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Honda Civic Type R to get 2.0L turbo with up to 300 horsepower

by Jeffrey N. Ross (RSS feed) on Nov 13th, 2012 at 3:30PM

Not that we're expecting to see the car over here anyway, but we hear that the impending return of the Honda Civic Type R could bring with it a more powerful engine crammed under its short hood. Honda CEO Takanobu Ito has already confirmed the Civic Type R would return in 2015, and now Auto Express says that a Honda R&D employee has confirmed that this car will be powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine producing "as much as" 300 horsepower – earlier speculation had the car powered by a smaller 1.6-liter four. Honda has already vowed to make the Civic Type R the "fastest... Read More

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