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2017 Honda Civic Type R has us feeling aerodynamic in Geneva

You might think that the car you see here is a concept, but it's not. It's real, it's spectacular and it's coming to the US.

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Oh, hell yes.

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The Honda Civic Type R is coming to the US on a wave of turbocharged torque.

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Its turbo 2.0-liter I4 puts out 306 horsepower, which should be plenty for this front-wheel-drive hatchback.

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Look at all that aero! Throw in the wing, and it's less a car and more of a caricature.

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It even has three tailpipes! Three! Madness!

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Standard equipment on the Civic Type R includes adaptive dampers and active rev-matching.

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It should arrive in the US later this spring.

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The price is expected to hang in the mid-$30,000 range.

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That puts it pretty close to the Volkswagen Golf R.

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Either way, we can't wait to drive it.

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