Here’s your chance to win VIN #01 — the very first 2017 Honda Civic Type R in the world. Honda is giving U.S. auto enthusiasts the opportunity to bid and win with an auction to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation, which researches and fights childhood cancer.
The Honda Civic Type R is painted Aegean Blue Metallic and sports the full Type R equipment, including prominent rear wing, center-mounted exhaust and a a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four engine – the most powerful available from Honda in the U.S. It delivers 306 HP and 295 lb-ft of torque under front-wheel drive and comes with a short-shifting six-speed manual transmission.
Twenty-inch alloy wheels are wrapped in ContiSportContact 6 maximum performance summer tires controlled by four-piston Brembo calipers with 13.8-inch ventilated, cross-drilled rotors.
Inside you’ll find red accents on a black interior. The Honda Civic Type R offers three drive modes – Comfort, Sport, and R+ for the most serious performance drivers.
Bidding is open to the public and closes June 15. If you’re interested, head over to BringATrailer.com
2017 Honda Civic Type R Info
|Race-Ready from the Inside Out|
|Race-inspired Lightweight Bucket Front Seats keep you in place during hard corners while still being comfortable enough for your daily drives|
|+R Driving Mode is one of three customized drive modes that automatically retunes the suspension, throttle and steering settings for maximum performance|
|A Customizable Digital Meter Display shows you boost pressure, g-forces and track times so you can maximize your performance|
|A Heart-Racing Heritage|
|The 2.0-liter i-VTEC® Turbocharged Engine is exclusive to the Civic Type R, kicking out 306 horsepower*and 295 lb.-ft. of torque*|
|The Adaptive Damper System (ADS) controls the suspension action for heart-pumping handling and stability on the road or the track|
|A Limited Slip Differential offers tighter cornering and better control for more confidence behind the wheel|
|Lower, Wider, Road-Ready|
|A Track-Tested Aero Kit features front and side splitters, a rear diffuser, vortex generators and a wing, all designed to keep the Civic Type R planted on the asphalt|
|The Center-Exit Triple-Exhaust Tip System bellows a throaty growl that announces the arrival of the Civic Type R to the world|
|20-Inch Black Alloy Wheels keep the rubber on the road in style and frame the large, track-tested red brake calipers|