This time I will discuss about the latest car production from Honda company. Recently, Honda issued a new type of car. We call it 2017 Honda Civic Type R USA. Why are there additional words “USA”? Reportedly this car is produced in America. And is the fastest car today. They developed first and only sold in America. This car adopts from the legendary Civic Type R, where history comes from a hatchback model launched in Japan.
Type R is a second generation. Presenting a more optimal turbocharged element. Because it is powered by engine design: 306HP-2.0-liter DOHC direct-injected i-VTEC turbo powerplant. And officially launched by Honda America Mfg, Inc., in Anna, Ohio. Despite using domestic and global components. This production takes precedence on the side of the machine in order to provide maximum performance. As well as on the hatchback model that became the basis of its design.
The 2017 Honda Civic Type R specs takes a redesign on the 10th generation Civic chassis and body. And is a luxury class car segment. Because it provides better stability, comfortable ride quality, improved handling and steering. It is also equipped with multi-link rear suspension, as well as improved aerodynamics tested on Suzuka, Takasu and Nurburgring circuits. The Civic Type R delivers superior performance, with the best front-wheel-drive design.
2017 Honda Civic Type R USA Exterior
The 2017 Civic Type R USA has a body structure like the Civic Hatchback. So the design shown more interesting. Another benefit that can be used is to use the new ACE body structure output, as well as crash stroke front frame. In addition, this car is not too noisy, which also affects the vibrations and lighter hardness, thus displaying extraordinary dynamic power.
Civic Type R USA looks wider and longer. Compared to the previous type. The exterior is more stylish, including on wheels and 20-inch tires. Then on the part of an air scoop, inset with aluminum hood, of course to cool the engine compartment. Honda Type R badge shows the uniqueness of the Civic USA, while for LED lamps, fog lamps, air inlet, and a splitter differentiate with the previous version seen only briefly.
The rear lights of this car look more unique. In the flush rear window inserted flush, rear vortex generator, wing and difusser, center exhaust, and Type R USA badges exclusively. Civic Type R USA is more aggressive in its function, because the large backseat allows for content with various needs of the owner.
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The 2017 Honda Civic Type R equates the Civic Hatchback to the 106.3-in wheelbase of size. And also expand the rear seat capacity, and storage capacity on the tub. Type R USA larger 1.5 inches than the Hatchback type regarding the front and rear fascia, making it appear more aggressive.
2017 Honda Civic Type R USA Control System
Then there are advanced features owned by Civic Type R USA. That is Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE). This feature provides protection to motorists from the danger of more frontal accidents. ACE utilizes a structurally connected network to deliver even more impact power to the front of the vehicle, thereby reducing the impact force to be received by passengers. ACE also delivers frontal collision power to upper and lower elemental structures.
Aside from the ACE, there is also the Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA). It is an electronic stability control system that works in conjunction with Drive-by-Wire throttle and 4-channel ABS systems to ensure vehicle stability when braking, driving, cornering and sudden maneuvers. The function of VSA by implementing brake power to one or more on wheels simultaneously with throttle management, ignition, and help provide equality to the driver.
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As in previous generations, that Civic Type R has ABS disc brakes. And this ABS will work with EBD (Electronic Brake Distribution) which automatically adjusts the proportion of front-to-rear brake force based on the load of each wheel. The large front brake size and master cylinder create better stop and pedal performance.