In March 29 of 2007 Honda announced the release of the FD2 Civic Type R. The Civic Type R, 4 door sedan with Front engine Ff drive, is powered by a specially tuned 2.0 liter K20A i-VTEC engine that makes 225 horsepower. The K20A engine performance has been improved by surfacing of head-port, by adopting the DBW (Drive By Wire) and by fine tuning of intake and exhaust manifolds. The FD2 Civic Type R has a close ratio 6 speed manual transmission.
To achieve a high driving performance, the FD2 Civic Type R has adopted the lightweight and extremely rigid body shell, exclusive suspension, specially tuned ABS/EBD system, 18 inches Potenza tires, and 17 inches front disc brakes with Brembo 4 pot aluminum calipers.
The FD2 Civic Type R is equipped with exclusive aero parts, exclusive hood fenders, Type R red emblems, exclusive Honda R spec seats, exclusive steering wheel, a short stroke sports shift, metal pedals, and engine starter button.