FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

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FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby masabgt on 14 Sep 2008, 5:16 pm

Honda has given the JDM-only Civic Type R a mild refresh for 2009, with a few subtle revisions being made to take the most hardcore small sedan ever created into the new year.

Don't get too excited though: the changes are only cosmetic and the power output, suspension setup and trim levels are exactly the same as the outgoing model. Not a bad thing, that's for sure, but a few more horses would've been nice.

Still, it's easy to forgive Honda for leaving the mechanical package unchanged when you feast your eyes on the 2009 FD2 CTR in its new for-09 Premium Purple Pearl paint scheme. If that doesn't tickle your fancy though, there's a very sophisticated Crystal Black Pearl and a classy Premium White Pearl hue to choose from too, in addition to the five other standard CTR colors.

The rear lamp clusters have also been revised, with the circular lenses of the old model being flicked in favor of a more angular semi-octagonal design. Recommended retail price for the 2009 Civic Type R is ¥2,835,000 (AED 96,615).

Oh yes, Honda also said something about power retractable mirrors now being standard-issue and apparently something in the interior has been changed, but whatever it is, it's virtually imperceptible from Honda's press shots.







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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby abdultaiyab on 14 Sep 2008, 6:10 pm

i wish they came in LHD :cry:
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby TNT on 15 Sep 2008, 12:00 am

Beauty, I like the tails.
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby Tamu on 15 Sep 2008, 12:40 am

to bad we dont get cars like this here!!
Im so JDM my blood type is "Type-R"..
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby Blitz on 15 Sep 2008, 3:23 pm

I still prefer this Type R Civic.. shape-wise 8)
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby Tamu on 15 Sep 2008, 3:35 pm

^^^I love that car!! to bad I couldnt make mine like that!! :(
Im so JDM my blood type is "Type-R"..
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby albertho555 on 15 Sep 2008, 3:57 pm

dream on guys :( we can only wish :( i dont wish to say anything as it makes me real wild that UAE had to be LHD !@(#+_!@)($#+
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby Blitz on 15 Sep 2008, 4:09 pm

C'mon.. Im pretty sure they will introduce a LHD for the American market... they got to..
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby abdultaiyab on 15 Sep 2008, 5:12 pm

albertho555 wrote:dream on guys :( we can only wish :( i dont wish to say anything as it makes me real wild that UAE had to be LHD !@(#+_!@)($#+



i feel you bro...if uae was RHD i wud have made my life's mission to import the Mugen RR :!:
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby abdultaiyab on 15 Sep 2008, 5:14 pm

Blitz wrote:C'mon.. Im pretty sure they will introduce a LHD for the American market... they got to..



Type R's dont go to America...they do have an ugly looking hatch for the Europe market though...which you might have seen Clarkson dissing on Top Gear :P
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby TNT on 15 Sep 2008, 7:08 pm

Blitz wrote:C'mon.. Im pretty sure they will introduce a LHD for the American market... they got to..


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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby hater999 on 15 Sep 2008, 9:47 pm

awesome!
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby Tamu on 16 Sep 2008, 2:16 am

yep they have the Si sedan over here in canada, but it has alot of things missing from its jdm version...
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby stone-head on 16 Sep 2008, 11:25 am

then do a complete swap , preferably in japan :P

Tamu wrote:to bad we dont get cars like this here!!

but u still can own , register n drive legally an RHD skyline GTR 32 in canada
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n cheer up , next year it's gonna be GTR33 turn 8)
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Re: FD2 Civic Type R Updated for 2009

Postby Tamu on 16 Sep 2008, 1:34 pm

stone-head wrote:but u still can own , register n drive legally an RHD skyline GTR 32 in canada
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n cheer up , next year it's gonna be GTR33 turn 8)


YES IT WILL :!: All the JDM importers are over booked with GTR33 orders for the next 6months....
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