Honda’s all-new Civic Type R may not be a supercar competitor, but it’s definitely no slouch. In addition to an aggressive body kit, complete with a large rear diffuser and oversized spoiler, it’s powered by a 2.0L VTEC engine that generates 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, enabling it to hit 60mph in a zippy 5.7-seconds from a stop. Continue reading for a Nurburgring time attack video, more pictures and additional information.
“Other updates include a Dual Axis Strut suspension, adaptive dampers, electronic steering, and a revamped +R driving mode. All of these updates helped the sports car clock a 7-minute 53.63-second lap at Nurburgring, and a top speed of 167 mph,” according to Hi Consumption.