The wait is finally over for auto enthusiasts in Malaysia as Honda officially launches the highly anticipated 2023 Honda Civic Type R FL5. This latest addition to the Type R lineage is making waves as it claims the title of the most powerful model in the esteemed Type R series, boasting a history that spans three decades. With a ground-up overhaul and a slew of updates, this model promises increased horsepower and faster acceleration, setting a new benchmark in the world of high-performance cars.
The 2023 Honda Civic Type R FL5 is priced at RM 399,900 (on the road, excluding insurance) in Malaysia, making it a significant investment for those seeking a thrilling driving experience.
Under the hood, the 2023 Honda Civic Type R packs a punch with its formidable 2.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine. This powerhouse generates an impressive 319 PS of power and a torque of 420 Nm, ensuring that every drive is a dynamic and exhilarating experience.
Honda Malaysia has made a bold entry into the Malaysian market with the Civic Type R FL5, introducing it in a completely built-up (CBU) form imported from their Yorii plant. The exclusive nature of this model is further highlighted by its price tag of RM 399,900 (on the road, without insurance).
For those eager to get behind the wheel of the 2023 Honda Civic Type R FL5, Honda Malaysia has initially made available just 19 units. These will be allocated to lucky buyers through a ballot system. However, the automaker assures potential buyers that more units of this hot hatch are expected to arrive in 2024, providing further opportunities to experience the thrill of the Type R.
The 2023 Honda Civic Type R FL5 is set to redefine expectations in the realm of high-performance automobiles, offering an unparalleled driving experience for those fortunate enough to secure one of these coveted vehicles.