To commemorate the end of Civic Type R production at Honda’s factory in Swindon, Honda’s United Kingdom division has allotted the last 100 cars that will come off its production line to become Black Edition models.
Dubbed as a “true collector’s item,” the special Civic Type Rs sport a few unique design cues to make them stand out from the crowd. On the exterior, the rear spoiler now gets red-painted rear wing end plates, while the mainly black interior gets several red accents as well.
Under the bonnet, the CTR retains its K20C1 2.0 litre turbocharged four-pot with 310 PS at 6,500 rpm and 400 Nm at 2,500 rpm, mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The hot hatch will make the century sprint in 5.7 seconds, and hit a top speed of 270 km/h.
The CTR Black Edition is priced based on the existing GT model sold in the UK at 32,300 pounds (RM175,278), so all the enhancements are free of charge. According to the company, the Swindon plant is preparing to produce the next version of the Civic Type R, slated for later this year.