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2.2 Type-R (CH1)

One of Honda's earlier Type-R models. I've owned this Sports Saloon for around 5.5 years and it still manages to raise a smile on most days....

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More stats and info

Model code CH1
Purchase date April 2008
Doors 4 Doors
Body type Saloon
Colour Silver
Fuel type Petrol
Transmission Manual
Aspiration N/A (Normally Aspirated)
Engine size 2.2 Litres
Engine position Front Engined
Driven wheels Front Wheel Drive (FWD)

Mods, Stats & Spec

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  • Awards, mag features and links

  • Engine & Transmission

    • H22a7, 2157cc, VTEC engine
    • Balance belt and Tensioner removed
    • K & N Typhoon induction kit
    • 4-2-1 Solid Fabs header & 2.5" collector
    • 2.5" Decat with 2.5" lightweight exhaust
    • Ultrasonically cleaned & flow-matched 280cc fuel injectors
    • M-Factory 4.64 Final Drive
    • Carbon-Moly synchros (3rd, 4th & 5th)
    • ACT lightweight flywheel
    • ACT heavy-duty clutch
    • Standard Torsen Limited-Slip-Differential
  • Suspension

    • H & R cup progressive springs (-50mm)
    • H & R cup adjustable dampers
    • Ultraracing Underbracing - Front & Rear
  • Interior

    • Mild weight reduction from rear of car ----------------- (spare wheel, jack, toolkit & n/s exhaust section)
    • Pioneer USB Head unit
    • Alpine 6.5" rear speakers
    • Alpine 250w Amplifier
    • Alpine 5.25" front speakers
  • Exterior

    • Front arches rolled for 10mm extra clearance
  • Stats & Figures

    • Peak Power - ~222+bhp @ 7100rpm
    • Max Torque - 176+lbs/ft @ 6300rpm
    • Weight - 1285kg
    • Standing 1/4 mile - 14.4924 secs @ 97.78mph
    • 0-62mph - 6.9 seconds
    • Top Speed - 137mph
  • Wheels & Brakes

    • 7 x 17 Lightweight 8kg Matt Black TD wheels -------- ET45 front - ET50 rear
    • Michelin Pilot Sport 3 tyres - 225/45/17
    • Front brakes - Bremtech grooved discs, DS2500 pads, Refurbed twin piston calipers
    • Ultralite lightweight wheel nuts
    • Brake stopper / Master cylinder brace
    • Rear brakes - Bremtech grooved discs, OEM pads, Refurbed calipers
  • Extras & factory options

    • Centre Armrest
    • Rear mud flaps
    • A/C
  • Planned future mods

    • FRP bonnet

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