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2018 Honda Civic Type-R Now Available, MSRP Verified

After two years of anticipation, Honda’s U.S. specification 2018 Civic Type-R was released for sale Wednesday, June 14, with a surprisingly reasonable MSRP, for the most powerful Honda ever released for retail sale in the U.S..

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American Civic Type-R a car of many firsts

Volumes have been written about the 10th generation Civic compact world platform based track-ready Civic Type-R -- the first Civic to wear the Type-R designation -- the most powerful Civic ever manufactured for sale in the United States -- and yes, the most expensive production Honda Civic to grace the shores of North America. But for the Honda “fanboy” loyal, today’s dealership arrival of 2018 Honda Civic , not only completes the 2-year reinvention of the American Honda Civic lineup, but fulfills a dream of sorts for the Honda performance loyal. 2017 Honda Civic Si.a great performance option.

The “baddest” front wheel drive production compact car on the planet

Here’s the thing: For the relative lucky few that have their 2018 Civic Type-R order in place, Today is the day that your dealership can release your car for public sale. Congratulations! You are one of the fortunate few. The good news is that despite the internet hype driven speculation of astronomical MSRP, Honda puts a lid on the price tag, with published, verifide, MSRP of $33,900, plus all the usually related dealership costs and fees. We first met Civic Type-R in Los Angeles. Civic-Type-R-ConceptHere’s what Honda tells us

Jun 13, 2017 - TORRANCE, Calif.
306-horsepower Civic Type R is most powerful production Honda ever sold in the U.S.
World's fastest production front-wheel-drive car at the Nürburgring
Civic Type R capstones Honda's epic 10th generation Civic lineup.

The all-new 2017 Honda Civic Type R – the ultimate performance variant of America's best-selling car1 and the first-ever Type R-badged Honda sold in the U.S. – goes on sale starting tomorrow in one comprehensively-equipped Touring trim with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)2 of $33,900.

The most powerful production Honda ever sold in America, the track-ready 2017 Civic Type R embodies Honda's racing spirit, making 306 horsepower (SAE net) at 6,500 rpm and 295 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net) from 2,500-4500 rpm from its 2.0-liter DOHC direct-injected and turbocharged i-VTEC® engine. A pre-production version of the new Type R claimed the title of world's fastest production front-wheel-drive (FWD) car on April 7, 2017, setting a record lap time of 7 minutes 43.80 seconds on Germany's legendary Nürburgring Nordschliefe (North Loop), more than three seconds faster than the previous FWD best.

*American Honda Motors 2017

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