An alleged leaked picture of the 2023 Honda Civic Kind R was posted on Wednesday to the Eleventh Gen Civic Discussion board.
The picture initially appeared on Honda’s Japanese web site combined in with different Civics previous and current, in response to the publish. It exhibits a automotive with a a lot cleaner look than the outgoing Civic Kind R, albeit retaining the huge rear wing.
We cannot have to attend lengthy to see if this picture is genuine. Honda introduced earlier this week that it’s going to reveal the 2023 Civic Kind R on July 20. Gross sales are scheduled to comply with this fall.
Teaser for 2023 Honda Civic Kind R debuting on July 20, 2022
We all know from prototypes that the redesigned Civic Kind R will keep on with the tried and true formulation of a robust turbo-4 engine powering the entrance wheels, with a 6-speed guide transmission dealing with shifting duties. The outgoing Civic Kind R, the fifth era of the nameplate (and based mostly on the Tenth-generation Civic platform), is a favourite right here at Motor Authority, so expectations for the brand new model are excessive.
Honda has already claimed a lap report for front-wheel drive automobiles at Japan’s Suzuka Worldwide Racing Course. The same report for the Nürburgring may be forthcoming.
2023 Honda Civic Kind R prototype testing at Suzuka Worldwide Racing Course
The following-generation Civic Kind R will profit from the elevated rigidity of the Eleventh-generation Civic platform. Honda has mentioned it elevated torsional rigidity by 8% and bending rigidity by 13% over the previous-generation Civic. The brand new Kind R may also possible high its predecessor’s 306 hp, as Honda beforehand mentioned the redesigned model will likely be its strongest automotive ever for america market.
The Civic Kind R may also be constructed within the U.S. for the primary time. Manufacturing will likely be dealt with by the identical Greensburg, Indiana, manufacturing facility that builds the usual Civic Hatchback. Keep tuned for full particulars.