TORRANCE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honda Civic Type R has been named the Best Car of 2017 by Digital Trends, a leading technology news site. With its muscular 2.0-liter VTEC Turbo® engine, short-throw 6-speed manual transmission, race bred chassis and rigid body, the Type R is the most powerful Honda ever sold in America.
Digital Trends recognized the Civic Type R for its power and handling, along with its everyday usability and affordability. Digital Trends editors base their picks on the most successful and exciting products in each of the product categories they review.
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with advanced safety technologies sold through over 1,000 independent U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes the Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity series passenger cars, along with the HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, the Ridgeline pickup and the Odyssey minivan.
Honda has been producing automobiles in America for 35 years and currently operates 19 major manufacturing facilities in North America. In 2016, more than 95% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sold in the U.S. were made in North America, using domestic and globally sourced parts.
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SOURCE American Honda Motor Co., Inc.