There is no doubt that Honda models never runs out of style and performance. Similarly, 2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R is going to be one heck of a stylish pickup truck. Along with this, the performance of this pickup truck is also going to be improved. This 2018 Ridgeline will be advanced than its predecessor in terms of technological amenities too. The look of this upcoming model will be more pronounced which will be characterised by certain aggressiveness.
Let’s Check the 2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R: Inside and Out
Exterior body of this 2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R is the part which deserves a special note as it is fully stylish from the front to the rear portion. Stylish as it is, this doesn’t mean that this pickup truck is only meant for city roads alone as it will be just as fine in off-road terrains too. This upcoming Honda 2018 Ridgeline Type R will have four entry doors. A refined look will be given to its front fascia as the headlights have an improved shape. This stylistic shape of the headlights will be complimented by the redesigned grille. Below this setup, a modified grille will be added which will accent its refined look. The profile of this front bumper will be continued by plastic claddings placed at the body edges. In its rear portion, the tailgate and taillight will be modified.
This 2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R is in its production stage, so there is little or no information about its interior cabin. It can be said that the leg room will definitely be increased as the wheelbase will be increased. Since improvements are going to take place in the interior cabin, extensive use of wood, leather and other high-quality materials can be expected, and this will apply to the upholstery too. Since this Ridgeline Type R truck has 4 doors, two-row seating configuration will maintain an accommodation of 5 people including the driver.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R – Modifications in the Engine
A 3.5-litre engine will be used to give life to this 2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R. This engine will produce a horsepower of 350 hp and an equal amount of torque. Another engine option will be a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that will generate 550 hp and equally good torque. For transmission, a 6 speed or a 9-speed automatic system will be used with these engines. The maximum towing capacity of this model is expected to be 1600 pounds. Both two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive is expected to be in the option.
2018 Honda Ridgeline Type R – Competitors, Price, and Release Date
The Nissan Frontier, Chevy Colorado and Toyota Tacoma will be its biggest rivals. Nothing has been known regarding the price of this pickup truck, but expectations are tied that its price will start from $30,000 for the base model and will get more for higher trims. This Honda Ridgeline Type R 2018 has been said to be launched at the end of 2017.