It entered production in 2015 for a European target market with its construction in Swindon, England under a subsidiary; Honda of the UK Manufacturing. Exported across the world, only 750 units entered Japan.
Being the first Type-R to be turbocharged, the 2-litre 4 cylinder engine is built at Honda's Anna Engine Plant in Ohio, U.S.A. before being shipped to England.
It has a special R+ button that when activated can improve the responsiveness of the chassis, engine, and throttle.
Need for Speed: Payback
The Civic Type-R appears in Need for Speed: Payback following a brief appearance in a customisation trailer released on June 26, 2017, and in an off-road race gameplay video released on August 30, 2017.
|Unlocked in chapter 3 - City Lights.|
|Top Speed 168|
|0 - 60 5.40|
|1/4 Mile 13.87|
|N2O Capacity 3.2|
|N2O Power 3.2|
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 1, which was included with the release of the app.
- ↑ Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Official Customization Trailer. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjPUq4Hs5UM
- ↑ Video: CROWNED (2017) NFS Payback - Offroad Race (8 Cars Listed). Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o_Z8K7hzKUg
- ↑ 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/