The latest-gen Civic Type R is only a few months old, however, Honda has gotten busy testing a new model already. In fact, a left-hand drive prototype of the next Civic Type R has been spotted testing at the Nurburgring circuit in Germany as Honda simultaneously continues to prepare the next-generation Civic range.
The existing generation of the Civic dates back to 2012 with the hot Type R having been introduced a few months ago. As for the tenth-generation Civic, the new car will be lighter and carry Honda’s newer design language.
The forthcoming generation of the Civic will be available in a variety of body styles including sedan, coupe and a three-door hatch. As for the hot Type R, it will continue to be available in hatchback as Honda isn’t really used to making the Civic Type-R in sedan form. The Japanese carmaker, in fact, has made the Civic Type R sedan only once in the form of the FD2 JDM-spec model that went on sale in 2007 in Japan.