Tuesday, January 26, 2021
News A less boisterous Honda Civic Type R in the future?

A less boisterous Honda Civic Type R in the future?

Hot hatch and compact car enthusiasts in their 20s and 30s that want but can’t afford the cars are having to deal with guys in their 40s and 50s that want and can afford the cars. These old fogies are the potential reason why a lightly camouflaged Civic Type R has been spied going around the Nürburgring – with a small rear spoiler.

The Civic Type R, like the Subaru WRX STI, are known for their large wings but in many cases, those purchasing the car want the performance without the boy-racer look. The STI can be ordered without the rear shelving unit and more than likely, based on the pictures, the Type R will have a similar trim.

As well, it appears as though the front and rear ends have been lightly updated with small grilles at each extremity. Rumours of a more powerful Type R, with AWD, have circulated on the interwebs which could, in part, explain the minor physical changes.

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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