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Honda marks arrival of Civic Type R Limited Edition with TCR tribute

Honda Australia has celebrated the local arrival of the highly-exclusive Civic Type R Limited Edition with a tribute livery on the Civic Type R TCR race car driven by TCR Australia racing driver Tony D’Alberto. The usual ‘Racing Blue’ colour scheme that has adorned D’Alberto’s #50 Honda Civic Type R …

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Updated Honda Civic Type R: What’s new for 2020?

One of the best hot hatches in the market – and our favourite – has just gone better. The updated FK8 Honda Civic Type R brings a host of changes and improvements to the Type R’s winning formula, including upgrades to ride and handling, braking performance and engine cooling, freshened …

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Honda Civic Type R hybrid could be a 400hp scorcher

Honda is back on the road testing a Civic Type R prototype. Fully camouflaged, the prototype was seen making rounds on public roads around the infamous Nurburgring circuit, perhaps in preparation for an upcoming track assault. With the current Civic Type R having been recently updated, it’s unlikely Honda is …

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Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition sets new record at Suzuka

The Honda Civic Type R has added yet another circuit lap record under its belt, with the hot hatch claiming the fastest ever lap time for a front-wheel drive production car at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. Lapping the iconic circuit in 2 minutes and 23.993 seconds, the Civic Type …

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Honda unleashes lightweight Civic Type R Limited Edition

Honda is set to unleash the most hardcore version of the Civic Type R in the form of a Limited Edition. Built as the purest expression of Type R to date, the Type R Limited Edition features new lightweight components, sharpened driving dynamics and bespoke styling. Developed with track performance …

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Honda Civic Type R transforms into life-size Lego model

One of the most iconic cars in the current Honda lineup, the Civic Type R, has been transformed into a life-size Lego model ahead of the upcoming ‘LEGO Masters’ TV show airing from 28th April. As the main sponsor of the TV show, Honda engaged a passionate Lego team led by global expert and …

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Honda Civic Type R joins NSW Police Force

Honda’s fiery Civic Type R high-performance hatch has just earned a new set of stripes after being recruited by the NSW Police Force. As part of a 12-month sponsored partnership between Honda Australia and the NSW Police Force, the Civic Type R has joined the Eyewatch social media initiative, which …

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Honda marks 50 years in Australia with gold NSX and Civic Type R

Honda is marking half a century in Australia since the company was established locally on February 4, 1969. To celebrate, Honda has draped a range of products in gold, among them a NSX supercar and a Civic Type R. The one-off collection also includes a CBR1000RR Fireblade motorcycle, CRF50F Kids Fun …

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Honda offers carbon fibre accessories for Civic Type R

The already racy Civic Type R can now be made even more special with a host of genuine carbon fibre components from Honda. The ‘Type R’ ethos has always been about minimising weight and maximising performance potential, and this new Australian-specific accessory range for Civic Type R maintains those defining …

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Honda Civic Type R claims new lap record at Hungaroring

In the fifth and final of a planned series of lap record attempts across Europe in 2018, Honda has set a new 2 minute and 10.19 second record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Hungaroring GP circuit in Hungary. The Civic Type R, driven by Formula One World …

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Honda Civic Type R sets new lap record at Silverstone

Following two successes in the Honda Civic ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ at the Magny-Cours and Spa-Francorchamps circuits, the hot hatch has set a new 2mins 31.32secs lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Silverstone GP circuit in the UK, beating the benchmark set by the previous generation Civic Type …

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Honda Civic Type R claims new lap record at Spa

Honda set out to produce a world-beater with the current Civic Type R and the company is clearly keen to tote just how good it is, with the hot hatch adding another trophy to the cabinet after smashing the lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at Spa-Francorchamps in …

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Honda Civic Type R sets new Lap Record at Magny-Cours GP Circuit

Following the debut of the Honda Civic ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ car at the Geneva Motor Show earlier this year, the world’s fastest hot hatch has set a new 2 minutes and 1.51 seconds lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Magny-Cours GP circuit in France. The …

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