BTCC NGTC: Honda Civic Type R (FK8)

 

The technical specification for NGTC (Next Generation Touring Cars) front wheel drive as well a ‘350bhp+’ turbo-charged engine.

NGTC technical overview:

Engine:

  • Honda – Tuned by Neil Brown engineering  350+bhp 2-litre turbo-charged direct-injection engine with ‘fly by wire’ throttle control.

Drivetrain:

  • Xtrac 6 speed sequential-shift gearbox.
  • AP Racing carbon clutch
  • Drive-train layout  front  wheel drive as per base vehicle

Suspension:

  • Full front sub-frame incorporating suspension, brakes, transmission and engine location that attaches to specified roll cage locations
  • Multi-adjustable double wishbone suspension with coil-over dampers
  • Rear sub-frame that attaches to specified roll cage locations
  • Multi-adjustable double wishbone suspension with coil-over dampers

Bodyshell:

  • 2,3,4 or 5 door of a minimum 4.4m length (2 or 3 door cars must share the same basic body profile as the 4/5 door model)
  • Equalised width of 1875mm
  • Specified front aerodynamic device incorporating flat floor, apertures for radiator, brake cooling ducts, intercooler and side exits
  • Specified rear wing profile
  • Stylised front & rear wheel-arch extensions
  • Increased driver protection
  • Side exhaust permitted
  • 80 litre fuel tank
  • Base vehicle weights for front wheel drive is 1400kg

Wheels/Tyres:

  • Specified Team Dynamics 18″ centre-lock wheel
  • Dunlop 245 x 650 x R18

Brakes:

  • AP Racing specified package
  • AP Racing specified pedal-box

Electronics:

  • Cosworth Electronics specified package incorporating ECU, dash, data-logging and scrutineering logger
  • Data channels limited to 16
  • Common power management box and switch panels
  • Common wiring loom design