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    Picture of Window Sticker Gives Us An Idea On Civic Type R Pricing

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      We have a clue as to how much the Civic Type R will set you back

    It will not be too long before the Civic Type R begins hitting Honda dealers in the U.S. and we now have some idea on pricing.

    A member on the CivicX.com forums came across a lot full of new Civic Type Rs nearby a port. The member was able to get some pictures of the vehicles sitting there along with one showing the window sticker. According to the sticker, the Civic Type R Touring will carry a base price of $33,900 - add $875.00 for destination and you'll end up with a final price of $34,775.

    We don't know if Honda will be doing a lower-trim version of the Type R - Touring at Honda is their designation for the top trim level. If they do, we expect it to be around $30,000 to $32,000.

    Source: CivicX.com
    Pic Credit: Newspress USA

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    Seeing the picture of this, it is really ugly from the back end and especially the stupid 3 exhuast pipe with one being smaller than the others is just weird. The back end just looked hacked up.

    Interesting statement about this being performance and that the tires will wear lasting 10,000 miles or less. Also the statement to put on winter tires. This is going to be interesting to see how many get crashed by kids thinking they can be speed racer.

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    That's a fair MSRP. It will definitely bring the track performance, but driveability and outright speed are not going to be strong attributes.

     

    I might go drive one for giggles.

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    12 minutes ago, Frisky Dingo said:

    That's a fair MSRP. It will definitely bring the track performance, but driveability and outright speed are not going to be strong attributes.

     

    I might go drive one for giggles.

    The tires makes ya wonder how fast the first pair will wear out. I bet most get only 5-6K miles on the tires before your having to spend $1,200 on a new set. 20" rims do not have many options for this car. Expensive no matter how you look at it.

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    maybe im in the wrong and the people shopping for one of these wouldnt cross shop with a camaro or mustang, but you can get a 2017 ecoboost premium for $33K and a 2lt camaro with the 3.6 for $35k. heck for $37,300 you can get a 1LE v6 camaro which is probably where the markup on the type r starts. you wont have the ring lap record clout but i think id rather have one of those 2 instead.

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    10 hours ago, balthazar said:

    And people complained the last Trans Am was "overwraught". :rolleyes:

    RIGHT! :o This is the new Trans Am of the 21 century of goddiness overkill. :P 

    Sadly with non of the real V8 power Pizzas in a sardine can that is actually ugly.

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    11 hours ago, cletus8269 said:

    maybe im in the wrong and the people shopping for one of these wouldnt cross shop with a camaro or mustang, but you can get a 2017 ecoboost premium for $33K and a 2lt camaro with the 3.6 for $35k. heck for $37,300 you can get a 1LE v6 camaro which is probably where the markup on the type r starts. you wont have the ring lap record clout but i think id rather have one of those 2 instead.

    I doubt it.  I don't see anyone looking at a 4 seat coupe looking at a 5 passenger Wagon.  It is a good price for what you get.  For the kit this will come with stand\ard you would end up with a 40k+ ecoboost or Camaro V6 anyway. 

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    16 hours ago, FAPTurbo said:

    but the camaro and mustang are for casuals, whereas this is for hardcore track or honda fans

    but its also close to focus rs land as well.

    5 hours ago, Stew said:

    I doubt it.  I don't see anyone looking at a 4 seat coupe looking at a 5 passenger Wagon.  It is a good price for what you get.  For the kit this will come with stand\ard you would end up with a 40k+ ecoboost or Camaro V6 anyway. 

    the prices i quoted for the ecoboost premium and v6 1LE camaro 2LT are straight from the build your own page from ford and chevy. are they top of the line? no, but they arent stripped either. i was just comparing the performance numbers for the price point.

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    18 hours ago, cletus8269 said:

    but its also close to focus rs land as well.

    the prices i quoted for the ecoboost premium and v6 1LE camaro 2LT are straight from the build your own page from ford and chevy. are they top of the line? no, but they arent stripped either. i was just comparing the performance numbers for the price point.

    Problem with that Focus RS and those, is that why they are decently equipped, they are not fully loaded.  Touring in Honda trim is fully loaded.  LED headlights, leather, Nav, etc, etc.  All 3 will be in the 40k range once equally equipped, if they even can be.  hond has some neat gear that is even standard on your bread and butter LX or SI, that these don't even offer such as neat camera in the passenger side mirror which activates when you turn on your left turn signal, or full LED lighting in touring models. 

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    On 5/31/2017 at 10:29 PM, balthazar said:

    And people complained the last Trans Am was "overwraught". :rolleyes:

    The Civic Type R takes stoned Pokemon styling to a whole new level...

    On 5/31/2017 at 10:22 PM, FAPTurbo said:

    but the camaro and mustang are for casuals, whereas this is for hardcore track or honda fans

    It will have its hard core fans....but the Honda fanbois are so annoying that most of my sons friends pretty much verbally eviscerate Honda every chance they get....

    There is a certain negative prestige with this car. An older gentleman could drive an Ecobosot Mustang, WRX/STI, GTI, ST, RS, BRZ, Camaro or the like without looking stupid...but this car just screams "old man wants jailbait female for companion."

    On 5/31/2017 at 5:23 PM, Frisky Dingo said:

    That's a fair MSRP. It will definitely bring the track performance, but driveability and outright speed are not going to be strong attributes.

     

    I might go drive one for giggles.

    I have a paper bag you can wear when you do so...Drew really doesn't like duplicate accounts but I might suggest one if you write a review.

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    On 5/31/2017 at 4:35 PM, dfelt said:

     This is going to be interesting to see how many get crashed by kids thinking they can be speed racer.

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    My son and daughter both work for insurance companies.  We have interesting dinner table conversations about this very subject...

    As a guy who once loved (but no longer loves) Mustangs, it was painful to see how many 5.0 mustangs were augured into solid objects by testosterone poisoned young males back in the day.

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    8 minutes ago, A Horse With No Name said:

    My son and daughter both work for insurance companies.  We have interesting dinner table conversations about this very subject...

    As a guy who once loved (but no longer loves) Mustangs, it was painful to see how many 5.0 mustangs were augured into solid objects by testosterone poisoned young males back in the day.

    Right! With the latest Fast and Furious, which I hope is the last. Good movie but I think the franchise has run it's course. I see lots of ricer fans buying these and plowing them into things due to stupid decisions.

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    Just now, dfelt said:

    Right! With the latest Fast and Furious, which I hope is the last. Good movie but I think the franchise has run it's course. I see lots of ricer fans buying these and plowing them into things due to stupid decisions.

    So long as they are plowing them into inanimate objects and not other vehicles, that's not entirely a bad thing.  Given the visual aesthetic of the Type R, the human tree of life could use a little self pruning for those wiling to drop coin for that...

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    Just now, A Horse With No Name said:

    So long as they are plowing them into inanimate objects and not other vehicles, that's not entirely a bad thing.  Given the visual aesthetic of the Type R, the human tree of life could use a little self pruning for those wiling to drop coin for that...

    So very True! :thumbsup:

    Time for some human pruning while sad, ya do have to clean up the DNA tree from time to time. We seem to have some very stupid peeps in society from the top down in this country and around the world. :facepalm:

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    Just now, dfelt said:

    So very True! :thumbsup:

    Time for some human pruning while sad, ya do have to clean up the DNA tree from time to time. We seem to have some very stupid peeps in society from the top down in this country and around the world. :facepalm:

    Perhaps their is an aesthetic link....people who drive the Type R probably wouldn't a mind a president whose hair looks like cotton candy spun from goat piss...

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    2 minutes ago, A Horse With No Name said:

    Perhaps their is an aesthetic link....people who drive the Type R probably wouldn't a mind a president whose hair looks like cotton candy spun from goat piss...

    :roflmao::roflmao::roflmao: 

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    A buddy of mine in Denver bought a new Civic hatchback (may have been an Si) the same day I bought my Jeep at the end of March.  His is gray with the rear wing in red and other trim in red..definitely 'distinctive' looking..

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    2 minutes ago, Frisky Dingo said:

    They are truly hideous.

    Good science fiction inspiration for a bug species that invades earth and destroys all human life...cockroaches and Civic R's can be the only life left, and the Civic R will still be the ugliest thing on the planet.

    1 minute ago, Cubical-aka-Moltar said:

    A buddy of mine in Denver bought a new Civic hatchback (may have been an Si) the same day I bought my Jeep at the end of March.  His is gray with the rear wing in red and other trim in red..definitely 'distinctive' looking..

    Please tell me when you ride together you take the Jeep....

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    27 minutes ago, A Horse With No Name said:

     

    Please tell me when you ride together you take the Jeep....

    Haven't seen it in person yet, may this summer when I go out to Denver to visit friends...

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    Seems these are built for the F&F crowd that is now a decade older, and yearning for the old days, but doesn't have to time to build that fart cannon of doom like they used to. One thing I have heard is that these are easier to build on if they want to customize (and you know some will), so it is a good start for those who want to build on. And besides the fact they belong in speed racer, it's not a bad thing at all.

    Who knows, we might be surprised by this crowd, or there are going to be a bunch of youtube vids of accident prone Civics.......

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    9 hours ago, daves87rs said:

    Seems these are built for the F&F crowd that is now a decade older, and yearning for the old days, but doesn't have to time to build that fart cannon of doom like they used to. One thing I have heard is that these are easier to build on if they want to customize (and you know some will), so it is a good start for those who want to build on. And besides the fact they belong in speed racer, it's not a bad thing at all.

    Who knows, we might be surprised by this crowd, or there are going to be a bunch of youtube vids of accident prone Civics.......

    If they become as accident prone as Mustangs leaving car shows I am going to invest heavily in futures for curbs, light poles and shrubbery.

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    2 hours ago, A Horse With No Name said:

    If they become as accident prone as Mustangs leaving car shows I am going to invest heavily in futures for curbs, light poles and shrubbery.

    Tis is true....

     

    And airbags and tow trucks!

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      By implementing these initiatives to increase production efficiency in each region, we are expecting to reduce global cost in the area of production by 10% by 2025, compared to the cost recorded in 2018.
      Through all these initiatives I have mentioned, we will steadily strengthen the structure of our automobile business and realize the solidification of our existing automobile businesses by 2025, and, at the same time, we will accelerate our preparation for the future.
      Direction for the electrification of our automobile products
      Striving to realize a carbon-free society, Honda set a goal to electrify two-thirds of our global automobile unit sales by 2030.
      When we talk about the introduction of electrified vehicles, there are two perspectives. One is the improvement of fuel economy, and the other is zero emissions. Regulations for the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards are becoming increasingly stringent in every country around the world and complying with CAFE standards is one of the most important challenges for the automobile industry. At Honda, in light of the required infrastructure and how people use automobiles, we believe that hybrid technology is, at this moment, the most effective way for us to comply with CAFE standards. Therefore, we will electrify our products mainly with hybrid technologies. By increasing sales of our hybrid models all around the world, Honda will contribute to the global environment through the improvement of fuel economy.
      To this end, we will expand the application of our 2-motor hybrid system to the entire lineup of Honda vehicles. In addition to the 2-motor hybrid system which is compatible with mid-to-large-sized vehicles, we developed a new, more compact 2-motor hybrid system suitable for small-sized vehicles. This small-sized 2-motor hybrid system will be adopted first by the all-new Fit which we are planning to exhibit as a world premiere at the Tokyo Motor Show this fall.
      In addition to the expansion of the lineup of products equipped with the 2-motor hybrid system, we also will expand the application of the 2-motor hybrid system on a global basis. With that, by 2022, we are expecting to reduce the cost of the 2-motor hybrid system by 25% compared to the cost of this system in 2018.
      As for zero emission vehicles, with our battery EVs we will comply with the Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) program being adopted by California and other states in the U.S. and China's New Energy Vehicle (NEV) mandate. We will efficiently introduce our battery EVs to the market by selecting the most appropriate partners and resources to satisfy the different needs in each region.
      In North America, we will jointly develop battery components with General Motors and introduce highly-competitive battery EVs in the market.   
      In China, in order to keep up with the fast speed of electrification, we have already begun introducing battery EV models developed together with our local joint venture companies in China. While envisioning the introduction of battery EV models from the Honda brand, we will continue utilizing local resources in China and introduce more battery EV models in a timely manner to fulfill local market needs in China.
      In Europe and Japan, we will introduce the Honda e, a new battery EV model, which was recently introduced as a prototype at the Geneva Motor Show.
      To summarize, Honda will popularize and improve the business feasibility of electrified vehicles by focusing on hybrid vehicles and battery EVs.
      Changes in operational structure
      In order to ensure the solid implementation of these initiatives I just introduced for our automobile business, we renewed our operational structure as of April. The aims of this structural change are to establish an organization which brings all regional operations together to strongly facilitate inter-regional coordination and collaboration and to increase the speed of our business operations by enabling prompt decisions and prompt execution.
      Today, I introduced our initiatives to strengthen our automobile business structure and the direction of our electrification. Under the new organizational structure, we will realize our goals with a keen sense of speed. 
      Closing
      As we stated in our 2030 Vision, Honda is striving to grow through the pursuit of quality so that we can fulfill our vision to "Serve people worldwide with the joy of expanding their life's potential."
      Honda will continue taking on new challenges while being driven by strong passion, so that we can continue to be a company that society wants to exist even in 2050 after Honda becomes more than 100 years old. 
      *1 S-E-D-B: Sales, Engineering (Manufacturing), Development (R&D), Buying (Purchasing)

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    • By Drew Dowdell
      American Honda Announces April Sales Results
       
      May 1, 2019 Civic continues to lead U.S. passenger car sales, driven by strong retail performance Honda truck sales rise 2.7% in April as Passport adds strength and CR-V and Pilot maintain momentum Acura trucks also gain, with RDX surging 17.3% on the way to an overall increase of 6.2% for the month  American Honda Total
      125,775
      +0.1%
      Cars
      57,452
      -3.4%
      Trucks
      68,323
      +3.1%
      Total
      114,088
      +0.2%
      Cars
      54,030
      -2.4%
      Trucks
      60.058
      +2.7%
      Total
      11,687
      -1.7%
      Cars
      3,433
      -16.6%
      Trucks
      8,265
      +6.2%
       

    • By Drew Dowdell
      Acura Sales Climb 11% as American Honda Posts Strong February Results
        Mar 1, 2019 Acura brand trucks set new February mark as RDX also gets record and MDX rises in double digits Honda HR-V sets February sales record, its best month since a June 2018 flood strapped supplies Honda Accord sales rise 2.5% in tight sedan market Honda CR-V gains 1.7%, surpassing 26,000 sales American Honda Total
      115,139
      -0.4%
      Cars
      51,262
      -6%
      Trucks
      63,877
      +4.6%
      Total
      102,926
      -1.6%
      Cars
      47,847
      -5.5%
      Trucks
      55,079
      +2.1%
      Total
      12,213
      +11.3%
      Cars
      3,415
      -11.7%
      Trucks
      8,798
      +23.9%
        "We're off to a good start in 2019 with notable gains for both cars and light trucks, bolstered by the arrival of our all-new Passport SUV," said Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the American Honda Automobile Division. "Our terrific product lineup is helping grow sales in all key segments of our business and we are achieving this success by maintaining a disciplined approach to supply and incentive spending."
       
       
      BRAND REPORT  
      Sales Highlights
      Honda maintained a strong sales pace in February, with core models Accord and CR-V posting gains and HR-V setting a record, while the brand-new Passport SUV had its first full month of sales.
      Despite on-going sedan market headwinds, Accord gained 2.5% on sales of 20,254 units, continuing its retail sales leadership in the midsize segment. HR-V sales rose 4.4% in February on sales of 7,093 units, a new February record and its best month since the full impact of a flood that stopped production for four months last year. CR-V gained 1.7% in February, cresting 26,000 units for the month, while Pilot posted a strong month with sales of nearly 11,000 units. Sales of electrified models (over 4,500 units) remained strong with Insight topping 1,500 units to lead industry sales for dedicated hybrid models. Model Notes
      Honda began 2019 as the retail #1 passenger car brand in America, with Accord the retail best-selling midsize sedan for the 4th straight month and Civic entering its 4th year as America's retail best-selling car.
       
       
      CR-V continues as the retail #1 CUV in America, while approaching nearly a 20% share in segment.
       
       
       
      BRAND REPORT  
      Sales Highlights
      Acura continued to gain traction as sales climbed more than 11% for the month. Acura trucks, up 24%, set a new February record. Sedans remained strong as ILX and TLX continue to outperform their segments in retail sales.
      RDX sales jumped 31.8% in February on sales of 4,965 units, a February record and the 9th consecutive month of record sales. MDX had a robust month, gaining 14.9% on sales of 3,833 units. ILX sales were up 15.8%, despite inventory issues related to the ramp-up of the refreshed 2019 model. Model Notes
      Coming off its best year ever, the new RDX has continued as the #1 retail-seller in segment, the #2 retail-selling luxury SUV and the #3 model in all of luxury.
       
      Acura began 2019 with retail sales up 10% while key competitors experienced declines.
       
       
       

    • By Drew Dowdell
      Last week we reported that Honda would be closing their UK manufacturing plant in Swindon.  That plant produces Honda Civics and CR-Vs mostly for the European market.  However, in addition to European production, the Swindon plant also produces the Civic Hatchback and Civic Type-R for North America. Production in Swindon is to finish out the model run into 2021.
      Automotive News reports that Honda CEO Takahir Hachigo said "Given out efforts to optimize production allocation and production capacity on a global scale, we have concluded that we will produce the Civic for North America in North America." The North American sourced Honda Civic is built in Alliston, Ontario and Greensburgh Indiana. 
      The Honda Civic hatchback makes up about one third of Civic's 325,760 US sales for 2018.

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