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Rendered Speculation: Honda Civic Type R... turbo?

by Jeff Sabatini (RSS feed) on Oct 5th, 2011 at 2:00PM

A new report says the next generation Honda Civic Type R should arrive in 2013 – sporting a turbocharged engine for the first time. According to Auto Express, this hottest Honda hatch will brandish a Mugen-developed, 210-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbo four. When we last reported on Mugen, their engineers were boring and stroking the 2010 Civic Type R to develop 256 naturally aspirated horsepower. Temple of VTEC purists can thank strict European emissions regulations for the move to forced induction, and Auto Express says that the Type R will receive a start-stop system to further... Read More

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