Archive for the ‘Civic’ Category

The History of the Honda Civic

Posted on January 26th, 2012 by by Shenron

Honda has a long history in the development of motorized vehicles. In the beginning, Honda was known for their production of motorcycles. However, they eventually decided to diversify and delve into the production of automobiles as well. In 1973, Honda landed on the car screen when it revealed to the world its Honda Civic. This [...]

FD2 Civic Type R

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by by Shenron

FD2 Civic Type-R (2007 -) (Japanese market only) The Japanese market Civic Type R (FD2) went on sale on March 30, 2007. For the first time, the JDM Civic was sold as a four door sedan rather than a three door hatchback. The new Japanese model’s engine output is higher than the European version’s, with [...]

FN2 Civic Type R

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by by Shenron

FN2 Civic Type-R (2007 -) The European market Civic Type R is offered only as a three door hatch back and uses a different chassis and internal layout (notably tank placement below the driver’s seat), which will serve as base for the next European Jazz. The rear suspension formerly a double wishbone set up has [...]

EP3 Civic Type R

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by by Shenron

EP3 Civic Type-R (1997 – 2000) In 2001 Honda introduced the next generation of the Civic Type R (EP3) as a unique 3 door hatchback to the UK market, which was manufactured in Swindon, England. This EDM Civic Type R featured a 197hp 2.0L i-VTEC engine (K20A) and the regular Type R treatment of seam [...]

EK9 Civic Type R

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by by Shenron

EK9 Civic Type-R (1997 – 2000) The original Civic Type R was proceeded by two previous generations of ‘unofficial’ Type R’s. The EF8 / EF9 and EG6 chassis had top of the line SiR models, which are still noted by enthusiasts for their performance, simplicity and no-frills approach. The Civic and CRX SiR were the [...]

Civic Type R

Posted on November 17th, 2010 by by Shenron

1st Generation – EK9 Civic Type-R (1997 – 2000) Engine: 1.6 L DOHC VTEC Power: 185 HP @ 8200 rpm Torque: 158 Nm @ 7500 rpm 0-100 km/h: 6,7 sec Top speed: 232 km/h Gearbox: 5-Speed MT Weight: 1090 kg 2nd Generation EP3 Civic Type-R (2001 – 2007) Engine: 2.0 i-VTEC Power: 200 HP @ [...]