Honda Civic Type R Sedan Prototype to Be Official Car of F1 Suzuka

Honda's got a new, high-revving "Red H" prototype with which to tweak Japanese car audiophiles — and it's serving as the red-flag car (read: pace car) for the Japan Grand Prix at Suzuka next weekend. The proto Honda Civic Type R sedan, which is powered by the same 197-hp, 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC (K20A) as the coupe version also gets a specially tuned sport suspension. Buyers in Japan will get the production version in mid-2007.

Honda Civic Type R Sedan Prototype to Be Official Car of F1 Suzuka

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