The Honda Civic Type R crushes the competition, and all for less money. At $35,000, you might not expect the Civic to be faster than the more expensive Ford Focus RS, VW Golf R, and even the limited edition Subaru WRX STI Type RA, but it is.via: Engineering Explained
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Watch the video by Engineering Explained for more info. In this video we’ll explore the numbers surrounding the Civic Type R, and deep dive into the engine to find out just what makes it so special.
Whether it’s acceleration, track times, braking distances, useable cargo space, or efficiency, the Civic Type R puts down incredible numbers.
At the heart of the Type R is the K20C1 engine, a two-liter inline four-cylinder that’s turbocharged packing 295 lb-ft of torque, and 306 horsepower.