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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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2018 Honda Civic Type R: Technical Overview

The all-new Honda Civic Type R is one of the most eagerly anticipated new models to arrive this year. Combining every day useability and track-honed dynamism, the fifth-generation Civic Type R continues the Type R legacy as an exciting, front-wheel drive high-performance hatch that is the ultimate expression of the genre. …

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First shipment of Honda Civic Type R arrives Down Under

After more than six years since it was last offered for sale on a Honda model locally, the famous red ‘H’ badge has made its long-awaited return to Australia, with the first shipment of the all-new Civic Type R arriving into Melbourne over the weekend. The first car to drive off …

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Watch the Honda Civic Type R breaks the Nürburgring lap record [video]

We all know that the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is officially the world’s fastest production front-wheel drive car around the infamous Nürburgring test track. The hot hatch lapped the famed German circuit in a record 7 minutes and 43.8 seconds, an improvement of nearly 7 seconds compared to the previous-generation Civic Type R, and over 3 …

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