2010 Honda Civic TypeR EURO R Unlimited Modified Magazine

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Honda Civic Type R

Mugen Gives The Honda Type-R EURO A Once-Over.

a Honda, you know you’ll be disappointed on the driving side of and this Mugen-fettled Euro-R is something to behold. Driving like this is always a big call, proving how the motoring is getting carried away overly complex cars. things simple has always Honda to retain an edge, a of purity that allows the to become one with the car. The precision of the handling has come thanks to stiff Mugen-tuned joined by slightly firmer and springs that allow the car to be placed around the tight snaking through the Hakone The rear end suffers a bit compared to the JDM FD2 packaging requirements forced to go with a torsion beam axle rather than a layout.

This makes the end more susceptible to lift-off which came in quite at times on wet surfaces, but on the dry, setup can be made to work for effectively tightening up corner The electronically assisted steering has a deal of feel dialed it, coming alive through the as the Mugen one-way LSD locks up and to put the engine’s power to the ground. On the front, Honda curiously not to fit the Brembo calipers from the which may cause some problems on a stock car. On the version, however, the brakes complain once, thanks to aggressive competition pads road-oriented items are also and Mugen brake fluid.

The braided mesh brake are responsible for stiffening up the pedal something that boosts even when requiring the from the system.

Lifting the Mugen aero hood a familiar sight, the same found in the FD2 — although for slightly different driving The engine is practically identical but has a compression ratio compared to the spec car (11.0:1 versus and gives a somewhat lower figure of 198 hp at 7800 rpm against the 222 hp at rpm of the JDM Type-R. The idea was to make the less peaky, with a broader spread of torque, thanks to a retuned iVTEC, in at lower rpm with a max of 142 ft-lbs of at 5600 rpm. Mugen has worked on this by fitting a airbox with a freer-flowing filter along with a exhaust system comprised of headers, a sports catalyst and a exhaust. These give a slight boost to both and torque, especially felt 5500 rpm onward.

Out on the road this translates an even more manic from the engine, as the rising rpm not shoots toward the 8000-rpm faster but rewards you with more midrange response and

The full stainless steel system also works in the sound department, with a and almost quiet burble at intensifying dramatically as the hotter of the cams come into The gearbox is a revelation; the Mugen kit, which requires a flick of the wrist to stir gear to gear, further up Honda’s usual crisp Mugen also fitted its clutch kit, which gear engagement faster to a copper-fiber clutch disc), and can the abuse of the slightly more engine. The gear ratios are the as the ones used on the JDM FD2, and on the around Hakone, they you work hard to keep the boiling to get the full iVTEC That’s precisely the best of this Euro-R, much every model to wear the badge; it gives you unparalleled by forcing you to drive hard and each area of the car work in and ultimately reward you with an sense of satisfaction.

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Best of all, this is without driving at 200 mph, a thrill that has become common these days the more powerful performance on sale.

Mugen certainly hold back in the looks coming up with a selection of parts that inject a race-inspired character into the The front bumper sits due to an integrated lip spoiler and does with the stock triangular that have been with a pair of air intakes. The theme is carried over to the air on the lightweight hood, as well as the worked into the front FRP fenders.

The Mugen treatment to the rear bumper with its contoured lower section where the large exhaust sprout. A double-plane rear spoiler is there to keep the rear end planted at higher A set of bronze Mugen GP 18-inch wrapped with sticky Neova AD08 tires are a final touch, but due to their offset, have required garnishes to be fitted, helping the car legal in Japan where can’t protrude excessively the fenders. The extremely futuristic level dashboard of the FN2 has been up with a triplet of gauges allow the driver to keep a check on water and oil temperatures as as oil pressure.

Tire pressure monitoring are fast becoming hot sellers in and the Mugen version is a cool module that accurately tire pressure and temperature in time. The plush Euro-R seats remain and are a great to sit while putting the Civic its paces, but they might be set a too high for those who are taller 6 feet.

When the Mugen had satisfied my craving for the day, it was to grab the highway and head into the overcrowded capital, it tackled everyday driving without any fuss. I recalled my driving experiences of the FD2 and the legendary Civic RR version, and this really began to make Its very limited presence in coupled with a stunning from Mugen, makes slightly less extreme of the JDM Type-R quite an appealing

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