Tuners give a new twist on Civic Type R at Tokyo Auto Salon
At the Tokyo Auto Salon 2016 amongst the concepts and special editions, tuners attention was turned onto the new Civic Type R to give their unique twist on the race car for the road.
The event is the world’s largest customised automobile show, with thousands attending to see radical versions of some of the best-selling cars in Japan and globally.
Mugen Civic Type R concept
Famous for making many adaptions of best-selling Honda models, tuning house Mugen has taken the new Civic Type R and added even more aggressive body styling to the package.
The concept adds a revised front bumper with contrasting black parts around the lip and wheel arches. The black theme is continued throughout the rest of the car, with side and rear skirts giving an aggressive on road stance. The standard rear spoiler is replaced by a lighter, race car improved design, which is also finished in black.
Modulo Civic Type R
Modulo have taken the standard Type R design, and adapted it with a revised body kit, with flared side skirts. The standard fuel filler cap has been replaced with a different design, while red body colour accents are used on the wing mirror covers and sides of the rear spoiler.
Honda Racing at Tokyo Auto Salon
Honda racing will show case a range of its challengers from2015, including the McLaren Honda MP4-30, the Super GT GT500 NSX CONCEPT-GT and Honda’s entry in the Japanese Super Formula series.