Charged Honda Civic Type R passed track tests
On the eve of opening of the Tokyo international motor show 2013 Japanese automaker No. 3 showed the latest Honda Civic Type R model on a corporate test track in prefecture of Tochigi. Before intensive tests of the car, which start it is expected in 2015, passed under a camouflage on roads of Europe and Japan.
Civic Type R becomes the first European model of the Honda company equipped with absolutely new VTEC TURBO engine from a hi-tech line of Earth Dreams engines. The two-litre 4th cylinder turbo motor with direct injection of fuel corresponds to the EURO 6 standards and provides the target capacity best in his class - 280 horsepowers.
The pilot of the Honda WTCC team Gabriele Tarquini shared impressions of the new car after recent tests on the route in Germany: it's amazing car and his characteristics are fantastic. Not only capacity and a torque, but also settings of the engine very much impressed me.