The Honda Civic Type R (EK9) is a hot hatch that was only available for the Japanese domestic market from 1997 to 2000.
The Type R is featured with a high number of improvements over regular Civic models such as a seam-welded monocoque and limited-slip differential to improve handling and rigidity.
The 1.6 litre engine is equipped with Honda's variable valve timing - "VTEC".
The Type R received a minor facelift in 1999.
Need for Speed (2015)
|0 - 60 mph||1/4 Mile||Top Speed||Power|
|Stock||06.69 seconds||15.13 seconds @ 98 mph (158 km/h)||146 mph (235 km/h)||197 hp|
|Fully Upgraded||02.09 seconds||09.06 seconds @ 168 mph (270 km/h)||226 mph (364 km/h)||923 hp|
Need for Speed: Payback
Need for Speed: Heat
The Civic Type-R appears in Need for Speed: Heat following an article, revealing it to be part of the game's official car list, was published on August 19, 2019, and appears in the NFS: Heat Studio app as part of container 5, which was released on September 17, 2019.
The stock Civic Type-R can be unlocked in Need for Speed: Heat.
- The Civic Type R featured in Need for Speed (2015) and Need for Speed: Payback is fitted with an incorrect stock front bumper that was mounted on pre-2000 models.
- Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Welcome to Fortune Valley. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dHSzsSDnvs
- Article: ea.com (2019) Under the Hood: Need for Speed Heat Car List. Available at: https://www.ea.com/games/need-for-speed/need-for-speed-heat/news/nfs-heat-car-list
- Article: gtplanet.net (2019) Need for Speed Heat Full Car List Revealed. Available at: https://www.gtplanet.net/need-for-speed-heat-car-list/