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First Production Honda Civic Type R debuts stateside

The long-awaited Civic Type R has finally debuted in the US at the 2017 AutoCon performance and tuning convention, in Los Angeles.

Following its global reveal in Geneva earlier this month, the new British-built, production ready Civic Type R was revealed at the automotive show.

Featuring aggressive styling to match its performance, the new model has 306 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque1 on tap from its 2.0-litre DOHC, direct-injected and turbocharged i-VTEC engine, making the 2017 Civic Type R the fastest, most powerful Honda ever sold in America.

The Honda Civic Type R will make its East Coast debut at the New York International Auto Show on April 12.