Officially, the hot hatch has a power output of 316bhp and 400Nm of torque from its 2.0-litre turbo four. While it isn't as powerful as the Ford Focus RS's 345bhp, the grunt available is good enough to help Honda reclaim the FWD 'Ring record.
So does the car really have 316bhp only in the real world?
A garage from Spain has managed to get its hand on one unit and strapped it onto its dyno to record an impressive 295 wheel horsepower. Assuming a 15 percent power loss from the engine to the wheels, the car is actually producing 347bhp at the engine which is around 30 more horses than declared and is nothing to be laughed at.