The Type R is featured with a high number of improvements over regular Civic models such as a seam-welded monocoque and limited-slip differential to improve handling and rigidity.
The 1.6 litre engine is equipped with Honda's variable valve timing - "VTEC".
The Type R received a minor facelift in 1999.
Need for Speed (2015)
|Stock||0-60 mph: 06.69 s||1/4 mile: 15.13 s @ 98 mph (158 km/h)||Top Speed: 146 mph (235 km/h)||Power: 197 hp|
|Fully Upgraded||0-60 mph: 02.09 s||1/4 mile: 09.06 s @ 168 mph (270 km/h)||Top Speed: 226 mph (364 km/h)||Power: 923 hp|
Need for Speed: Payback
|It is unlocked for purchase from the off-road and race class dealerships upon completing chapter 1 - Ignition.
- The Civic Type R featured in Need for Speed (2015) and Need for Speed: Payback is fitted with an incorrect stock front bumper that was mounted on pre-2000 models.
- ↑ Video: Need for Speed (2017) Need for Speed Payback Welcome to Fortune Valley. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7dHSzsSDnvs