Showing posts in the category of Honda Civic Type-R

Ford Focus RS Goes To War With No Less Than 9 Rivals


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The Focus RS lays claim to the crown of the hot-hatch king - but in order to get it, it must first beat each and every one of its competitors.

TG Pits Honda Civic Type R Against VW Golf R


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What to do with two (very) hot hatches, such as the top Golf and the first-ever turbocharged Civic, to make things just a bit more interesting?

Next-Gen Honda Civic Imagined In Focus RS-Fighting Type R Form


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With Honda bringing their new Civic hatchback prototype to this year's Geneva Motor Show, getting to see that car wearing a Type R "costume" was simply a matter of time.

Synchro Motorsport's Civic Type R Wagon Wants to Make Your Dog Carsick


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Have you ever gazed upon the Honda Civic Type R and thought it was hopelessly impractical? Well you're certainly not alone.

The boffins at Synchro Motorsport, who describe themselves as "a voluntary team based at Honda's Factory in Swindon", agree and decided to transplant the FK2 Civic Type R's running gear into a Civic Tourer.

Honda Motorsport Stars Get Behind The Wheel of The New Civic Type R [w/Video]


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Used to driving either two or four wheels on the race track, Honda motorsport racers Marc Marquez, Dani Pedrosa, Toni Bou and Tiago Monteiro got their hands on the brand-new Civic Type R road car.

Image Surfaces Showing Next-Gen Honda Civic Type R Engine


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The crew at CivicX have just stumbled on an image of the 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine set to be used by the next-generation Honda Civic Type R and Civic Si.

Honda And Mugen Reveal Five Concepts For Tokyo Auto Salon


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Honda and Mugen have unveiled the five concepts they will be debuting at Tokyo's Auto Salon in a couple of weeks time.

Honda's Six Modulo Concepts Catch The Eye Before Tokyo


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Beyond the five concept cars from Mugen being displayed at the 2016 Tokyo Auto Salon, Honda has previewed a number of other models for the show.

Honda Civic Type R Gets RevoZport Body Kits


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The new Civic Type R is not only the fastest production hot hatch Honda has ever created but also the first Type R to utilize a turbocharged engine.

New Honda Civic Coupe Gets Dressed In Type R Livery


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Following its debut at last month's Los Angeles show, the new Honda Civic Coupe continues to draw the attention of digital artists who are giving it the Type R treatment.

Watch The Honda Touring Car & MotoGP Bike Chase After Civic Type R In 360-Degrees Video


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Honda has come up with a great way for us to experience riding alongside motorsport stars such as Tiago Monteiro, Gabriele Tarquini and MotoGP rider Jack Miller.

The Japanese manufacturer used a breakthrough filming technique which captures video in 360 degrees, though to be fair it's something we've seen plenty of times before from the likes of Porsche, Subaru, Ford and other big names in the automotive industry.

That's not to say we appreciate it any less, because the action is pretty great to follow. There are some seriously cool rides captured on camera here, such as four Civic Type Rs, a Castrol Honda Civic Touring Car and a 2015 LCR Honda RC213V MotoGP bike.

The action takes place at the Circuito Tazio Nuvolari in Italy and if you're curious to know who's driving the four Type Rs, it's none other than British Touring Car stars Gordon Shedden, Matt Neal and Jack Clarke who join their fellow Honda race driver, and Formula 1 veteran, Gabriele Tarquini. This leaves Monteiro behind the wheel of the Touring Car and, of course, Miller on the bike.

Overall, this is a pretty cool mixture of two vs four-wheel racing, and it makes for a very unique hot-lap. It wants to showcase the technical relationship between Honda and Castrol, which dates to the 1959 Isle of Man TT race, as well as to promote the Honda Civic Type R.

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Latest Honda Civic Sedan Gets The Virtual Type R Treatment


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It looks like Americans will be spoiled for choice when it comes to Type R performance variants of the tenth-generation Honda Civic.

Clash Of The Hot Hatches: Civic Type R Faces Megane RS Trophy R On Track


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Mainly known for their insane Nurburgring lap times, the hot versions of Honda's and Renault's hatches are among the fastest front-wheel drive models ever.

Future Cars: 2017 Honda Civic Type-R Is The One Coming To North America


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Caught recently undergoing testing at the Nürburgring, it’s hard to believe Honda are already developing their next generation Civic Type-R. It only seems like yesterday that the current Type-R was boasting about its 7:50.63 lap time on the famous Nordschleife circuit. Yes - progress at Honda is rather swift indeed.

Jenson Button Gives Kaiser Chiefs' Ricky Wilson A Tour Of McLaren's Technology Center


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Lead singer for the Kaiser Chiefs band and Honda Civic Type R ambassador Ricky Wilson got to spend some time with McLaren-Honda Formula 1 driver Jenson Button at the McLaren Technology Center.

This Is Honda’s Next-Gen 2017 Civic Type-R 5-Door Hatch That’s Coming To U.S.


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While test mules of Honda’s next-generation Civic Type-R hatch were caught in the summer wearing mixed bodies, what we believe to have here is an actual prototype of the production car.

Honda Civic Type R Vs. CBR1000 RR SP Track Battle


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The all-time favorite topic of car vs bike is returning, this time with two of Honda’s finest creations going head to head in an empty race track.

Fernando Alonso Poses Next To Honda Civic Type R


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Even though he doesn't have a choice but to drive a Honda-powered Formula 1 car, two time world champion Fernando Alonso definitely knows a fun little car when he sees one.

Honda Tries To Sum Itself Up In One Video Called “Ignition”


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Every manufacturer wants you to see the brand in a specific way, and they each play on their specific strengths in their marketing efforts. For Honda, they it’s usually a case of “hey, look how many kinds of engines we make,” or “we had the Ayrton Senna develop a car with us.”

Can A BMW M3 Or An Audi RS3 Beat Honda's Civic Type-R On Track? Are You Sure?


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This is what happens when you have access to a narrow track, a stopwatch and some of the best performance cars of our time.