Two of the automotive world’s most recognizable acronyms can be found on the backside of Honda’s finest performance models, specifically the Civic. The Si and Type R monikers are typically associated with high horsepower and plenty of torque steer. Of course, it’s all powered with the aid of VTEC, bro.

  • Si: Sport Injected
  • Type R: Racing
  • VTEC: Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control