For the first time the All New Honda Civic Type-R Prototype debut in the Asia Oceania at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2017 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba City, Japan. Tokyo Auto Salon was started yesterday (13/1) and ends Sunday, January 15, 2017. In addition, Honda also featuring special displays of Honda Racing and motorcycles.
According to information provided by PT Honda Prospect Motor (HPM), All New Honda Civic Type R Prototype is scheduled to begin mass production in mid-2017 in Europe.
All New Honda Civic Type R Prototype comes with a more aggressive body design using carbon fiber and alloy impressed sporty red color ranging from bumper, diffuser until his rear wing.
Design headlights use LED Headlight by the impression of smoked black. Alloy wheel for its use selection with 20-inch alloy accents piano black and red colors. While using size 245 tires to produce high performance.
“All New Honda Civic Type R is a depiction highest level of engineering performance than the Honda Racing DNA itself. From now on, we will start a new round of development of a ‘Race Car for The Road’ until later launched and sold to the public in mid-2017, “said Philip Ross, Senior Vice President of Honda Motor Europe.
To display the car, the Honda line-up featuring the All-New Honda Freed Modulo X, All New Honda Freed Active, All New Honda Freed Mugen Concept, All New Honda Stepwagon Modulo X, Honda S660 Bruno leather Edition and All New Honda Civic Hatchback.
Special display of Honda Racing in the Honda booth featuring the McLaren F1 racing car MP4-31 used Honda in 2016 as well as the Honda NSX GT used in Super GT racing.
Tokyo Auto Salon was held in cooperation between Tokyo Auto Salon Association (Tasa) and Nippon Auto Parts Aftermarket Committee (NAPAC). Tokyo Auto Salon event is held every two years, and in 2017 this event the Tokyo Auto Salon entering his 35th year.
Tokyo Auto Salon itself is the largest exhibition event in Japan themed modifications to the car.