Honda Previews 2015 Civic Type R

Honda Previews the Upcoming Civic Type R; Sporty Hatchback Slated to Be a 2015 Model (Photos)

The Honda Civic has been going back and forth with the Toyota Corolla for the crown as the best-selling nameplate of all time, in large part because it offers its drivers a tremendous all-around value. From earning an IIHS Top Safety Pick to being named to’s “10 Coolest New Cars Under $18,000 of 2013” list, the Civic is able to deliver it all.

Including race car-like performance. Honda is planning to add a Type R hatchback to the Civic family for 2015, which would be powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Prior estimates had the 2015 Civic Type R generating around 280 horsepower, but that number has jumped to 320 hp, according to recent reports.

Honda revealed photos of the Civic Type R, and you can get a sneak peek of it below!

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