Honda Accord is an excellent midsize sedan and one of the best selling models from this manufacturer. According to recent renderings, the high-performance model 2021 Honda Accord Type R is in works. We have got some of the new photos and this model reveals plenty of upgrades over the regular model.
Generally, the newest 2021 Honda Accord Type R will be based on the Civic Type R model. So, expect plenty of similarities. Under the hood, the all-new Accord Type R will use a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that delivers more than 300-horses. We are assuming an output to be around 350 hp or even more.
2021 Honda Accord Type R Design
At first glance, the upcoming Honda Accord Type R looks more aggressive than the regular model. The latest renderings reveal plenty of sporting cues seen on the Civic Type R model. Also, we can see some of the visual updates and Honda’s Type R badge on the grille that represents this model. The high-performance model would also get a better suspension, tires, and brake upgrades. On top of that, aerodynamic will be better and we can expect excellent handling.
Cabin Looks Sporty
There are plenty of possibilities that the new 2021 Honda Accord Type R will use almost the same cabin elements as the Civic Type R model. As we already said, this model is rendered, but unfortunately, there is no available image of a cabin. Basically, we can assume that the upcoming model will provide a great and sporty cabin made of durable materials.
Like the Civic Type R, the new Accord sporty version will feature comfortable and supportive red fabric seats. In addition, plenty of red accents will be present. Besides, features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring will be probably standard equipment.
Is the 2021 Honda Accord Type R Powerful?
The upcoming 2021 Honda Accord Type R would use the same powertrain as the Civic Type R. This model uses a strong 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that is capable of producing 306-horses. It might also use the same 10-speed automatic transmission. Also, the 2021 Honda Accord Type R sits on the same architecture as the Civic model.
Besides, both models will use the same mechanics. If you didn’t know, the standard Accord uses a 1.5-liter four-cylinder turbocharged powertrain that delivers 192-hp. Also, you can go for the optional engine that is more potent. This model consists of a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4 that produces 252 horses and 273 lb-ft of torque.
When Honda Will Make the New Accord Type R?
The all-new Honda Accord Type R was rendered recently and we can see many improvements over the regular model. We think that this sporty car will be available to purchase in the following year. Many rumors indicate that debut will happen in the summer of 2021. From the new renderings, we can see that the Type R offers more aggressive styling than the Accord sports variant.
Besides, the latest Type R deploys a few engine variants and the stronger one provides 306-horses. Also, it shares many similarities with the Civic Type R model. From the latest report, the Honda Accord Type R will cost a couple of thousands of dollars more than the sport model. So, we predicted a price of around $45,000, which is 3000 more than sport one.