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 Kurt Verlin

Toyota GR Yaris Takes On Civic Type R in Drag Race

Toyota GR Yaris Takes On Civic Type R in Drag Race

The Civic Type R’s bigger engine should be enough to put the Toyota in its place, but the small hatch has two crucial advantages

 Kurt Verlin

2021 Honda Civic Type R Sets Suzuka Track Record

2021 Honda Civic Type R Sets Suzuka Track Record

The Suzuka Circuit in Japan ranks among the most iconic race tracks in the world, and is regularly rated by drivers as one of the most fun to lap. And now, it has a new front-wheel-drive track record, set by none other than the new 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition. The car set […]

 Kurt Verlin

Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition Sold Out in 4 Minutes

Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition Sold Out in 4 Minutes

When the 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition went up on Honda Canada’s website as being available to order, all 100 units allocated to that region were snapped up in a measly four minutes — before any of the buyers even knew what the car would cost. The same thing happened in the United […]

 Kurt Verlin

Honda LogR App Helps Civic Type R Drivers Improve

Honda LogR App Helps Civic Type R Drivers Improve

The updated 2020 Honda Civic Type R launched with an all-new datalogging app dubbed LogR designed to help drivers improve their skills at the track or other closed courses. High-cost performance vehicles have long offered datalogging apps for such purposes, but these have rarely trickled down to more budget-friendly hot hatches such as the Civic […]

 Kurt Verlin

New Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition is Getting Serious

New Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition is Getting Serious

The Honda Civic Type R has widely been praised as one of the best performance cars you can buy today, regardless of the size of your purse. This week, Honda revealed it made the car even better. The 2020 Civic Type R not only comes with a facelift but also with a new, lightweight, track-focused […]

 Kurt Verlin

New Honda Civic Type R Gets Chassis Enhancements and is Blue

New Honda Civic Type R Gets Chassis Enhancements and is Blue

The new Honda Civic Type R was unveiled earlier this month at the Tokyo Auto Salon, bringing with it a host of changes and improvements that not only make the car faster but also make it more enjoyable and convenient to drive even when you’re not beating Nürburgring records. Oftentimes, the main limitation of taking […]

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Someone Made Civic Type R Off-Roader, And You Can Buy One

Someone Made Civic Type R Off-Roader, And You Can Buy One

There’s nothing new about car mods, but cars that have no business being anywhere near dirt that get converted into off-roading machines hold a special place in our hearts. This time, we’re talking about the Honda Civic Type R. Honda’s UK branch today revealed two very radical Type Rs, one created by Team Dynamics Motorsport […]

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Honda Civic Type R Finishes 1-2 in Daytona Debut

Honda Civic Type R Finishes 1-2 in Daytona Debut

While all eyes were on the 24 Hours of Daytona, Honda sneaked in an impressive 1-2 finish in the IMSA Michelin Pilot Challenge series, which took place on the Friday before the main event. The series marked the Honda Civic Type R TCR’s North American racing debut, which Honda partner JAS Motorsport developed in Italy […]

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Facelifted Honda Civic Type R Already Having a Go at the Nürburgring

Facelifted Honda Civic Type R Already Having a Go at the Nürburgring

Honda is already working on a refreshed version of the Civic Type R — you know, the hot hatchback that was launched in the United States not two years ago? — and it’s already been spotted doing hot laps around the Nürburgring, because when your main appeal is being the fastest hatchback around, well, hitting […]

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New Honda Civic Type R Spied Testing With Smaller Rear Wing

New Honda Civic Type R Spied Testing With Smaller Rear Wing

The Honda Civic Type R is inarguably one of the hottest hot hatches you can buy today, but even those who love the way it sings and dances don’t always quite like the way it’s dressed. If you’re among the people who feel put off by its extreme boy racer looks, you may like the […]

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Honda Civic Type R Sets World Record at Spa-Francorchamps

Honda Civic Type R Sets World Record at Spa-Francorchamps

Just over a month ago, Honda announced its intent to break the front-wheel-drive (FWD) production record at several of the greatest European circuits with the Civic Type R. It already set the Nürburgring Nordschleife record in 2017 and started the 2018 run with France’s former F1 circuit in Magny-Cours. Now it has set a new […]

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Honda Goes Mad and Makes Civic Type R Pickup Truck

Honda Goes Mad and Makes Civic Type R Pickup Truck

Between the sedan, coupe, hatchback, Si, and Type R, the Honda Civic already has enough variants to satisfy most customers. But now Honda has gone one step further and done the unthinkable by converting the Civic Type R hot hatch into a pickup truck. Displayed at the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) annual […]

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Honda Civic Type R Set for Record Run around European Circuits

Honda Civic Type R Set for Record Run around European Circuits

The Formula One season is returning to France this year, but Honda has already beaten its F1 team by sending the Civic Type R to the Magny-Cours Grand Prix circuit, where the hot hatch set a new lap record for front-wheel-drive production cars. With road legal tires and World Touring Car Cup driver Esteban Guerrieri […]

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Honda Returns to Pirelli World Challenge with Civic Type R

Honda Returns to Pirelli World Challenge with Civic Type R

The Honda Civic Type R is often lauded as one of the hottest hatches you can buy, and the company is keen to put their performance to the test. This weekend, the Touring Car divisions (TCR) of the 2018 Pirelli World Challenge series will begin at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, and […]

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Honda Accord and Civic Type R Voted as ‘2018 Automobile All-Stars’

Honda Accord and Civic Type R Voted as ‘2018 Automobile All-Stars’

The Honda Accord and Civic Type R were selected by the editors at Automobile magazine as “2018 Automobile All-Stars,” making Honda the only automaker to receive more than a single honor in the annual awards. Because Automobile makes no distinctions between class and price, the two Honda vehicles seem almost out of place in the […]

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Honda Civic Type R is Digital Trends’ ‘Best Car of 2017’

Honda Civic Type R is Digital Trends’ ‘Best Car of 2017’

Please, industry journalists, give it a rest. We get it—Honda makes nice cars. But this is getting silly. In less than a month, we’ve already written about Honda earning awards from major publications—including  Consumer Guide Automotive, Kelley Blue Book, U.S. News & World Report, Motor Trend, and more—on seven occasions, and we’re fairly certain we […]

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Honda Civic Type R and Accord Earn ‘Best Car to Buy’ Awards

Honda Civic Type R and Accord Earn ‘Best Car to Buy’ Awards

The 2018 Honda Civic Type R and 2018 Honda Accord have each earned a “Best Car to Buy” award this week from two separate publications—Motor Authority and The Car Connection, respectively. The Civic Type R, which just went on sale in the United States last week and whose engine also became available to customers at […]

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2018 Honda Civic Type R Finally Goes on Sale in America

2018 Honda Civic Type R Finally Goes on Sale in America

The 2018 Honda Civic Type R may be the most anticipated new car in the Honda lineup—and it just went on sale at the start of this month. After the 2017 model was launched in June on a limited production basis, the 2018 model marks the first Civic Type R ever sold in America following […]

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