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At the Frankfurt Motor Show Press Conference, Manabu Nishimae, President, Honda Motor Europe revealed the first details of the hotly anticipated new Civic Type R. Powered by a direct injection turbocharged 2-litre engine, the new Civic Type R will deliver at least 280 PS.
A film demonstrating the impressive performance and handling of the Civic Type R development car on the Nurburgring with Gabriele Tarquini, Honda’s WTCC driver behind the wheel, was premiered during the Honda Press Conference.
Last year at the Paris Motor Show, we made the announcement that we are bringing back the iconic Civic Type R in 2015, and it will be built at Honda's state-of-the-art UK manufacturing facility in Swindon.
We filmed the reaction of some of Honda people (including our WTCC drivers Gabriele Tarquini and Tiago Monteiro) when they found out that Type R is coming back….