The new Honda Civic Type R pickup truck concept is made. Yes, you read very well. Previous the popular hatchback is now made as the pickup truck. This model is the creation of the product-engineering department at Honda UK.
The new images of the Civic Type R Pickup Truck concept appear online, and we can only say wow. The special team at Swindon-based made this pickup truck for the personal purpose and passion to this popular hatchback model.
Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck Exterior Design
The exterior design of the Honda Civic Type R pickup truck model is the same as the hatchback. The concept model built in the Swindon factory has a special projects division within its Product Engineering department.
In this transformation, the new Honda Civic Type R pickup truck lost its rear door and got a small cargo bed. This space may not be quite practical but it can serve for some packages. Furthermore, from the image that we got, we can see that the team behind this pickup truck has been put two Hondas lawnmower just for testing purpose.
Even with all the changes, the team has kept the spoiler at the back. This spoiler is also movable to allow easy access to the cargo bed.
Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck Interior Is The Same As In The Hatchback Version
The interior of the Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck Concept is the same as in the standard model. The same dashboard and quality materials remain along with the techs. The 2020 Civic Type R pickup truck features a 7-inch touch-screen infotainment system with navigation. Also, the dual-zone automatic climate control, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, Bluetooth phone and audio compatibility. Also, the same 12-speaker premium audio system is there as in the standard version.
Honda’s excellent Honda Sensing suite is also there with many safety features like lane-keeping assist, active cruise control, collision mitigation and more.
Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck Powertrain
Like the hatchback model, the Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck will come with the same powertrain, suspension, and gearbox. So, the same 2.0-liter turbocharged engine is under the hood.
From the rumors that are spreading, this engine that is lying under the Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck will provide an output of 316 HP and 295lb ft. It will be available with the new six-speed manual transmission and the clever suspension with Comfort, Sport and +R modes. With this engine, this pickup truck will be able to hit 62 mph from a standstill in less than six seconds. Furthermore, its top speed is 165 mph. This custom pickup truck is potentially one of the fastest one on the roads.
Honda Civic Type R Pickup Truck Production
From the latest news, the Honda UK team has no plans to put this super cool pickup truck model into the production for now. However, the head of the team said that this unique prototype model will be used to transport our lawn and garden products as and when required.