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 Date: October 03, 2006 14:36
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda PR (Japan)
 Credibility Rating: 10


Honda Motor Co., Ltd., today announced that the prototype 4-door Civic Type R, the sports version of the Honda Civic, has been selected as the official car for the 2006 F1 Japan Grand Prix, to be held at the Suzuka Circuit in Mie Prefecture, Japan, October 6-8, 2006. A production model, currently under development, is scheduled for release in Japan in spring 2007.

The 4-door Civic Type R prototype, fitted with a 2.0l DOHC i-VTEC engine with an output in excess of 220PS and a specially tuned sport suspension, delivers exhilarating driving performance in keeping with its bold, dynamic styling.

In addition to serving as the official car (red flag car) for the F1 Japan Grand Prix, the Civic R prototype will also be on display at Honda’s exhibit at Suzuka Circuit. Civic Type R Prototype (4-door) Specifications
Engine: 2.0L DOHC i-VTEC
Output: Over 220PS
Dimensions (L x W x H): 4,540 x 1,1771 x 1,425mm






Last edited by JeffX on October 03, 2006 15:15

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10-04-2006 13:00
More evidence that the Japanese don't even consider the European CTR a Type R   (Score: 1, Normal)
kiwikungfu
10-04-2006 16:44
Re: More evidence that the Japanese don't even consider the European CTR a Type R   (Score: 1, Normal)
Accord CE8
10-04-2006 16:57
Re: More evidence that the Japanese don't even consider the European CTR a Type R   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
10-09-2006 07:39
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danielgr
10-04-2006 19:15
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televascular
10-05-2006 01:00
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330R
10-05-2006 07:11
Re: More evidence that the Japanese don't even consider the European CTR a Type R   (Score: 1, Normal)
IvoG
10-09-2006 12:20
Re: More evidence that the Japanese don't even consider the European CTR a Type R   (Score: 1, Normal)
Teknique
10-08-2006 00:15
Is it me or is that tire not even on right...   (Score: 1, Normal)
Shinobi
10-08-2006 05:01
Re: Is it me or is that tire not even on right...   (Score: 1, Normal)
FiSH-Chan
10-08-2006 18:15
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Shinobi
10-09-2006 00:01
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TonyEX
10-09-2006 12:02
Re: Is it me or is that tire not even on right...   (Score: 1, Normal)
Teknique
10-03-2006 15:29
Is that power figure correct?   (Score: 1, Normal)
blu
10-03-2006 15:52
Re: Is that power figure correct?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Wizard
10-03-2006 16:26
Re: Is that power figure correct?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Honda-D
10-05-2006 09:05
Re: Is that power figure correct?   (Score: 1, Normal)
harky007
10-06-2006 04:34
Re: Is that power figure correct?   (Score: 1, Normal)
CSi
10-03-2006 20:35
note that it says Over 220ps   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
10-05-2006 07:15
Re: note that it says Over 220ps   (Score: 1, Normal)
IvoG
10-07-2006 15:28
Re: note that it says Over 220ps   (Score: 1, Normal)
revvin
10-08-2006 23:59
Re: note that it says Over 220ps   (Score: 1, Normal)
TonyEX
10-08-2006 21:53
Re: Is that power figure correct?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Specboy-GSR
10-04-2006 23:57
Wheel Tease   (Score: 1, Normal)
dontbothertim
10-07-2006 14:32
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10-07-2006 15:05
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10-07-2006 19:46
Re: Wheel Tease   (Score: 1, Normal)
06NighthawkSI
10-07-2006 16:20
Reminds me....   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 17:00
BRING IT HERE HONDA!   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-04-2006 11:59
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10-04-2006 18:21
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10-04-2006 18:22
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10-04-2006 18:46
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10-07-2006 15:45
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revvin
10-03-2006 15:23
I'll be there!   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 15:26
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DCR
10-03-2006 15:27
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10-03-2006 16:05
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10-03-2006 16:27
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10-03-2006 16:37
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10-03-2006 16:42
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330R
10-05-2006 02:32
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10-06-2006 10:05
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10-06-2006 10:06
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10-07-2006 08:55
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10-07-2006 11:40
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10-05-2006 15:56
Acura CSX Type-S?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-05-2006 17:42
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10-05-2006 22:39
Re: Acura CSX Type-S?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-05-2006 22:27
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10-03-2006 21:04
Type R Sedan Spoiler   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 23:50
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10-04-2006 11:10
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10-04-2006 18:49
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10-05-2006 22:13
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Bafflegas
10-03-2006 16:26
offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
csempere109
10-03-2006 16:45
Re: offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
330R
10-03-2006 21:30
Re: offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 22:04
Re: offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
330R
10-03-2006 22:39
Re: offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-04-2006 07:40
Re: offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-04-2006 15:12
Re: offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-04-2006 16:18
Re: offical car = safety car?   (Score: 1, Normal)
330R
10-03-2006 23:15
Acura CSX Styling?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 23:40
Re: Acura CSX Styling?   (Score: 1, Normal)
330R
10-03-2006 23:48
Re: Acura CSX Styling?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-04-2006 00:24
Re: Acura CSX Styling?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-04-2006 12:45
Re: Acura CSX Styling?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 15:08
OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
DCR
10-03-2006 15:42
Re: OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
DonLucas
10-03-2006 15:51
Re: OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 15:55
Re: OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
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10-03-2006 15:58
Re: OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
DCR
10-04-2006 10:11
Re: OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
96civicEX
10-03-2006 16:52
Re: OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
330R
10-04-2006 00:03
Re: OK   (Score: 1, Normal)
SiSedan
10-03-2006 21:50
New Waves of Japanese Performance Power?   (Score: 1, Normal)
KC88
10-03-2006 18:11
Front Bonnet   (Score: 1, Normal)
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