Honda will be at the forefront of each security and levels of competition when the WTCR – FIA Entire world Touring Motor vehicle Cup time receives underway, with the new Civic Form R Restricted Edition becoming the Official Protection Motor vehicle of the collection for 2020.
Unveiled in February at the Milan headquarters of Honda’s extended-term motorsport collaborator and official lover, JAS Motorsport, the Civic Form R Restricted Edition is a person of two new variants to be included to the Form R line-up for 2020 and is the most serious edition of the legendary hatchback to be made to day.
Made in retaining with Form R custom, and with track overall performance the key concentration, it also includes the very same sector-leading energetic security and driver-assistive systems that served the Civic selection – which includes the standard Form R on which the Honda Civic Form R TCR racer is dependent – earn best scores in Euro NCAP assessments.
The Form R Restricted Edition Protection Motor vehicle will carry a resplendent livery featuring the ‘Sunlight Yellow’ colour – the very same colour that the dynamic front-wheel push hatchback will be readily available to consumers in.
In addition to features that optimise on-track overall performance, this kind of as lightweight twenty” forged BBS alloy wheels, Michelin Pilot Activity Cup-two tyres, two-piece floating brake discs and modified dampers, the Restricted Edition’s stripped-back interior will help lead to a bodyweight reduction of 47kg compared to the GT-specification Form R.
The Restricted Edition retains the Form R’s powerful two.-litre VTEC Turbo motor, which has a peak electric power output of 320PS at 6,500rpm and peak torque of 400Nm. -100km/h (-62mph) is achieved in five.seven seconds.
The livery of the Civic Form R Protection Motor vehicle is influenced by the intense philosophy driving the output vehicle, and is the function of Belgian artist Vanuf, who has created quite a few of Honda’s official liveries for its touring vehicle programmes.
The 2020 WTCR time will consist of six rounds at European venues, starting up at the Salzburgring in Austria on the weekend of twelve-13 September. 4 Honda Civic Form R TCRs will be campaigned – two by ALL-INKL.COM Münnich Motorsport, and a additional two by ALL-INKL.DE Münnich Motorsport.
François Ribeiro, Head of Eurosport Occasions, the WTCR promoter, said: “Honda has a prosperous heritage in FIA Entire world Touring Motor vehicle levels of competition and its extended-standing dedication to the classification is second to none, so we are delighted to welcome Honda as the new Official Protection Motor vehicle Spouse of the WTCR – FIA Entire world Touring Motor vehicle Cup with its Civic Form R Restricted Edition. Having this kind of an legendary vehicle as the Civic Form R as the Official Protection Motor vehicle – with its exceptional security ranking, its sporty, dynamic traits, as effectively as its affordability – matches perfectly with the philosophy of WTCR.”