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Rumor Mill: Honda Civic Type R to Get Even Wilder

The Honda Civic Type R isn’t exactly subtle. Its boy-racer styling and big wing announce its presence and mission with authority. It’s as if Honda is saying, “Hey, you want subtlety in a hi-po Civic? Get a Si.” Note: The Si is easily identifiable because of a spoiler of its own, albeit one that’s far […] The post Rumor Mill: Honda Civic Type R to Get Even Wilder appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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You Can Buy A £12,000 Carbon Mugen Bonnet For The FK8 Honda Civic Type R

Some wild new Mugen parts are now available for the current Civic Type R, but they aren't cheap...
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2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition: A Friskier Front-driver

With the refresh bestowed upon the wild Honda Civic Type R for 2020 comes a unique variant few Americans will get their hands on. However, unlike European buyers, those 600 lucky customers will at least get a radio and air conditioning. The Type R Limited Edition takes what’s already a potent, attention-grabbing machine and dials […] The post 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition: A Friskier Front-driver appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Stay Wild: Refreshed 2020 Honda Civic Type R Doesn’t Spoil the Recipe

While the braintrust here at TTAC tend to gravitate towards the Honda Civic’s mid-range Si model and its happy-medium combo of performance and restrained styling, some folks want it all. And nothing represents front-wheel drive excess quite like the Civic Type R. For 2020, the wildest member of the Civic clan undergoes a makeover, staying […] The post Stay Wild: Refreshed 2020 Honda Civic Type R Doesn’t Spoil the Recipe appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Dan Cammish leads BTCC practice in Honda 1-2 at Thruxton

Dan Cammish topped the British Touring Car Championship free practice times at Thruxton to head up a Honda Civic Type R 1-2 ahead of Rory Butche
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It’s Looking Like the Next Honda Civic Type R Won’t Be Gas-only

Honda’s hottest front-driver, the Civic Type R, may be homeless once the company’s Swindon, UK assembly plant closes in 2022, but its future will not end there. Based on comments made at the Geneva Motor Show, it seems the next-generation model will likely tone down its appearance while accepting a helping hand from electrification. The […] The post It’s Looking Like the Next Honda Civic Type R Won’t Be Gas-only appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Honda, Hybrids, Geneva Motor Show, Electrification, Honda Civic, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning, Honda Civic Type R, Civic Type R, Swindon UK assembly


Report: Honda Set to Shutter UK Plant, Home of the Civic Type R

Honda builds Civics in a number of locales, but Americans know of Honda’s Swindon, UK assembly plant mainly because of the Civic Type R. After years spent shunning the North American market, the automaker finally sent ships loaded with hi-po front-drivers across the Atlantic for the 2017 model year. Swindon handles production of all Civic […] The post Report: Honda Set to Shutter UK Plant, Home of the Civic Type R appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2018 Honda Civic Type R Review – It’s Still All That

My first press trip as the M.E. at this august website had me driving the Honda Civic Type R on a track outside Seattle. And on road, as well. I pronounced it worthy of the hype. So naturally, I had to see how it handled the daily grind. There’d be no track driving – I […] The post 2018 Honda Civic Type R Review – It’s Still All That appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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We drove a $36,000 Honda Civic Type R to see if the most powerful Honda ever sold in the US lives up to the hype. Here's the verdict.

The Honda Civic Type R is the fastest and most powerful car the company has ever sold in the US.  The Civic Type R debuted in the US market in 2017. Sky high demand saw some dealers mark up the British-built car by as much as $10,000. The Honda Civic Type R is powered by a 306 horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with VTEC.  The 2018 Honda Civic Type R starts at $34,700 with an $895 destination fee pushing the as test price to $35,595. We were impressed by the Type R's power...
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We drove a $36,000 Honda Civic Type R to see if the fastest and most powerful Honda ever sold in the US lives up to the hype. Here's the verdict

The Honda Civic Type R is the fastest and most powerful car the company has ever sold in the US.  The Civic Type R debuted in the US market in 2017. Sky high demand saw some dealers mark up the British-built car by as much as $10,000. The Honda Civic Type R is powered by a 306 horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with VTEC.  The 2018 Honda Civic Type R starts at $34,700 with an $895 destination fee pushing the as test price to $35,595. We were impressed by the Type R's power...
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This Rental Company in Japan Will Let You Drive Your JDM Dream Cars

As fun as it is doing these driving road adventures in Japan in fancy sports cars, I realize not everyone who’ll be visiting Japan will be able to drive an Aston Martin or a on the best roads this country has to offer. In fact, most of the roads I’ve been on don’t need a million horsepower or doors that go up…Read more...
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Honda Civic Type R Sets New Record at Spa-Francorchamps

The Honda Civic Type R has been breaking lap records left and right. This time, the hot hatch clocked a time of 2 minutes, 53.72 seconds at the Spa-Francorchamps circuit in Belgium, a new record for a production car with front-wheel drive. The new time chips away at the record set by the previous generation Type R. Back in 2016, the old Type R completed the course in 2 minutes, 56.91 seconds. The Spa-Francorchamps circuit is a long track measuring around 4.35 miles. Along with very fast straight...
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Honda engineers build a Civic Type R pickup truck, just for fun

The Honda Civic Type R is far from the most obvious base for a pickup truck, but engineers at Honda's Swindon factory in the U.K. built a Type R truck anyway. Dubbed "Project P," it's a Type R with more room for mulch. The post Honda engineers build a Civic Type R pickup truck, just for fun appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Honda Civic Type R pick-up!

Well, they couldn't possibly make it look worse...
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Honda’s Hottest Civic Sees a Second Price Bump

It’s a smokin’ deal compared to the first Honda Civic Type R to land on American shores. That vehicle, which carried a VIN ending in “1” without any numbers in front of it, went on the auction block at Bring-a-Trailer last June. A lucky(?) buyer took the Civic hatch home for $200,000. Certain dealers marked […] The post Honda’s Hottest Civic Sees a Second Price Bump appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Autos, Honda, Pricing, Honda Civic, Hot Hatches, News Blog, Product Planning, Honda Civic Type R


Best car of 2017

With a year packed full of amazing and interesting cars, choosing one for our product of the year selection wasn't easy. We managed it, though! Find out which one earned the top spot and see our noteworthy runners up. The post Best car of 2017 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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Honda Civic Type R sees small price hike for 2018 model year

For 2018, Honda will not implement any changes to its banner hot hatchback, the Civic Type R, but will raise the price slightly higher than what it was in 2017 model year. Following the abbreviated model year, the 2018 Civic Type R will arrive with a small $215 price bump to bring the MSRP from $34,775 to $34,990. Both figures include destination... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
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You can now buy the Honda Civic Type R turbocharged four as a crate motor

Revealed at the 2017 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show this year in Las Vegas, Honda revealed that the newest Civic Type R turbocharged four-cylinder can now be bought separately as a crate motor. The post You can now buy the Honda Civic Type R turbocharged four as a crate motor appeared first on Digital Trends.
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It’s Crate Engine Day, Apparently – This Time, It’s the Honda Civic Type R Mill

Between Mopar’s 707-horsepower Hellcat engine and Honda’s 306-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter from the Civic Type R, the crate engine gods have smiled on both axles today. Like Mopar, Honda took advantage of this week’s SEMA show in Las Vegas to announce the availability of the front-drive monster’s engine in standalone form. No doubt this news immediately […] The post It’s Crate Engine Day, Apparently – This Time, It’s the Honda Civic Type R Mill appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Honda Appears Ready to Launch a Cheaper, Entry-Level 2018 Civic Type R

American Honda launched the 2017 Honda Civic Type R in a single, fully equipped variant. Although you don’t see it in emblem form on the back of the car, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is sold exclusively in Touring trim. The model code, evidenced by NHTSA certification papers filed by American Honda and located by […] The post Honda Appears Ready to Launch a Cheaper, Entry-Level 2018 Civic Type R appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Honda’s Miimo Type R smart mower celebrates 25 years of Big Red performance

Honda unveiled a Miimo Type R smart mower concept to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Type R brand as well as the birth of the CBR1000RR, also known as the Fireblade. The 1992 NSX Type R was the first vehicle to use the Type R moniker. The post Honda’s Miimo Type R smart mower celebrates 25 years of Big Red performance appeared first on Digital Trends.
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The Miimo Type R smart lawnmower takes after the hottest version of the Civic

Honda unveiled a Miimo Type R smart mower concept to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Type R brand as well as the birth of the CBR1000RR, also known as the Fireblade. The 1992 NSX Type R was the first vehicle to use the Type R moniker. The post The Miimo Type R smart lawnmower takes after the hottest version of the Civic appeared first on Digital Trends.
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2017 Honda Civic Type R Against the World – The Story of How Honda’s Fiery Hatch Took on All Comers at the Track and Won

If you haven’t been within shouting distance of me in the last 12 months, or if you don’t live somewhere that has the internet, you might not be aware that I was the winner of the Unlimited class in the Sports Car Club of America’s inaugural Targa Southland event last year. Targa, along with Track Night in […] The post 2017 Honda Civic Type R Against the World – The Story of How Honda’s Fiery Hatch Took on All Comers at the Track and Won appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Why Did Honda De-tune the Civic Type R’s 2.0T for 2018 Honda Accord Duty?

Launched in mid-June 2017, the 2017 Honda Civic Type R is the first Honda-brand Type R product ever sold in the United States. And after generations of Honda enthusiasts tolerated relatively unimpressive horsepower totals from high-revving four-cylinder engines, Honda didn’t mess around with the latest, turbocharged Civic Type R. 306 horsepower at 6,500 rpm.  295 lb-ft […] The post Why Did Honda De-tune the Civic Type R’s 2.0T for 2018 Honda Accord Duty? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2018 Honda Civic Type R TCR racer revealed

The first version of the new Honda Civic Type R designed for motorsport has been revealed. The Type R race car has been developed by Italy’s JAS Motorsport for the 2018 season of the burgeoning Touringcar Racer International Series, an FIA-sanctioned series with low costs to entry. The series was launched in 2015 and keeps costs low by... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
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Spinning Your Wheels: Here’s Why Dyno Results Are Incomplete and Useless

The release of the Civic Type R has created a lot of buzz. The recent media launch generated plenty of opinions as to its performance, including some reviewers who believe Honda has underrated the CTR in the same manner it has done with the Accord V6 in the past. Their speculation seemed to be proven […] The post Spinning Your Wheels: Here’s Why Dyno Results Are Incomplete and Useless appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2017 Honda Civic Type R power figures may be underrated

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R arrives in the United States for the first time with some serious performance credentials. Honda engineers were able to extract a whopping 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque from the standard 2.0-liter turbocharged inline-4. Honda has always been pretty good at getting big numbers from small displacement... [Author: [email protected] (Sean Szymkowski)]
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Honda Plans to Make the Civic Type R Wilder… and Milder

You’re not likely to find another car sporting over 300 horsepower and a price below $35,000 with the same kind of visual impact as the Honda Civic Type R. Call it over the top, call it arresting, or call it exactly what you’ve been waiting for. Honda designers and engineers know what buyers they want […] The post Honda Plans to Make the Civic Type R Wilder… and Milder appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Honda looks at adding power, all-wheel drive to Civic Type R

Honda's Civic Type R has finally landed in the United States, but the automaker is already hinting at adding new variants. Honda wants the additional variants to keep interest in the Civic Type R, its halo in the U.S., alive after the initial buzz has worn off. It’s a formula that’s worked well for cars like the Chevrolet Corvette and... [Author: [email protected] (Viknesh Vijayenthiran)]
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2017 Honda Civic Type R Review: Driving the Most Powerful U.S. Honda Ever

Someone with more road racing experience than I have once told me, “If you can’t see the road, use the tree line to see where it goes.” For a few minutes there, the remote Canadian highway felt like the Canückburgring, and we were driving it as if it were. It was a symphony of dips, crests, blind corners, and on- and off-camber corners, some with uneven pavement, and the 2017 Honda Civic Type R was absolutely annihilating it. The speed and unflappable control of this production car was an absolu...
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