How Fast Are the Fastest Honda Cars Out There?
If you’re a driving enthusiast or somebody who’s into performance cars, then you must have heard about the Honda Civic Type-R. It is the high-performance, track-ready variant of the Civic hatchback that was first introduced in 1997. And while rumors of the 2022 Honda Civic Type-R keep doing the rounds on the internet, the 2021 Honda Civic Type R and Type R Limited Edition are currently the fastest production Honda cars you’ll see on the roads. But how fast are they? If you’re curious, then keep reading this post from Meridian Honda in Meridian, MS.
2021 Honda Civic Type R and Type R Limited Edition Engine and Power
The 2021 Honda Civic Type R and Type R Limited Edition are powered by a turbocharged and inter-cooled 2.0-liter, in-line 4-cylinder engine that makes 306 hp and 295 pound-feet of torque.
The power-packed engine which is wrapped in a fiery red cover is paired with a 6-speed manual transmission with rev-match control.
The Type R comes with three driving modes: Comfort, Sport, and the Type R exclusive +R mode. The different modes allow you to retune suspension, adjust throttle response and change the steering wheel to optimize the driving feel.
Type R Top Speed – Fastest Hatchback!
The powerful engine combined with the lightweight, reinforced chassis and all-aluminum hood allows the Type R to move swiftly and achieve greater acceleration.
This brings us to the car’s top speed. Various sources, including Topspeed and AutoExpress, claim the 2021 Honda Type R can accelerate from 0-60 in just under six seconds and hit a top speed of 169 mph, which is an impressive figure in itself. However, drivers looking for even more speed can explore the Civic Type R Limited Edition which can push the needle to 180 mph, making it the fastest hatchback on the market.
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Find the 2021 Honda Civic Type R in Meridian, Mississippi
If you’re impressed by the top speed figures of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R then check out the new Honda inventory at Meridian Honda in Meridian, MS. You can also contact us or stop by our dealership today to inquire about the availability of the 2021 Honda Civic Type R and take it for a test drive.