Too late now for 2021 Honda Civic Type R - orders close, production ends in July

Sanjay · Apr 8, 2021 01:14 PM

Too late now for 2021 Honda Civic Type R - orders close, production ends in July 01

Order books for the ultra-spicy 2021 Honda Civic Type R (FK8) has closed, as the hot hatch nears the end of its production cycle as well.

Too late now for 2021 Honda Civic Type R - orders close, production ends in July 02

Once priced from RM 330k here, the Civic Type R has been discontinued in Malaysia ever since the facelifted model made its global debut last year.

Also read: In Brief: 2019 Honda Civic Type R FK8, rascal all grown up

Last of the FK8 Type R, but there'll be a new one

Too late now for 2021 Honda Civic Type R - orders close, production ends in July 03

The next shipments of the Type R are pretty much the last ones of this generation, as the Swindon, UK plant that exclusively builds them will be closed in July 2021, in response to a slumping European economy and potentially raised tariffs.

Also read: Honda shifts away from UK plant, to produce more models in Japan

Too late now for 2021 Honda Civic Type R - orders close, production ends in July 04

The 2.0-litre, 310 PS/400 Nm mill found in the outgoing Type R

That said, this isn't the last of the Type R - recall that the 11th generation Civic is on the way and with that, its hotter sibling will follow. 

Too late now for 2021 Honda Civic Type R - orders close, production ends in July 05

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Specs and additional details for the FE-series Type R aren't detailed yet (its base car is also yet to make its debut), so watch this space as we'll bring you more as we have it. 

Also read: It's called the Honda Civic FE, production specs leaked ahead of China launch

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