2023 Honda Civic Type R: Price, Release Date, Interior, Specs, Review

How would you predict 2023 Honda Civic Type R look like? Our article is going to present the exclusive information about your dream car. So here are what you need to check out later. It’s said that the new 2023 Honda Civic Type R will come with new design and look. If it’s true, it would be exciting. After all, the line does need a bit of improvement, refreshed upgrade, and touchups that will boost its appearance and look. But will the new Civic Type R come with cosmetic appearance only, or will it have new updates that include power and features?

2023 Honda Civic Type R Overview

According to the new Civic hatchback, 2023 Honda Civic Type R is best described as an exclusive render. It has an aggressive front bumper and a large air intake as well as a red-trimmed splitter which are set to stay along with a wide and functional bonnet scoop. A set of skirts is also added to match the front splitter supported by the red-trimmed alloy wheels and flared arches in order to accommodate wider tires.

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2023 Honda Civic Type R: Price, Release Date, Interior, Specs, Review

At the rear, the car is designed with the big vents and an aggressive diffuser. The car is also completed with the tri-exit exhaust system. Along with this render, the three pipes are presenting the equal size instead of a tiny center owned by the current car.

About the On-going 2023 Honda Civic Type R

You have to admit that Type R is one of the most classic and elegant hatchbacks ever designed. Because of its good looks, it manages to survive for so many years and decades. However, the last 10th generation of the hot hatch is over, and outdated signs start to get obvious. Honda wants to change the outdated issue so they decided to have a completely new Type R. They are going to make it a super hatch. The problem is: Will the fans love it just like they love the old Type R?

Released Version 2023 Honda Civic Type R

Recently, Honda had just previewed their next-gen Civic Type R and some photos of the lightly camouflaged prototype. Afterward, there are several renderings on how the hatchback would look like. But the teasers aren’t endorsed and related to Honda, so you should keep that in mind.

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2023 Honda Civic Type R: Price, Release Date, Interior, Specs, Review

Based on the photos released by HondaOpens in a new tab., the new Type R seems to have a more style and also aggressive look that the other Civic types. But from the renderings, the actual design is possibly tamer and subtler than the current FK8 model.

From Civic hatch’s latest generation would be a great inspiration for the Type R’s new design. It’s considered a more refined and somewhat ‘grown-up’ version that the 10th gen model. It also means that the upcoming Type R won’t have the unique taillights with lobster claw look, but it will have more traditional (and definitely smaller) taillights that would be connected to the (LED) light bar.

On the front side of the 2023 Honda Civic Type R prototype vehicle, the car doesn’t have the big air scoop, which is available on the current model’s hood. But there is also a subtler front side splitter on the renderings along with the enlarged front grille. However, the fake abysmal front air intakes that you can find on the FK8.

2023 Honda Civic Type R Interior

2023 Honda Civic Type R has nearly the same style with any Honda Civic Type R. However, there is a whole host of changes for a racy edge. Particularly, the interior include Alcantara trimming along with the red highlights throughout the car. The bucket seats are designed with the Type R badging while the “R” driving mode selector represents an old style.

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2023 Honda Civic Type R: Price, Release Date, Interior, Specs, Review

2023 Honda Civic Type R Engine

It has been committed by Honda that it would bring some form of electric power to all cars for market in Europe by the end of 2022. With the hybrids or fully electric cars design, Civic Type R is an exception, meaning that the car is not following the rule to be designed to use electric power.

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2023 Honda Civic Type R: Price, Release Date, Interior, Specs, Review

2023 Honda Civic Type R comes with 2.0 liter turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine. This way, the engine is set in order to return and drive the front wheels using a six-speed manual gearbox.

Well, it is possible for this Honda Civic Type R to use mild-hybrid power that would see a small generator fitter to let the car to cut off the engine sooner when the car should stop. However, the car offers the power which rises from the current 320hp to as much as 350hp along with a 0-60mph time. It is just close to 5 seconds likely.

2023 Honda Civic Type R Renderings vs Prototype

If you take a look at the renderings (from Kolesa), there are some significant changes. We are talking about the renderings now. The wing design of the Type R is a bit smaller and placed high close to the rear window. The design retains the triple tailpipes design from the FK8, but with a tweaked design. The original one has two bigger exhausts located on the sides and the middle one has a smaller look. In the new rendering, though, the bigger one is located on the middle while the smaller ones are on the sides.

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2023 Honda Civic Type R: Price, Release Date, Interior, Specs, Review

Price and Release Date of 2023 Honda Civic Type R

There hasn’t been any update either about the launch date, but it’s likely happening by the end of 2022. The latest launch may happen at the beginning of 2023. For the price, it’s also possible that the new hatchback would be set at around $38,000, but it excludes the extra fees. For the 2023 Honda Civic, the possible price range would be around $40,000 for the starting price.

Final Words

Conclusively, if you are dreaming about an old style of a car from HondaOpens in a new tab., 2023 Honda Civic Type R can be likely your perfect option toward a classic-style one. Though it is still uncertain whether or not it uses electric power but it is still possibly designed to use mild-hybrid power. If you are seemingly love such kind of car, wait for the year 2022 when it would be released.


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