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2020 Honda Civic Type R: A little goes a long way

One of our favorite hot hatches gets a few meaningful improvements at the 2020 Chicago Auto Show.

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The Honda Civic Type R gets a few updates for the 2020 model year.

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Not the least of which is this striking color, called boost blue.

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The Type R's excellent wheels carry over.

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Power still comes from a 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 engine with 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.

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A six-speed manual transmission is the only one offered, thank goodness.

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The rear bumper gets small tweaks that bring the Type R in line with the rest of the 2020 Civic range.

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The Type R still has that big ol' wing on the back.

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The Honda Sensing suite of safety systems is also standard.

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The 2020 Civic Type R officially debuts at the Chicago Auto Show.

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Keep scrolling for more photos of this fast Civic.

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