The Honda Civic Type R is inching closer to production and a new report is indicating the company is also developing a Jazz / Fit Type R.

The Honda Civic Type R is inching closer to production and a new report is indicating the company is also developing a Jazz / Fit Type R.

Details are limited but Motoring is reporting that the model will be based on the Jazz RS and come equipped with a hybridized 1.5-liter engine that produces 190 HP (140 kW). It will reportedly be connected to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission which will enable the model to return 3.6L/100km (65.3 mpg US / 78.4 mpg UK).

Besides having an upgraded engine, we can expect a sport-tuned suspension and an aggressive body kit that could resemble the Jazz Mugen.

If everything pans out Jazz Type R will debut in 2015 and be positioned above the Jazz Hybrid.

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