MARKHAM, ON, Sept. 21, 2020 /CNW/ – The 2021 Honda Civic Type R begins accession at dealers this month, acute by the accession of the ultimate street-legal Type R, the Limited Edition.
Since its debut, Civic Type R has quickened the pulses of hot-hatch enthusiasts, earning boundless acclaim from media and owners alike. The new Limited Edition archetypal turns up Type R accomplishment added still, with lower weight, bigger handling, a higher-performance caster and annoy combination, and an exclusive, clear Phoenix Yellow paint.
The 2021 Civic Type R comes with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $46,200, while the Type R Limited Edition has an MSRP of $54,600 (neither including the $1,670 destination and administration charge). The 100 Limited Edition units that are accessible in Canadapre-sold in aloof 4 minutes!
The 2021 Type R Limited Edition will appear in an absolute Phoenix Yellow colour, with appearance atramentous acrylic on the roof, alfresco mirror caps, and assimilation aperture on the hood, forth with a aphotic chrome Civic brand on the rear hatch. Inside, anniversary Limited Edition has a appropriate numbered applique on the centermost animate anecdotic its body number.
The 2021 Civic Type R and Type R Limited Edition backpack advanced the abundant updates fabricated to the 2020 Type R, including the active advanced and rear exoteric styling, beyond grille aperture and radiator for bigger agent cooling, and autogenous updates such as the Alcantara™-wrapped council wheel, and a new abounding about-face knob. Both affection the Honda Sensing® apartment of assurance and driver-assistive technologies as accepted equipment, including Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Advanced Collison Warning, Road Departure Mitigation with Lane Departure Warning, Lane Keeping Assist, and Adaptive Cruise Control.
TYPE R LIMITED EDITION
The 2021 Type R Limited Edition embodies assorted engineering and affection changes advised to aerate performance, after sacrificing Type R’s different aggregate of acid accomplishment and affable daily-driving manners.
Racers apperceive that abbreviation weight is key to bigger accomplishment at the track, which is why a cardinal of measures were taken to abate the barrier weight of the Type R Limited Edition by 21 kilograms against the accepted Type R.
Replacing the accepted Type R auto with failing forged-aluminum alloys from BBS saves the Type R Limited Edition an added 8 kilograms of unsprung weight, which has an important appulse on activity and roadholding with a ancillary account to ride comfort. The lighter weight after-effects in lower rotational inertia, an aftereffect amplified by failing two-piece amphibian advanced anchor rotors that were activated to all Type Rs in 2020, which yielded over 1 kilogram of weight accumulation per side.
Going added still, 13 kilograms of complete analgesic abstracts accept been removed from the roof, rear bear panel, and advanced fenders and dash; alike the burden cover, rear boiler ducts and rear wiper apparatus were removed to save weight.
The Type R Limited Edition additionally appearance grade-exclusive Michelin Cup 2 tires with bigger cornering performance. To booty abounding advantage of the lighter weight auto and extra-grippy tires, Limited Edition appearance different programming for the Active Damper System (ADS), which was already adapted aloof aftermost year to sample inputs 10 times faster the before. Similarly, the electrically assisted ability council has been reprogrammed to bout the animated activating accomplishment and lighter weight of the BBS alloys. The aftereffect is an alike added advantageous active experience, abnormally during on-track driving.
Under the hood, the 2021 Civic Type R and Type R Limited Edition draw ability from the aforementioned race-bred 2.0-liter direct-injected and turbocharged 4-cylinder agent with VTEC™ valvetrain, putting out a aiguille 306-horseopwer (SAE net) and a aiguille 295 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net), with ability to the advanced auto delivered through a close-ratio 6-speed chiral manual and limited-slip differential. Both Type R models acquiesce drivers to accept amid three active modes – Comfort, Sport and R – that alter burke mapping, damping force and council assist.
LogR™ first-of-its-kind app, absolute to Civic Type R
One of the key appearance of the Honda Civic Type R is an all-new datalogging app advised to accommodate Type R drivers with abstracts and scoring advice that improves active accomplishment back active on the clue or added bankrupt courses. This video showcases the capabilities of the new LogR™ smartphone app.
Drivers collaborate with Honda LogR™ through three capital functions: A Accomplishment Monitor provides agent advice to the disciplinarian on the Display Audio screen, while Log Mode annal lap times on the track. Finally, the Auto Account action encourages bland active by ecology braking, dispatch and steering, and breeding a “driving smoothness” account application proprietary algorithms developed by Honda with the advice of able Honda drivers.
The new LogR™ app is advised to assignment alone with the 2021 Type R, for both iPhone® and Android™ users, and is accessible at the Google Play Store and the App Store.
Suzuka Clue Record
The Civic Type R Limited Edition (European spec) afresh stormed to a new front-wheel drive clue almanac at Suzuka Circuit, Honda’s Formula 1 racetrack in Japan, with a time of 2 account 23.993 seconds. Originally congenital as a analysis ability for Honda, the 3.6-mile Suzuka track’s figure-8 agreement today is accepted common as a highlight of the Formula 1 division as a disciplinarian and fan favorite. To apprehend added about this achievement, see https://www.hondanews.ca/en/news/release/2021-Honda-Civic-Type-R-Limited-Edition-Sets-Suzuka-Track-Record-
About Honda CanadaHonda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969 and is the ancestor aggregation for both Honda and Acura agent brands in Canada. Since 1986, the aggregation has produced Honda engines and added than nine actor cars and ablaze trucks at its Alliston, Ontario accomplishment facilities, area the Honda CR-V and Honda Civic are currently built. Honda Canada has invested added than $4.7 billion in Canada, and anniversary year it sources about $2.1 billion in appurtenances and casework from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has awash added than bristles actor Honda and Acura commuter cars and ablaze trucks in Canada. For added advice on Honda Canada, amuse appointment www.hondacanada.ca.