Honda’s Civic Type R has been given a styling makeover by its Mugen tuning department.

The Honda Civic Type R Mugen’s looks have been inspired by the full Mugen Civic Type R, which is limited to just 20 units costing £38,599 each.

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The new model has been given unique body parts, badging and wheels to differentiate it from the standard Civic Type R. It is powered by the base car’s 198bhp 2.0-litre i-VTEC engine and production will be limited to 200 units.

New features include new front and rear bumpers and side skirts, exclusive 19-inch Lightning alloys, Mugen badges, Championship White paint, gloss black door mirrors and an individually numbered plaque. A limited-slip differential is also fitted as standard.

Honda Civic Type R Mugen first driveCivic Type R Mugen from £38,599

An additional range of tuning parts to alter the chassis will be optional. Prices for the car will be revealed when the car’s order books open next month.

The car will also form the basis of Honda’s 2010 BTCC entry; two examples will be run by Team Dynamics.

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