I do know various of us who had only one query in regards to the new 2017 Honda Civic Kind R: “When can I get that engine?” For these of you with desires of swapping this highly effective turbo motor into one thing else, there’s lastly excellent news. Type of.
At SEMA in Las Vegas right this moment, Honda introduced that the brand new 2.Zero-liter i-VTEC four-cylinder motor—rated at 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque—may be bought by itself, impartial of the remainder of the automobile.
You’ll be able to take this engine and put it into your personal automobile. How enjoyable!
The engine, designated Okay20C1, is a turbocharged and intercooled beast which may be a far cry from the high-revving naturally aspirated VTEC motors of years previous, however makes the brand new Civic Kind R one of many quickest and baddest front-wheel drive vehicles on the planet.
The motor may be yours for a really cheap $6,519.87, excluding transport value. You’ll be able to apply to order it by means of the Honda Racing Line program.
However there’s the rub. For now it appears the Kind R engine is just obtainable in help of grbadroots racers who’re members of that program. They’re not simply promoting it to everybody, so it appears it could be some time earlier than it’s available to shove into your candy tuned CRX or Integra or Del Sol.
I’ve a sense this engine will discover its manner into the… let’s simply say proper fingers finally. Till then, there’s at all times totaled-out vehicles, but it surely’s an excellent deal if you wish to go racing.