Powered by the 1.5-litre VTEC turbocharged engine found in the Honda Civic, the Sport variant gets a host of changes.
Honda has revealed the latest upgrade to the HR-V in the form of a new Sport variant for the European market. Powered by the 1.5-litre VTEC turbocharged engine found in the Honda Civic, the Sport variant gets a host of changes.
The engine is capable of producing 180 PS of power at 5,500 rpm with 240 Nm of peak torque coming in at 1,900-5,000 rpm. Mated to a 6-speed manual transmission the car will also get an option of a continuously variable transmission (CVT) gearbox. In addition to the higher power, the Sport variant also gets variable-ratio steering, sportier suspension, and 18-inch rims to go with it.
Cosmetically also, the Sport variant gets upgraded. Body kits, dual exhaust tips, rear spoiler and blacked out trim pieces. A honeycomb grille flanked by LED headlights adorns the front fascia. The inside of the cabin gets a contrasting red and black upholstery.