Good news for Honda Civic fans. The New Civic Type R is now launched in Malaysia.With the price tag of RM199,800 this new Type R looks more aggressive with the redesigned rear lamps that give it a bolder look.The rear lamps is now gets the diamond cluster design same as the facelift previous facelift Honda Civic.The side mirrors are now power retractable for convenience and safety. Not forgetting the interiors, the New Civic Type R now sports a new 2-DIN radio player complete with USB port, giving drivers the extra joy of being behind the wheels of an acknowledged performance car.
Details of minor makeover of the new Honda Civic Type R:
-New Diamond Cluster Tail Lamps.
-Power retractable Side Mirrors.
-New 2-DIN radio player with USB port.
Malaysia is the only country in the world other than Japan to get the sedan Type R via the official Honda distributor. The rest of the world especially Europe gets the hatchback version.To date, there are close to 200 units on Malaysian roads.
The Civic Type R is well recognized worldwide for its driving performance, futuristic design, functionality and efficiency. In Malaysia, it is well received and was named as Car of the Year in the performance car category for the Autocar Asean Car of the Year Awards 2008 and New Straits Times/Maybank Car of the Year 2008 Awards.