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Nigel Simon: 2017 Honda Civic Type-R

The Hype.R is a 2017 Honda Civic Type-R owned by Nigel Simon. Buying and modifying cars for 10 years, Nigel is a veteran of the car world. Nigel believes that combining his creative vision with hard work will always drive his passion for cars forward. The Hype.R has gained support from numerous sponsors, including: PRL Motorsports, Youngs Autobody, Elicit Creations, Fullmoon Autoworks, Pegasus Carbon and Brendan McGann (photographer). The car has been featured at Importfest, Driven Show, ImportExpo, Ottawa Gatineau International Car Show, Hondafest Canada, Meat & Grease Ottawa and Upperclass Showcase Ottawa.

Owner: Nigel Simon
Location: Ottawa, ON
Vehicle: 2017 Honda Civic Type-R
Horsepower: 380 whp / 340 tq
Club: Deep State Racing

SOCIAL

Instagram: @jusmytyp.r
Video: YouTube

Photography by @bmcgannphotos, @6speedbk2, @phanmotion, Nigel Simon.


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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE

  • PRL Intercooler
  • PRL Front Pipe
  • PRL Catless Downpipe
  • PRL Hi-Volume Intake
  • PTP Lava Wrap On Downpipe
  • PTP Turbo Blankets Intake Manifold Blanket
  • PTP Turbo Blankets Turbo Blanket
  • Mishimoto Magnetic Oil Drain Plug
  • PRL Titanium Turbo Inlet Piping Upgrade, Burnt Titanium
  • PTP Turbo Blankets Lava Wrap On Titanium Turbo Inlet Pope
  • PRL Charge Pipes

EXHAUST

  • Magnaflow Exhaust, Carbon Fibre Tips

PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS

  • Hondata Equipped
  • Pro-Tuned By Splitfire Performance (380whp/340tq)

WHEELS & TIRES

  • O.Z Ultraleggera Wheels. Custom Powder Coated - 18x9 +40
  • Sickspeed White 3-piece Spike Lugnuts
  • Nankang NS2 Tires - 265/35/18
  • Sickspeed Spiked Wheel Centre Caps

BRAKES

  • Brembo Brakes
  • Upgraded EBC Pads & Rotors

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION

  • Eibach Lowering Springs
  • Hasport Rear Motor Mount

EXTERIOR

  • Xpel Paint Protection Film, Smoked Headlights & Foglights
  • Black Pearl Sparkle Painted Roof & Hoodscoop (scoop wrapped)
  • Custom Designed BAPE x KAWS Inspired Split Wrap
  • Custom Engine Bay Joker Hood Wrap
  • All Red Outside OEM Highlights Changed To Blue
  • Dry Carbon Wrapped Spoilers
  • Real Carbon Fibre Mirror Caps PPF’d
  • Custom Half-Wrap Matching Real Forged Carbon Fibre / Carbon Fibre Weave Emblem (to be replaced with new emblems for the new wrap)
  • Custom Handcut Front / Side Lip With Front Lip Support Rods
  • Honda Carbon Fibre Valve Stems
  • Fake OEM Foglight Housings Handcut To Make Functional Air Intakes
  • Real Carbon Fibre Lower Spoiler Lip
  • Tint

LIGHTING

  • All Exterior Lights Converted To LED
  • All Interior Lights Converted To LED
  • Upgraded Smoked Sequential LED Tail-lights
  • Starlight Headliner With Full RGB LED System & Twinkle Mode

INTERIOR

  • Real Carbon Fibre Steering Wheel Inserts
  • Ignition Button Red Overlay
  • ACUiTY Esco Purple Shift Knob
  • ACUiTY Stage 3 Short Shifter Kit
  • ACUiTY Upgraded Shifter Bushing Kit
  • ACUiTY Titanium Shift Collar Upgrade
  • Custom Joker Shift Boot
  • Red PRL Machined Metal Battery Tie-Down & Oil Cap
  • SiriMoto Radiator Shroud Dress Up Bolts
  • Custom Painted Engine Valve Cover
  • Custom Painted Engine Fender Covers
  • Various Engine Dress Up Bolts
  • Full Carbon Fibre Interior Replacement Trim Pieces (in production to match wrap, currently installed mirage red real carbon fibre 3 piece set)

AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA

  • 12-Inch Pioneer Subwoofer (With Hard Wired Sub Control In Dash)
  • BlackVue Front & Rear Camera

FAVORITE MODIFICATION

"Definitely would be the custom starlight headliner. Love the added elegance it brings to an otherwise economy car brand not known for their luxury offerings."

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS

  • Custom Aero

SPONSORS / SHOP & MECHANICS

  • @acuityinstruments
  • @phanmotion
  • @deep_state_racing
  • @prlmotorsports
  • @derandmotorsport
  • @bonded_wraps
  • @youngsautoshop
  • @ptpturboblankets
  • @elicitcreations
  • @bmcgannphotos
  • @pegasus_carbon
  • @fullmoonautoworks
  • @ebc_canada
  • @the_powder_boys
  • @sickspeedofficial
  • Tuned by: @splitfireperformance

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