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2022 Honda Civic Type R previewed

One of the most exciting new cars to launch this year is the highly anticipated Honda Civic Type R. The sixth generation model of the cult hot hatch will again be based on the Civic hatch – currently in its eleventh generation. The outgoing Civic Type R is already the …

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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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