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Your Daily US Honda Civic Type R Rumor

Your Daily US Honda Civic Type R Rumor

Because Honda has made us wait so long for the European-spec production model of the Civic Type R hot hatch, we’ve had plenty of time to speculate on whether or not an American version will ever materialize. In December, there were serious rumors that a US Honda Civic Type R model was in the works, […]

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Honda Civic Type R Production Model to Debut in Geneva

Honda Civic Type R Production Model to Debut in Geneva

Performance enthusiasts have been waiting a long time for the Honda Civic Type R to become a reality. We’ve seen our fair share of concepts, promotional videos, and spy shots of the Type R, but one thing we still haven’t seen is the actual Honda Civic Type R production version that will be sold in […]

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Honda Civic Type R in Ohio Spotted Again [PHOTOS]

Honda Civic Type R in Ohio Spotted Again [PHOTOS]

Sometimes, it feels a little tough being based in Ohio, the state that The News Wheel calls home. It’s been 25 years since any of our five major league sports franchises have won a championship, our past glories are used to mock us, and we’ve been unfairly saddled with more Clevelands per capita than any […]

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(At Least One) Honda Civic Type R Comes to America!

(At Least One) Honda Civic Type R Comes to America!

1/22/15 UPDATE: More photos of the Civic Type R in Ohio! Last month, we reported on a very exciting rumor that the Honda Civic Type R was coming here to the US, and then we threw cold water all over that rumor the next day with a less than enthusiastic response from the Japanese automaker. […]

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US Honda Civic Type R Rumors Elicit Response from Automaker

US Honda Civic Type R Rumors Elicit Response from Automaker

Yesterday, we got our (and probably your) hopes up by spreading the rumor that a Honda Civic Type R is coming to America. But like a child who watches the evening weather forecast and then goes to bed confident that he will enjoy a snow day the next morning, and then wakes up to the […]

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Rumor: Honda Civic Type R is Coming to America

Rumor: Honda Civic Type R is Coming to America

The 2015 Civic Type R has been making mouths water ever since Honda promised that the new high-performance model would be the “most extreme Type R yet” once it hits European showrooms next year. Sadly, American auto enthusiasts have only been able to enjoy the Civic Type R from afar as a foreign film star […]

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That Honda Civic Type R From “The Other Side” Wasn’t Real [VIDEO]

That Honda Civic Type R From “The Other Side” Wasn’t Real [VIDEO]

Remember when we showed you that brilliant promotional video for the Honda Civic Type R, “The Other Side”? The one that showed a middle-aged dad driving his kids home from school in a Honda Civic, but when you pressed the “R” button on your computer, would switch to a pulse-pounding film in which the same […]

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Honda Civic Type R Video “The Other Side” Is Legitimately Brilliant

Honda Civic Type R Video “The Other Side” Is Legitimately Brilliant

The term “genius” is overused these days, but the new Honda Civic Type R video actually earns that distinction. The promotional film, entitled “The Other Side,” is actually two perfectly complementary videos in one: the first about a mild-mannered dad who picks his kids up from school in his Honda Civic, and the second about […]

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2015 Honda Civic Type R Will Be “Most Extreme” R Ever Made

2015 Honda Civic Type R Will Be “Most Extreme” R Ever Made

While its production version still hasn’t been revealed, another new 2015 Honda Civic Type R concept model will be unveiled very soon at the 2014 Paris Auto Show, which kicks off in just a couple of days. Ahead of its big debut, Honda has released some new photos and details of the speedy hatchback, which […]

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‘Disruption’ Ad for the Civic Type R is a Weird Hodgepodge

‘Disruption’ Ad for the Civic Type R is a Weird Hodgepodge

Honda is trying to invigorate excitement about the Civic Type R after debuting it at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and with just about a year to go before it hits the market. Their best method for doing so? Apparently, a bizarre advertisement called ‘Disruption’ that seems to draw its influences from everywhere from Blade […]

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Honda Civic Type R and NSX Concepts to Appear at FoS

Honda Civic Type R and NSX Concepts to Appear at FoS

Got plans to be at the Goodwood Festival of Speed this year? Then you will have another opportunity to lay hands on two of Honda’s must stunning achievements in performance: the Honda Civic Type R and NSX concepts. Granted, neither the Honda Civic Type R concept nor the NSX concept will participate in the iconic […]

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Honda Civic Type R Concept Bows at Geneva

Honda Civic Type R Concept Bows at Geneva

Last week, Honda unveiled the Honda Civic Type R Concept at the Geneva Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland. The concept previews the future exterior design styling for the Type R that will bow in Europe next year. Honda is promoting the Honda Civic Type R Concept as a “racing car for the road,” instead of […]

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2017 Honda Civic Tour Bringing OneRepublic, Food Pop Ups, and Custom Type R to a City Near You

2017 Honda Civic Tour Bringing OneRepublic, Food Pop Ups, and Custom Type R to a City Near You

The Honda Civic Tour is back for the summer, with this year’s Honda-sponsored concert tour being headlined by the multi-platinum band OneRepublic. Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur will also appear as supporting acts on the North American tour, which is now in its sixteenth year. All new for this year’s Honda Civic Tour […]

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New Honda Commercial “Racing at Heart” Connects Motorsports Portfolio to Ridgeline, Civic Si, and Type R

New Honda Commercial “Racing at Heart” Connects Motorsports Portfolio to Ridgeline, Civic Si, and Type R

Honda is playing up the connection between its motorsports program and its own production vehicles in a new commercial titled “Racing at Heart.” The ad features the 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup truck and Civic Si compact car, both on sale now, as well as the upcoming Civic Type R hot hatch, which goes on sale […]

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Honda Unveils Civic Si Prototype, Most Powerful Si to Date

Honda Unveils Civic Si Prototype, Most Powerful Si to Date

For many, the Honda Civic is a practical vehicle for getting responsible-minded drivers around their communities. Affordable and recognizable with low-cost repairs due to ubiquity, it’s an average car in the best sort of way. But for those who want Honda coupes and sedans to be extreme, the 2017 Si takes the Civic to its […]

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2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Launching in Fall, Type R Coming Next Year

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Launching in Fall, Type R Coming Next Year

The tenth-generation Honda Civic lineup will continue to expand this fall, as the 2017 Civic Hatchback launches in North America, joining the sedan and coupe variants that hit the market earlier this year. The five-door hatch will be equipped with a 1.5-liter turbocharged engine and will be available LX, Sport, EX, EX-L, and Sport Touring […]

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Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Shows its Curves in New York [PHOTOS]

Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Shows its Curves in New York [PHOTOS]

While rival brand Nissan used the stage at the New York Auto Show to show off its newest GT-R performance car, Honda used the opportunity to introduce its Civic Hatchback Prototype to the North American market. The hatchback is the third variant of the tenth-generation Civic to make its debut following both the sedan and […]

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2016 Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Coming to New York Auto Show

2016 Honda Civic Hatchback Prototype Coming to New York Auto Show

The new 2016 Honda Civic hatchback prototype had its official world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show, but of course not everyone was on-hand for the big reveal, because not all of us booked our plane tickets to Switzerland in time. Fortunately, ugly Americans such as myself will have the opportunity to see the new […]