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MUGEN HONDA CIVIC TYPE R FK8 IS SO HOT RIGHT NOW

MUGEN HONDA CIVIC TYPE R FK8 IS SO HOT RIGHT NOW

Posted by Glenn Rowswell on 3rd October 2020

2020 is a pretty sweet time for the Civic Type R. Not only has it just demolished the FWD lap record at Suzuka (lapping faster than a Ferrari F50!), but now Mugen have had a pop at it.

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The, er, challenging factory styling has been augmented by a full-on bodykit comprising a vast carbon fibre rear wing, roof spoiler, front lip, sideskirts, rear diffuser, carbon mirror caps, and a full super-lightweight carbon bonnet.

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The Mugen Type R also packs forged 20-inch multispoke wheels, track-spec brake pads, and an uprated exhaust system which ditches the central resonator and serves up a pair of intricately detailed cannons.

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Well, yeah – you don’t buy an FK8 because you like to blend in with the traffic, do you?

Words Dan Bevis