Rev Every Emotion. Wrapped in iconic red cowling, the . liter VTEC Turbocharged Engine is years of Honda engineering for the track distilled into one Civicthe Type R..The J series is Honda’s fourth production V engine family introduced in , after the C series, which consisted of three dissimilar versions.The J series engine was designed in the United States by Honda engineers. It is built at Honda’s Anna, Ohio and Lincoln, Alabama engine plants It is a V Honda’s existing C series were engines. The J series was designed for transverse .