The Honda Civic Type R Arrives on Philippine Soil

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September 30, 2017

Earlier this year, Honda Cars Philippines Inc. made a stir in the local automotive scene when it announced that it would be selling the Civic Type R in the country for the very time. This was followed up in July by an announcement that all 100 units of the eagerly-awaited Type R that were initially brought into the Philippines were already accounted for.

Well, the long wait is over. Customers who are eager to see the Type R in the 10th-generation Civic body can soon do so, right here on Philippine soil. As we all know, the latest Honda Civic Type R is at the pinnacle of Honda’ motoring and engineering prowess. It boasts a lightweight body with a high output engine for optimum driving pleasure.

Staying true to the principle of creating racing-inspired road cars, the Civic Type R packs a 2.0-liter VTEC Turbo mill with 310hp and 400Nm of torque. All that power is sent to the drive wheels through a slick-shifting 6-speed manual gearbox with rev match control. This combo is complemented by a sporty and aerodynamic body and a comfortable and equally sporty cabin.

The new Honda Civic Type R will be available in two colors: Championship White and Rallye Red. Car fans can check out the Type R at select Honda dealerships beginning in the 2nd week of October

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Mr. Gerard Jude Castillo
Gerard has been a self-confessed car nut ever since he was a little boy. As a grown-up, he indulges in his passion by collecting toy cars (which he started since childhood) and reading up on the latest cars out there.  As News Editor, it is his job to deliver the stories about the most recent motoring events in an easy-to-digest manner.