The new Honda Civic Type R, due to arrive in 2022, will be the last combustion engine model sold by the brand in Europe.
The Japanese manufacturer Honda is embarking on an electrification strategy and is committed to offering fully electric or hybrid models in Europe between 2022 and 2025.
According to the Autocar website, the Civic Type R would therefore be the last thermal model of the brand to be marketed in Europe. Although the characteristics of the car are not yet confirmed, some reports state that the future Honda Civic Type R will keep its 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder.
Above 320 horsepower
Currently, the sports car is powered by 320 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque with a six-speed manual gearbox. It receives the “Active Sound Control” system which modifies the sound of the engine according to the chosen driving mode. According to the engineers, it would be fair to assume an improvement in the engine and therefore an increase in power.
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