Remember when we thought the Honda Civic Type-R was coming to Canada? And then when we presumed it wouldn’t because of the news of the next-generation Honda CR-Z? Well, we can finally put the speculation about the Honda Civic Type-R to rest, because at the New York International Auto Show, Honda confirmed the Civic Type-R will be available in North America (unless this is the cruelest April Fools joke of all time).
The 2016 Honda Civic will be the first global version of the compact car, and at the top of its range, you’ll discover the 2016 Honda Civic Type-R. Although the Honda Type-R is confirmed for Canada, we don’t have a lot of details about what to expect from the performance-focused Civic.
As part of the 10th generation Honda Civic range, the 2016 Honda Civic Type-R will be joined by the Civic Sedan, Coupe, 5-door Hatchback and Si models. Although the new Honda Civic that was unveiled at the New York International Auto Show is still in its concept stage, it gives us a nice glimpse into the future of Canada’s most popular car.
In addition to the Honda Civic Type-R being confirmed for Canada, the 2016 Honda Civic will be the first Honda model to offer VTEC Turbo engines, which is spectacular news for drivers looking to add a dose of performance to their daily drives.
The 2016 Honda Civic features a compact platform designed to take efficiency, performance and safety to the next level. With the Earth Dreams Technology powertrains, including the aforementioned VTEC Turbo engines, and a new CVT, there are big things in store for fans of the Honda Civic. And as you know, there are a lot of Honda Civic fans here in Canada.
The 2016 Honda Civic Type-R coming to Canada is huge news. While we aren’t exactly sure when to expect the Type-R on the lot, the 2016 Honda Civic is expected to arrive this fall.