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Hondata will allow owners to squeeze more power out their Civic Type R

By Faiming_low on 31 Mar 2018

Attached Image When we interviewed the Hideki Kakinuma, Assistant Large Project Leader of the 2017 Honda Civic Type R, he said that the engine could be tuned for more power...

True to his words, Hondata, a well-known California-based tuning company that specialises in Honda, has released a tuning package for the hot hatch.

Using its FlashPro kit, the latest FK8 turbocharged 2.0-litre in the Civic Type R is said to be able to gain a tidy increase of 47bhp and 98Nm of torque over its factory output of 316bhp and 400Nm of torque.

Bear in mind this jump in power does not require any other modifications. If there are any, owners of the hot hatch might even gain more power.

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Written by Faiming_low
Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?

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MQX87511 Apr 02 2018 02:53 PM
wah, if this is the case 2.0L civic can be tuned up to 363bhp/498Nm, even higher than king of 2.0L engine--Mercedes A45 AMG 360bhp/450Nm
Sdf4786k Apr 02 2018 03:44 PM

whoa.. hope this still compliles with LTA emission regulation if its flashed.

MQX87511 Apr 02 2018 04:16 PM
Unfortunately, it is only FWD, if AWD it easily smoke A45 AMG
Sdf4786k Apr 02 2018 09:25 PM

Unfortunately, it is only FWD, if AWD it easily smoke A45 AMG

Have to look at end to end. Else the amg45 would have rule the ring.
Xtrah Apr 10 2018 01:14 PM
Please prepare to set aside funds to replace parts earlier due to wear and tear for after market modifications and tune up. More frequent breakdown if internal parts are not upgraded to support the extra heat generated by the engine.
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