Prairie State drivers looking for true racing performance in a street smart hatchback have found everything in the 2019 Honda Civic Type R. This is the fastest Honda ever brought to the United States, equipped with a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder mated to a 6-speed transmission with Rev-Match Control that is capable of 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque.
Couple this power with a light and nimble chassis, and you gain even more performance, fuel economy, and style than expected from a hot hatch of this caliber.
The iconic, track-tested design of the Type R includes more than just cosmetic elements. Expect superior control on any roadway with functional side skirts, vented front fenders, underbody airflow, and vortex generators channeling air to the rear wing—all serving function and performance.
The interior is outfitted with race-inspired front bucket seats wrapped in red and black suede-effect fabric, an aluminum shift knob, and customizable digital meters which include boost pressure, rev-limit indicator, G-force, and boost pressure. The Civic Type R also features a metal plaque below the gear shifter with a unique serial number, adding to the exclusivity of its limited availability. Stop by any Central Illinois Honda Dealers location to inquire about driving your own 2019 Honda Civic Type R today.
The 2019 Honda Civic Type R seamlessly blends substance and style into one, ridiculously fast hot hatch that not only carries the reliable Civic nameplate, but has also earned awards from the likes of Car and Driver, Edmunds, and Kelley Blue Book.
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