First-ever new Honda Civic modified to look like a Type-R in India [Video]

Honda cars India launched the 9th generation Civic premium sedan in the market last year. It is one of the popular model in the segment and competes with cars like Skoda Octavia and Hyundai Elantra in the segment. Honda Civic is also one of the sportiest looking premium sedan in the lot and for that reason we have seen many beautifully modified examples of Civic across the country. We have featured couple of them on our website in the past and here we have a video that shows a Honda Civic sedan that has been modified to look like a Type-R.

The video has been uploaded by Turbo Xtreme on their youtube channel. This is probably first ever latest gen Honda Civic in the country to get a Type R treatment. The video shows all the modifications that are done to the car to get the desired look. Starting from the front, The chrome elements on the grille and other parts of the body have been removed and replaced with black inserts. This gives it a sporty and bold look to the front. The front bumpers have been replaced with Type R kit and there and the fog lamps are LED units. The headlamps are factory fitted all LED units. It also gets a black splitter with red accents at the front.

Coming to the side profile, the red and black themed side skirt can be seen and the alloy wheels have also been slightly modified with stickers on wall of tyres. The rear profile of the car is where most of the modifications are done. stock tail lights have been replaced with aftermarket LED units with matrix typre turn indicators in them. rear bumper is also replaced with a Typre R kit and it comes with triple exhaust tip at the bottom that sounds good. red accents can be seen on this part as well.

The rear window of this Civic gets a louver and a huge spoiler is also installed on the boot. Overall, the car looks neat and the Type R body kit installed on it justifies the look as well. The overall cost of this modification is approximately Rs 1.2 lakh and no changes are made to the engine of this car. It is a petrol CVT Honda Civic that generates 140 Bhp and 174 Nm of torque. Honda recently launched the updated Honda Civic with a BS6 compliant diesel engine. The diesel version is only available with a manual gearbox. The price for BS6 diesel Honda Civic starts at Rs 20.75 lakh, ex-showroom