Next batch of the hot Honda Civic Type R 2018 has finally come to the Philippines

Updated Sep 28, 2020 | Same topic: Highlights of the Week

The Honda Civic Type R 2018’s price tag remains unchanged.

Hot news has finally come! The newest batch of the heated-up Honda Civic Type R 2018 has already entered the Philippines. The new units have landed at a local port and all are in a new and elegant paint color - Polished Metal Metallic.

The models comes with not only the new paint but also a large wing, red accents and an aggressive overall design, making it look more amazing. These fresh Honda Civic Type R will go on sales along with familiar Rallye Red and Championship White options.

Honda Civic Type Rs 2018 angular front

The newest batch of the heated-up Civic Type R has already entered the Philippines

According to the latest car news, this batch includes 100 new units of the Honda Civic Type R 2018 and its price tag gets no change - P2,980,000. The PH-spec Honda Civic Type R is still powered by a 2.0L turbocharged engine which can produce 306 hp and 400 Nm of torque, works in a conjunction with a manual gearbox.

The Civic Type R was sold out within an amazingly short time when it was first offered for pre-order in 2017. At that time, 100 units were completely booked after just 48 hours. So if you intend to drive home the hot hatch, there’s no time to be hesitant because chances are limited.

Honda Civic Type R 2018 on the road

The Civic Type R was sold out within an amazingly short time when it was first offered to pre-order in 2017

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Know more about Honda Civic Type R 2022

Honda Civic Type R

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.

₱ 3,210,000