Is Civic Type R faster than Golf R?

In third gear the Type R took just 2.2 seconds to go from 30-50mph, two tenths faster than the Golf R, and it went from 50-70mph in fifth five tenths quicker than its rival as well. With a rolling start, the Honda’s higher power and lower weight mean it’s the quicker of the two.

Why is the Golf R faster than the GTI?

The GTI does 0-60 mph in 5.4 seconds, while the Golf R sprints to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds. More horses and more torque spread on all four wheels make the Golf R the faster car. Both cars come in the manual, which is fun to drive but not as fast as the DSG.

What does the R in R32 stand for?

Volkswagen Racing
The R refers to Volkswagen’s motorsport department, Volkswagen Racing. 32 stands for the engine’s displacement. The first R32 was based on the Golf GTi (Mk4) and was initially designed as a limited production variant of the Golf.

How much HP can a Honda Civic type R handle?

Since the Type R is an enthusiast vehicle some people have been modifying the engines to make more power. If you want to keep your stock ECU and turbos you can expect to max out the engine at about 380 wheel horsepower and about the same amount of torque.

How fast is a tuned Type R?

Now, the channel is back with another CTR, and this one has a stage 2 tune. A stock Civic Type R in Europe makes 316 horsepower (236 kilowatts) and 295 pound-feet (400 Newton-meters….Gallery: 2020 Honda Civic Type R: First Drive.

Category Races and Chases
Body Style Hatchback

What competes with the Type R?

The Civic Type R’s main competitor is the Hyundai Veloster N. The Hyundai is down on power compared to the R, and its odd three-door configuration compromises its practicality. But both sport compacts are currently the only front-drive hatchbacks that have similarly stellar performance.

What does the Civic Type R compete with?

It outclasses more than a few hot hatch competitors on the market, such as Ford’s Focus and Fiesta ST models or the Peugeot 308 GTI, and when modified, the CTR can become a proper beast. Yet, it’s not free of concerns, such as its price, comfort, and the fact that it doesn’t even offer AWD.