Honda plans to launch new Civics this year or early spring 2017. The company said 2017 Honda Civic Si and 2016 Civic Type-R would feature a sportier look and more powerful engine. Now, we'll you give the latest updates about Civics' features, specs and release date.
Let's start with all-new 2016 Honda Civic Type-R. As of now, the hot hatch car is available on Japan and Europe. Honda has not yet made any announcements about its release date in the U.S. Some marketing experts say it has to do with the stricter safety and emissions standards.
According to Telegraph, 2016 Honda Type-R is a great car that combines considerable thrills with everyday practicality. The engine of next Type-R Civic will be more powerful and whole a lot better than its previous versions. The car will boast new turbocharged VTEC engine, which can provide more than 300 horsepower and 295lb-ft of torque.
Furthermore, the next Civic Type-R will remain a front-wheel drive car that will utilize a functional six-speed manual gearbox. The same source from Telegraph published that it can accelerate at 0-62mph in 5.7sec.
The car will have an aggressive look on the outside, thanks to its new body kit. The exterior additions are the new rear wing, new front and rear bumpers as well as a new set of side skirts.
As for the interior features of upcoming Civic Type-R, expect it to be top of the class. The car will have a touchscreen entertainment system and gauges that reflect in the windscreen at night. Moreover, the heater controls are very easy to use. For driver's comfort, the car seats will be much sportier and will come with better lateral support.
Several car enthusiasts say the new 2016 Civic Type-R is refreshingly different, and it will certainly be the most flamboyant hot hatch in the market.
The price of 2016 Civic Type-R starts at £29,995.
Meanwhile, let's look at the latest news about 2017 Honda Civic Si, which is rumored to be become available late this year or early spring 2017, as per AutoGuide report published.
Online reports said the all-new 2017 Civic Si will be powered with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. It will also come with 220-230 HP and a six-speed manual, as a tradition for Si trim levels. The engine of Civic Si will be based from Honda Civic Type R.
The estimated price of 2017 Honda Civic Si is around $25,000.