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Featured 2017 Civic Type R Championship White Spotted in SoCal!

Discussion in 'Civic Type R Forum (10th Gen)' started by thedailyrey, Nov 11, 2016.



  1. thedailyrey Member

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    Hey CivicX members! Just want to share something with you guys today. I was on my way home and I managed see this unicorn near Honda Corporate headquarters in SoCal. Sorry for the jittery video, I was excited lol. But who wouldn't be? Enjoy!
    Feel free to share the video!


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    *Edited video for better horizontal viewing

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    EDIT: Putting the clearer shot of the car on the first post
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  2. ayau Senior Member

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    No Type R badging yet. The side air ducts makes it look super aggressive.
     
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    thedailyrey Member

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    I actually thought there weren't badges at all, but I just took screenshot of the video and zoomed in on it a minute ago, and you can see that they covered the badging with white vinyl wrap. Won't do much for us enthusiasts because we already know what it is :thumbsup:
     
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    Maybe this one might be at the LA Auto show next week.
     
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    On my phone and couldn't really tell. Looks like they got rid of that red center exhaust and the carbon fiber aero kit though.
     
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    Looks like the production car is pretty much done, but I have a feeling they'll still bring the prototype but show the interior. Too much risk to drive a show car in public when a big car show is just around the corner. Hope they under promise and over deliver.
     
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    If you zoom in on the exhaust you can easily see it's still three ports.
     
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    silverrascal Senior Member

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    How did the CTR sound? Couldn't really tell in the vid due to wind noise.
     
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    Nope, the aero kit is still there. I can't be certain about the center exhaust color.

    It does appear to have a different line along the rear door, perhaps a set of vents for the rear wheels?
     
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    I love the black wheels and the lack of red elements around, hope this is the production version.
     
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    Looks great! Thanks for the share!!
     
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    Tim818 Type R or Bust

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    Lol thought it was wingless when I saw the screenshot....

    This gets me very excited and thanks for posting! :spaz:
     
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    Man, nice catch! If I'm able to get my hands on a CTR I've already decided that CW will be the color for me. :)
     
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    Woah. I noticed they've swapped out the gloss black trim surrounding and connecting the rear vents in the prototype for a body colored look. Much better.
     
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