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Old 11-17-2020, 04:55 PM   #35
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Originally Posted by VarmintCong View Post
Yes, standard SH-AWD on the Type R makes no sense, if they're gonna do it at all, they'd offer it in Acura form, spice up the interior and offer it for $45-48k.

But I don't think they'd do that either - can't be a big market for a $48k Civic w/ an Acura badge. At best you'll sell Golf R numbers, which probably isn't enough for Honda.
I suppose they could build the Civic Type R and on the next assembly line add AWD with different exterior/interior bits and sell it as an RSX. That way they sell enough combined to make it somewhat worth their while as well provide a reason for people under 50 years old to actually step into an Acura dealership. That way they can cancel the current NSX and pretend it never happened.
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