We all know the Honda Civic Type R is an incredible machine.
The standard Civic Type R itself is known to be able to put out 306 HP (228 kW) and 395Nm of torque. With its engine, the model can accelerate from rest to 60 mph in only 5.4s. The figures are just already awesome but Hondata, a third-party company, has recently introduced a new tuning package to add up to its allurement.
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The $695 91-octane tune of the FlashPro will bring extra 33 HP (24kW) and 52 Nm of torque
The first one is a 91-octane tune of the FlashPro kit priced at $695, which is claimed to bring extra 33 HP (24kW) and 52 Nm of torque to the Honda Civic Type R, helping it reach 339 HP (252 kW) and 448 Nm of torque.
The second offering of a 93-octane fuel even makes the model more powerful. The shop claims the tune’s capable of putting an additional 47 HP (35kW) and 92 Nm on the high-performance fuel. In total, the engine can reach 350 HP (260kW) and 493 Nm.
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In total, the engine can reach 350 HP (260kW) and 493 Nm
This is not the first time Hondata has brought out its tune to the Civic. In fact, last year a video introducing a Hondata’s tune boosting a Civic hatchback’s performance with an extra 35 HP and 81 Nm of torque went viral in the auto community.
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The Civic Type R tune is worth $695 while the same price tag is also put on the standard Civic
The company’s website has informed customers of the price of the Honda Civic Type R Hondata tune which is worth $695 while the same price tag is also put on the package tailored for the standard Civic.
In the Philippines, the all-new Honda Civic Type R comes in at P2,980,000 and available with two color choices including Championship White and Rallye Red.
Know more about Honda Civic Type R 2022
The fifth-generation Honda Civic Type R 2022 from motorsport stalwart Honda is based on the 10th-generation Honda Civic. To sum the model up, it a high-performance version of the Civic and it features an aggressive-looking exterior design. For the Philippine market, the Civic Type R only has one variant and it comes with a price of Php 3,210,000.
Under the Philippine-spec Civic Type R's hood is a 2.0-liter K20C1 VTEC inline-4 which can produce a maximum of 306 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque. This engine is then paired with a six-speed manual transmission, which comes with a rev-matching function. Like the standard Civic, the Civic Type R is a front-wheel-drive vehicle. Size-wise, it measures 4,577mm long, 1,877mm wide, and 1,434mm in height. It also has a ground clearance of 134mm, and a wheelbase length of 2,700mm.
Competing against the Honda Civic Type R 2022 in the Philippine market is the Subaru WRX STI and the BMW Z4 sDrive20i Sport 2.0 AT, in that they somewhat fall into the same price range. As for other front-wheel-drive, compact-sized sports cars however, the Civic Type R's direct competitor in the global market is the Hyundai Veloster N, which is only available through indent order locally.