Honda has just launched the Civic Type R sedan in Japan. This high-performance model sports a “normally aspirated 2.0-liter four cylinder (K20A) that eclipses 100 hp/liter, producing around 225 ponies at 8,000 rpm and 159 lb-ft of torque at 6,100 rpm.” For those who missed out on the video, check it out after the jump, along with more pictures.

A six-speed manual transmission feeds power to the front wheels — 18-inch units shod with a set of Bridgestone Potenzas. Four-piston Brembos are visible between the spokes and provide the car’s stopping power

[via Autoblog]