More than a month ago, Honda launched the long-awaited . introduced to civic type r 2023, announcing it A car where the most important thing is the experience and driving sensations, At that time many secrets were kept which are now beginning to be revealed and this time they finally told us how much power it gets from the factory.
Retaining the same 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine (K20C1) from the previous model, The new Honda Civic Type R went from 306 to 315 horsepower, that too 420 Nm. reached Torque (20 Nm more than before).
To achieve these enhancements, they redesigned the turbo blades and changed the number of blades, improved intake and A new exhaust system with activated valves was incorporated to modify the sound intensity., But keeping the premise of prioritizing the overall experience, the bottom line with these changes to the 2023 Honda Civic Type R is that they will make it an even more enjoyable car.
It reaches 316 horsepower, making it the most powerful Honda ever sold in the United States, but it barely matches the number of models outgoing for the European market. it’s just that, Honda emphasizes that maximum torque is now reached between 2,600 and 4,000 rpm, a wider range. That before it will certainly increase its sensation due to a lighter steering wheel.
The gear lever now has more rigidity and They say that they have adapted the paths of the same, adding to the experience which is passed on to the driver, while the longer wheelbase (3.5 cm) and larger front track (2.5 cm) and rear (1.9 cm) enhance overall stability.
I know too system reviewed rev matchinglimited slip differential, suspension Front and rear, brake cooling (now with two-piece calipers to reduce sprung weight) and Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires are fitted as standard.
What is the end result of all this? As we saw a few months ago, the 2023 Honda Civic Type R has improved lap times around the Suzuka circuit and we wouldn’t be surprised if the same thing happens when we make it to the Nürburgring. But to be honest, more than that what would be achieved by the vast majority of the time and “mortals” set by the pilots under controlled conditions In the real world, we’d really like to see firsthand that there’s a better driving experience.