Honda Launches New Civic Type R in Indonesia – Two days ago, PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM) secretly launched the New Honda Civic Type R for the Indonesian market. There are several changes to this New Honda Civic Type R.
Changes to the New Honda Civic Type R occur on the interior and exterior. If we see, it looks more sporty and aggressive than the previous version which was launched at GIIAS 2017.
Yusak Billy, HPM’s Business Innovation and Sales & Marketing Director, said that the New Honda Civic Type R is a special product for sports car enthusiasts.
“Honda is a brand that was born from a racing track and the Type R is also inspired by racing cars, so this is one of the special cars with a strong racing DNA and is the only sports car we sell,” he said in the official release of HPM, Friday ( 7/5/2021).
Honda Launches New Civic Type R in Indonesia
If we look from the outside, the New Civic Type R comes with a new front and rear bumper design. Both Honda includes a diffuser, a rear Wmwing Spoiler, to a Vortex Generator on the rear line on the roof. There are also new alloy wheels with a diameter of 20 inches and the new version features an advanced Tire Pressure Monitoring System.
Entering the interior, the cabin of the New Civic Type R is now complete with a new wireless charging feature. There is also a new design on the shift knob and Alcantara Wrapped Steering Wheel in the steering wheel.
In terms of performance, the New Civic Type R still uses a 2,000 cc VTEC Turbo engine that can produce a maximum power of 305.7 hp / 6,500 rpm and a maximum torque of 400 Nm at 2,500 – 4,500 rpm.
The power is channeled through a 6-speed manual transmission which has been enhanced by the Rev Match System which allows the car to maintain its maximum power during gear shifting.
Changes occur in the braking system which aims to compensate for this performance. Honda added two new disc brakes accompanied by the Adaptive Dunper System to maximize braking performance.
For the choice of the color, the New Honda Civic Type R is available in three color options, namely Rallye Red, Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic, and Championship White.