2013 Honda Civic Type-R comes into focus - rumors

New details are starting to emerge about the 2013 Honda Civic Type-R.

Speaking with AutoCar, Honda's general manager of research and design said the model will have "special bumpers, wheels, spoilers and seats." The car will also feature a retuned suspension for improved handling.

As we have previously reported, the Civic Type-R is expected to use a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine with approximately 210 hp (157 kW / 213 PS). It could enable the hatchback to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 6.5 seconds, before hitting a top speed of 150 mph (241 km/h).

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