considering that WTCC driver Gabriele Tarquini will be behind the wheel of 2015 Honda Civic Type-R we can understand why Honda’s officials are so optimistic.
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