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Old 16th February 2010, 15:54   #1
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Default Civic Type-R Mugen -->Hottest hatch in the world?

When Mugen's UK-based tuning arm turned up the wick on the Euro Civic Type-R late last year, the result was a 220-hp, stripped out hatch that was only available to 20 lucky consumers. Riding on the critical success of that limited-edition model, Honda UK will begin offering another Mugen-fettled Civic Type-R

Included in the package is a set of front and rear Mugen bumper skirts, lightweight 19-inch wheels, limited slip differential and a Championship White exterior, the last Type-R to receive the storied hue. Unfortunately, no mods have been performed to the engine, exhaust or ECU, so output remains unchanged at 200 horsepower.

IMO there's no hatch in the world that can beat this insane Civic Type-R when it comes to looks. And with this Mugen kit, it's a breathtaking car! Is there any other hatch that comes close? i think it could only be a Subaru WRX-STi.

source: Honda UK releases Civic Type-R Mugen 200 to celebrate return to BTCC — Autoblog
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Old 16th February 2010, 16:19   #2
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Other than the increased horses under the hood I do not see anything exciting in this limited edition.
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The Volkswagen scirocco R is by a long shot a far better car. This particular model of Civic isn't a great improvement over the earlier one in terms of driving dynamics. On paper it sure is.
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Even the Golf GTI looks meaner and understatedly sportier.
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The Volkswagen scirocco R is by a long shot a far better car. This particular model of Civic isn't a great improvement over the earlier one in terms of driving dynamics. On paper it sure is.
With you on that buddy. The scirocco is a far better car than this.
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I think this Civic Type R will get a place in our weird and wacky mod threads for those huge spoliers
The car seems to be small when compared to Subaru WRX-STI
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Definitely not meant to be compared to the Impreza, IMO.This looks more like a souped up Kia Forte!Whats under the hood might be good, but the outsides dont pack a punch.
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Been seeing the same design fore last couple of years; maybe a md here and there. Time to move on with this design.

And yes there are more better hot looking cars than this one.
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the spoiler seriously looks out of place.while the front looks good the side profile doesnt look well.the scirocco is seriously a much better looker.
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Even a slightly pimped SRV can blow this car in the face. ( in terms of looks )
A SRV with a miltijet diesel engine sounds yummier.
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After seeing this, I think i should take back my words


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^ OH heck.
This is what should be called a limited edition.


In a way I like the integrity of the Civic. But Nothing comes close to a AWD WRX - STi.

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Those chaps at Road & Track must be out of their minds,calling the classic Scirocco a lunchbox!

But I'd take the Alfa Mito GTA over this Jap,thank you!
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At 550BHP, call it what you want! Imagine the thrill of acceleration in this puny lil hatch!
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YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!

we officially have the Type R launched in Dubai, UAE with a price tag of 114500 Dirhams (1 Dhs=12.5 inr)

going for test drive and will post some comments here with photos!

the 5 door european civic has also been launched with 90000 Dirhams price tag. (full option).

Dubai has best of the both worlds, european civic as well as JDM side by side!
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