Honda’s latest incarnation of its hot hatch Civic Type R is nothing short of tremendous, on road on track. With drive modes that really work this 320 horsepower pocket rocket can be docile around town and yet offers an abundance of comfort and practicality as a five-door hatchback.
We took the new Civic Type R on track to safely explore its performance credentials, see our video below to see how we got on.
Engine Size 2.0-Litre
Fuel Type Petrol
Acceleration (0-100km/h) 5.8 seconds
Top Speed 272 km/h
Consumption (Combined) 7.7L/100km
CO2 Emissions 176g/km
Road Tax Band E €750
Base Price €51,750
Price as Tested €53,950