JAKARTA: The venerable Honda Civic Type R was unveiled at the 2017 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show priced at IDR995 million (RM320,000).
The car is being made available in four colours for the Indonesian market, which includes Rallye Red, Brilliant Sporty Blue Metallic, Championship White and Sonic Grey Pearl, while 2018 will have added more colours such as Crystal Black Pearl and Polished Metal Metallic.
The car's body panels have a muscular body styling - inspired by racing cars, and claims to be the world's fastest front-wheel drive production car after lapping the infamous Nurburgring track in 7 minutes 43.80 seconds.
"The Honda Civic Type R is a true sports car with great performance and recently set a new lap time record for a front-wheel drive car at the Nurburgring circuit in Germany. The Type R is the best choice for drivers who are 'Born to Race'," said Honda Prospect Motor president and director Takehiro Watanabe.
Honda Prospect Motor is the official distributor of Honda in Indonesia.