Dear motorsport fans
Honda revealed this car at Tokyo Auto Salon 2023 (Car show) and is to replace the Honda NSX GT500 race car, this means Super GT 2024 season's GT500 class grid will consist of this, Toyota GR Supra GT500 and Nissan Z/Fairlady GT500.
It's a rear-wheel drive car that features a lightweight chassis, a 600+ horsepower 4-cylinder engine, and a high downforce bodywork like a DTM race car in order to meet its class regulations which are totally different compared to its street-legal/road car counterpart.
News article link for more details:
Honda Civic Type R unveiled for 2024 SUPER GT season (motorsport.com)
Sidenote: Super GT used to be called JGTC (All Japan Grand Touring Car Championship) until the end of the 2004 season.