2020 Honda Civic Type R debuts in style at Tokyo Auto Salon


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The revamped 2020 Honda Civic Type R debuted in grand style at the Tokyo Auto Salon in Japan. Check out new features of the car that make it stand out!

It is 2020, and Honda has a revamped Civic Type R for the New Year and decade! For this. audiences at the recently held Tokyo Auto Salon had the privilege of seeing the 2020 Honda Civic Type R for the first time.


The refreshed Honda Civic Type R has improved interior and exterior features

The Civic Type R is not a newcomer. It has been around for some time now as one of the automaker’s top-selling models. To freshen things up, Honda had to re-work both the exterior and interior of the vehicle to give it a better look. Paying attention to the vehicle’s performance, the automaker revamped its brake rotors and brake pads. The new instruments are better than those installed in the outgoing model. Also upgraded was the suspension. It now has dampers that make driving the vehicle smoother than ever.

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The vehicle’s engine is still the same 4-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged present in its predecessor. However, users now have the liberty to make a choice from three different driving modes to suit their individual driving tastes.

In terms of exterior, the vehicle has a better outlook, thanks to practical changes made to it. The front grille is larger in size for the engine to cool off better. Honda has the steering wheel well-covered in Alcantara for a more appealing look. Its shift lever was modified for shorter movements in changing gears. The automaker’s peculiar safety feature “Honda Sensing” is now offered as a standard tool.

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Pricing of the 2020 Honda Civic Type R is yet to be announced. Naijauto.com will keep you posted on that.

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Chris Odogwu

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.


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