- honda has announced that the 2021 honda civic type r limited edition will start at $44,950 when it goes on sale at the end of the month.
- the standard 2021 civic type r, which got new brake rotors and pads as well as suspension changes for the 2020 model year, starts at $38,450.
- the civic type r is powered by a 306-hp turbocharged four-cylinder engine with a six-speed manual transmission.
the lightweight, even more track-focused 2021 honda civic type r limited edition, which is exclusively painted in phoenix yellow, recently took the front-wheel-drive lap record at the suzuka circuit in japan. honda has announced that this type r, limited to 600 units in the u.s., will start at $44,950 when it goes on sale here at the end of this month. the standard 2021 civic type r starts at $38,450 and is arriving at dealers now.
for 2020, the civic type r received a host of updates, which included revised suspension and brakes, slightly modified styling inside and out, standard driver-assist features, and a new boost blue exterior color. these updates will carry over to both the 2021 civic type r and the type r limited edition, although the latter is only available with the famous phoenix yellow paint job.
honda shaved off 46 pounds from the type r limited edition by swapping out the standard 20-inch wheels for a set of lighter bbs wheels and removing the rear heating ducts, tonneau cover, wiper blade, and sound-deadening materials. it also retuned the car's steering and dampers and wrapped the bbs wheels in stickier michelin pilot sport cup 2 rubber.
the civic type r is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that spins up 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque, paired with a six-speed manual transmission as the only option. during car and driver testing, our long-term test car launched to 60 mph in 5.0 seconds and raced to the quarter-mile in 13.5 seconds at 107 mph.
the 2021 civic type r starts at $38,450 and is arriving at dealerships now. the limited edition, which is limited to 600 units in the u.s., will arrive at the end of the month starting at $44,950.