Honda has officially unveiled the new version of the new Civic Type R 2023, which was not intended to have an overly sporty design.
What was revealed by Honda is the beginning of the new generation, to join the new updates revealed by the company in the Civic 2023 version, as well as the well-known Civic Si sports version.
As for the engine specifications, the idea of a four-cylinder turbo engine is still available, and in return, the transmission will come with one of the manual versions.
Honda Civic R 2023 new generation with strong design changes
Honda Civic Type R 2023 The first appearance of this car was in 1997, at this time the three-door hatchback version was unveiled and it continued in the market until its production was stopped in 2011.
While another design appeared in 2007, the sedan, which also ceased production in 2011, there is a third version that appeared between 2015 and 2022, which included the five-door hatchback.
As for the current generation, it comes as a five-door hatchback model.
Honda Civic R 2023 Design
What’s new in the 2023 Honda Civic R? The previous generation of this car came with an innovative design. Either you’ll love it or you’ll hate it, and that’s what Honda has changed in the new design.
Honda liked the air vents just for a sporty feel.
However, Honda added other vents behind the front tires as well as behind the rear tires to improve aerodynamics as it moves on these tires.
The identity of the rear of the car suggests a hatchback, as usual, with a trunk that is considered the fifth door of the car.
With large rear dashboards with a rectangular design on both sides, it contains LED bulbs connected to each other on both sides, and the rear spoiler is large and is lifted from the rear box with a more sporty look.
At the bottom of the bumper we see the black sports bumper, which contains three fuel outlets with a circular design with a sporty shape.
The tires came with the sports identity designated only for this version, and they are 20 inches in size.
Civic R rear bumper
On the inside, the car comes with a distinctive and luxurious design, and its interior design is derived from its sister, the regular Civic, the all-new 2023 model.
In the front dashboard, we see the 10-inch navigation screen with a prominent design, in addition to the air conditioning vents that come across the entire front dashboard.
Behind the steering wheel, the information display for the steering wheel comes in red for a sporty touch.
Inside Honda Civic R 2023
The center console comes in a wide size and contains a manual gearbox in addition to a number of buttons next to the gearbox.
The seats are red for a more sporty feel, and the gas pedals have premium chrome accents.
The steering wheel has a traditional design with the Honda logo in the center, a set of cruise control buttons and an answer phone.
The seats have a sporty design that is adjustable in many ways and bear the Type R logo.
The car comes with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 306 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 295 pound-feet of torque at 2,500 rpm with a six-speed manual transmission.
This car has not been tested so far to know its acceleration.
But the movement specifications are similar to last year’s version, which had an acceleration of 0 to 100 km in 4.8 seconds and can reach 170 km in 11.1 seconds, while the top speed is 270 km per hour.
Safety and security measures
Despite being primarily a sports car, on the other hand it has a set of safety and security measures, which include:
Emergency brakes that operate before a frontal collision. Sensors to help with parking. Pre-collision warning function. Stay within the lane and help to cross the road lane. Adaptive cruise control. The price of the Honda Civic R 2023 This car is brought to the market only in one copy, and its price is 40,000 dollars, which is equivalent to 150,000 riyals.
The competitors of the Civic R 2023 The closest classification to this car is the five-door liftback, and this type of vehicle is widespread and the closest in the competition:
BMW 3 Series. The updates received by the car are from the big 7 series, especially in the information system.
This car comes in many versions, including a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with 255 horsepower, and its price starts from 43,000 dollars, equivalent to 161,000 riyals.
Genesis G70. The luxury sedan is considered the cheapest among all competitors, this car comes with two versions of the first engines, a capacity of 2.0 liters, with a capacity of 252 hp and the second, a capacity of 3.3 liter and a power of 365 hp, and its price starts from 38,000 dollars, equivalent to 142,000 riyals.
Audi A5. Available from this sedan version and the latest Sportback. This version has three-dimensional sound speakers in addition to advanced interior technology. The car’s engine comes with a 2.0-liter capacity of 252 horsepower, and the price starts from 45,000 dollars, equivalent to 168,000 riyals.