Honda may very well be embarking on a brand new hunt for lap data with the 2021 Civic Type R Restricted Version.
With the outgoing Civic Type R, Honda established the ‘Kind R Problem’ because it went about smashing front-wheel drive lap data at varied racetracks all over the world. Within the video beneath, it has teased a brand new Kind R Problem with the brilliant yellow Kind R Restricted Version, exhibiting the potent sizzling hatch the Suzuka Circuit.
Though the change made to the Civic Kind R Restricted Version aren’t monumental, they’ll assist it to be quicker on a racetrack.
Curiously, the European and U.S. fashions are just a little completely different from one another. Within the U.S., Honda has managed to shave away 20.9 kg (46 lbs) because of light-weight BBS wheels and by decreasing sound deadening supplies and eradicating options together with the rear wiper, cargo cowl and rear heater ducts. In Europe, Honda has gone even additional and stripped out 47 kg (103.6 lbs) of weight by eradicating further options just like the infotainment and air con techniques.
Key mechanical modifications made to the Civic Type R Restricted Version embrace specifically tuned dampers and recalibrated steering for improved management and suggestions.
Energy continues to return from a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with VTEC that produces 306 hp and 295 lb-ft (401 Nm) of torque in U.S. type and 316 hp and 295 lb-ft in European guise. All 700 models certain for manufacturing all through the U.S. and Europe characteristic a Phoenix Yellow paint scheme, referred to as Daylight Yellow in Europe.