Having won numerous firsts on the most famous circuits in the world, the Honda returned to Japan to sign the record category at Suzuka. The protagonist is the Civic Type R and for the occasion, was used on the Limited Edition, which will be proposed in Europe in just 100 numbered pieces in the colour Sunlight Yellow.
Record for front-wheel with the Limited Edition. The sedan stopped the clock at 2 minutes, 23 seconds, and 993 milliseconds, new record for cars with front wheel drive on the track of 5.8 km that has hosted the Formula 1 Grand Prix. The Limited Edition has been further modified compared to the Type R to provide even greater performance: it adopts in fact the rims from the 20″ BBS forged and lightened, with tires Michelin Sport Cup2, trim and corners revised, new settings of power steering and the braking system with disk decomposable. The engine remains the 2.0-turbo with 320 HP and 400 Nm, paired exclusively to a manual transmission, while the total mass was reduced to 47 kg thanks to the new wheels and simplification of the equipment inside.
Source: Quattroruote.en – Edited by Anthon K.