Honda is also selling a Civic Type R Limited Edition (limited to 600 units), which only comes in Phoenix Yellow (which you may remember from the 2001 Acura Integra Type R) and loses 46 pounds of weight compared to the standard car.
The Type R benefits from a handful of changes made for the 2020 model year, including a larger grille opening and radiator for improved engine cooling, an Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel and a new weighted shift knob.
The Type R Limited Edition may be hard to come by, but its upgrades have made it the fastest FWD car around Japan’s Suzuka circuit. 480"}’ section="annotation">hatchbacks.
If $40,000-ish sounds like a lot to pay for a Honda Civic, it is — but don’t forget that the Type R is packing an utterly bananas 306 horsepower four-cylinder that also makes 295 pound-feet of torque.
2021 Honda Civic Type R is still the hottest hatch and costs $38,450 https://t.co/Os9LCF3E2J— CNET News (@CNETNews) September 2, 2020