Honda Civic Type-R Concept 

  • 2006
  • 200 HP
Honda often has been stingy with safety equipment, but the Civic now has six standard air bags and ABS.
by AutomobileMag News (Dec, 2005)
Get into the old Civic, and the cabin feels as cramped, claustrophobic, and dated as a middle-school classroom you haven't seen in twenty years, but the new car has a small, handsome steering wheel, an ergonomically pleasing sweep of instruments, expansive sight lines, and storage cubbyholes everywhere, including a center armrest bin for twenty-four CDs.
by AutomobileMag News (Dec, 2005)

Data points Key details of the Honda Civic Type-R Concept


Civic Type-R Concept
200 HP
GT 86
197 HP

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Honda Civic Type-R Concept
The iconic and hugely popular Honda Civic Type R owed its success to an unbeatable combination of high performance and affordability that instantly captured the hearts and minds of driving enthusiasts.
At the 76th Geneva Motor Show Honda will be presenting the world debut of the Civic Type R Concept, which forms the basis of its successor.

2006 Honda Civic

AutomobileMag News
As before, the hybrid is nearly identical to the regular Civic in both looks and driving.
Having met the Ohio-based engineers who were responsible for the 2006 Civic Si, we can understand how it got its mojo back: these rabid enthusiasts own Civics, drive Civics, race Civics, live and breathe Civics, and clearly were embarrassed by how far the last car had fallen in the estimation of the influential sport-compact crowd.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Honda
Year 2006


Drivetrain FWD
Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Maximum hp 200 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion


Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Valvetrain DOHC
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