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2017 Honda Civic Type R Prototype looks pugnacious in Paris

Honda's legendary Civic Type R is poised to reach the US for the first time ever.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

As expected Honda's Civic Type R Prototype is anything but subtle.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

With its five-door configuration, the CTR figures to be surprisingly practical, as well.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

The Civic Type R's rump is its most distinctive aspect, thanks to flared fenders, aggressive lower fascia and a huge rear wing.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda's Red Badge of Courage will hit European dealers in the second half of 2017. US availability is promised, but as yet there's no ETA.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Rear taillights are of the LED variety.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

That's a lot of angles.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

LED headlamps will light the way for a car expected to have over 300 horsepower in production trim.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

See these 20-inch piano-black wheels fitted to this show car, with low-profile 245-series rubber.

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris
Honda Civic Type R Prototype
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris
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Honda Civic Type R Prototype

New Civic Type R Prototype breaks cover in Paris

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