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Honda CIVIC TYPE R (EP) '01
Honda CIVIC TYPE R (EP) '01
Appears in Gran Turismo Concept
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Honda
Displacement 1998 cc
Drivetrain FF
Aspiration NA
Engine K20A
Max Power 212 HP / 8000 rpm
Performance Points 413 PP
Max Torque 148.99 ft-lb / 7000 rpm
Top Speed 162 miles per hour (261 km/h) (MAX)
Length 4,143 millimetres (163.1 in)
Width 1,695 millimetres (66.7 in)
Height 1,430 millimetres (56 in)
Weight 1,190 kilograms (2,600 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 5.61 kg (12.4 lb) per horsepower

The Honda CIVIC TYPE R (EP) '01 is a road car produced by Honda. It first appears in Gran Turismo Concept, and has appeared in every main game since, with the exception of Gran Turismo Sport

ColorsEdit

There are three colors to choose from for this car upon purchase:

  • Championship White
  • Milano Red
  • Nighthawk Black Pearl

DescriptionEdit

"The Type R of the 7th generation Civic, with power improved across all ranges using the i-VTEC."

When the seventh generation Civic made its debut in September 2000, the 5-door hatchback and the 4-door sedan took the spotlight in the lineup, as the 3-door hatch lost its luster to Japanese buyers. That didn't stop Honda from abandoning the 3-door, as it imported them into Japan from its manufacturing plant in Swindon, UK, which explains its European look. The Type R stretched 162.7 inches from front to rear bumper, sat 66.7 inches wide and stood 56.2 inches tall, making it the only Civic ever that was shorter and taller than the outgoing model.

The heart of the Type R was still strong, beating through a 2.0-liter DOHC inline-4 with i-VTEC - the base Civics were powered by a 1.5-liter and 1.7-liter four cylinder. The "i" in "i-VTEC" stood for "intelligent", meaning it actuated different cam lobes at different speeds, enabling the engine to act efficiently. Output was impressive, turning out 212 BHP at 8000 rpm and 148.9 lb-ft of toque at 7000. It was mated to a 6-speed manual transmission, whose shifter was mounted on the center dash. The suspension setup - MacPherson struts up front and double wishbones at rear - did a commendable job of providing excellent handling balance and a smooth ride. The car's look was slightly updated in 2004 in the form of a new grille.

AcquisitionEdit

GT ConceptEdit

This car is available to the player in Arcade Mode from the beginning.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought at the Late 90's Used Car Dealership for around 14,299 Credits. It is only possible in the NTSC versions of the game.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 22,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

This car is a Standard Car, and can occasionally be bought at the Used Car Dealership for around 18,000 Credits. The exact price of the car may vary depending on the mileage. It is a Level 2 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 22,000 Credits. It has a simple interior.

NotesEdit

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