For its third act, Honda gave the EK9 Civic the Type R badge to go along with a 1.6-liter four-cylinder that made 182 horsepower all the way up to 8,200 rpm, and 118 pound-feet of torque.

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Like the Integra Type R, the Civic Type R also got a five-speed manual transmission.

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Weight reduction efforts in the Civic Type R saw about 66 pounds chopped off compared to other Civic models.

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The three-spoke steering wheel inside the first Honda Civic Type R.

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The CTR's suspension featured firmer shocks, springs and thicker rear antiroll bar.

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Heavily bolstered Recaro sport seats dress the cabin of the Honda Civic Type R.

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The first-generation Civic Type R was only sold in Japan.

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The Civic Type R's five-speed manual shifter.

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The car's sport pedals.

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