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New Honda Civic Type R delivered to its first owner

With more than 70 confirmed bookings of all-new FK8R since October 1st, the most powerful Honda model ever sold by Honda Malaysia has dominated social media as per the local auto news off late. And so it was that amidst the continued buzz surrounding the all-new Civic Type R, Honda Malaysia’s latest hero, the champion hot hatch, Mr. Adrian Salleh bin Hashimat – the first proud owner received his during an official handover ceremony held at Botanic Auto Mall S/B yesterday.

The newest generation model of the globally renowned Civic Type R was launched by Honda Malaysia recently, carrying a dramatic and sporty new persona – visually aggressive every which way you look at it, with a number of advanced technologies incorporated within. Indeed such is the all-new Civic Type R exclusivity, each unit has its own unique serial number mounted on the center console.

As one (of 20) Honda Sport dealers nationwide Botanic Auto Mall S/B was also where Mr Adrian had his initial encounter with the new Civic Type R, being a Botanic Auto Mall regular. He related, “The launch of the All-New Civic Type R made me eager to test and feel this beast. I was impressed with its sporty and bold exterior, delivering powerful performance yet suitable for me to drive daily. The feature I find most unique is the3-Way Driving modes; which are COMFORT, SPORT and +R Mode that allowed me to set the preferred driving mode to experience different dynamic performance in different driving environment. I can’t wait to get behind the wheel to feel the power while on my daily commute.”

For being the first Malaysian to drive home the latest Civic Type R, Mr. Adrian Salleh also received a number of special gifts including: specially customized Honda merchandise, a GoPro HERO 5 and to top it off, an authorized Honda Ultra Glass Body Coating with Ultra Window Coating valued at RM5,300.

The fully imported Honda Civic FK8 Type R has an on-the-road (without insurance) price of RM320, 000, and they’re only available at Honda Sport Dealers. For more information on the All-New Civic Type R, please call Honda’s Toll Free number at 1-800- 88-2020 or click

Indeed the FK8R local debut as the most powerful Honda model ever sold in Malaysia is in itself a significant in more ways than one.

On the inside, it is the most impactful embodiment of the Honda Racing Spirit credo most advanced technology

All-New Civic Type R
A celebration of Honda’s Type R to dominate Malaysian roads with advanced technology and unmatchable performance.
*Honda Malaysia received more than 70 bookings of All-New Civic Type R since 1st October 2017