Monday, December 21, 2009
Honda Releases Civic Type S Fireblade Replica
Honda has introduced a limited edition version of the 3door Civic Type S in Italy inspired from the company’s CBR1000RR Fireblade motorcycle. The Civic Type S Fireblade Replica is equipped with Honda’s 2.2-liter i-CTDi turbo diesel engine that delivers 140 Hp at 4,000 rpm and 340 Nm (250.7 lb-ft) of torque at 2,000 rpm. Matted to 6-speed manual gearbox, the Type S can go from 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 8.6 sec and on to a top speed of 205 km/h (127mph). According to Honda, the Type S achieves an avg fuel consumption of 5.2lt /100km or 45.2mpg U.S.
Available in three exterior colors - Black, Red and Silver, the Civic Type S Fireblade Replica is distinguished on the outside by the newly designed front and rear bumper air vents, both of which are finished in graphite color. Furthermore, the mirror caps, the door handles and the fuel cap are finished in graphite which is also the color of choice for the new 18-inch alloy wheel that look absolutely stunning.