Honda will return to the Nürburgring with the Civic Type R Limited Edition

As we all suspected after the launch of the lighter and more track-focused Civic Type R Limited Edition, Honda is planning to return to the Nürburgring Nordschleife for a timed lap!Ko Yamamoto, Honda's technical consultant, told CNET: "We will return to the Nürburgring and we will do a timed lap, but not with the purpose to break the record". As he said, their goal is to "verify and confirm the improvement level of ...

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Honda expands the Civic Type R range with the addition of Limited Edition and Sport line variants

After unveiling the refreshed Civic Type R GT for 2020, Honda is expanding its hot hatch line-up with the addition of two new variants - the track-focused Limited Edition and the more discreet Sport Line. Both versions retain the redesigned bumpers, new grille and full-LED headlights of the facelifted Civic Type R GT, together with the mechanical updates.Starting with the Civic Type R Limited Edition, Honda describes it as "the purest expression ...

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Honda refreshes the Civic Type R (FK8)

Honda unveiled the refreshed Civic Type R MK5 (FK8) at the 2020 Tokyo Auto show, with small exterior tweaks, new safety kit and several upgrades in suspension, engine cooling and brakes.Visually, Honda gave the car a slightly larger front grille and new body-coloured blades in the front bumper intakes and at the rear bumper. There is also a new exterior colour - Boost Blue - exclusively available for the Type R.Inside there ...

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Honda unveils the Civic Type R TC racecar

Honda unveiled a new racecar based on their flagship hot hatch - the Civic Type R (FK8). The Honda Civic Type R TC was engineered by Honda Performance Development for SRO TC Americas and amateur Touring Car competition, joining the Civic Si TCA and Type R TCR in Honda's customer racing portfolio.The car is not street-legal and can only be used inside the racetrack. Honda Performance Development (HPD) provides its racing customers with trackside factory ...

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Chris Slater –
Honda Civic Type R EP3 (facelift)

Owner: Chris Slater Car: Honda Civic Type R EP3 (facelift) - previously owned a heavily modified Renault Megane II RS 230 R26 Instagram: @that_turbski_prem City: Staffordshire Country: United KingdomDate: November 6th, 2019After I sold my modified Renault Megane II RS 230 R26 in parts (see below), I moved on to building something that I'd had an itch to do for a while. So along came a premier edition Honda Civic Type R EP3. Luckily, I found one on my doorstep, pretty ...

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Tuned Honda Civic Type R prototypes for rallying and for the track

Honda UK commissioned two engineering teams to build their tuned versions of the Honda Civic Type R (FK8) for the 2019 SMMT Test Day held at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire, UK. The prototypes are not destined for production  however both teams said they would "create one-off versions for discerning customers".  We start with the Droitwich-based Team Dynamics Motorsport which is involved in BTCC racing. For this event they built a road-legal tuned version of ...

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Honda Civic Type R sets new record at Mount Panorama Bathurst

After completing the Type R Challenge 2018 in Europe, Honda Civic Type R (FK8) headed to Australia with Jenson Button behind the wheel, setting a new front wheel drive record at Mount Panorama Bathurst with a lap time of 2 minutes and 35.207 seconds.Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button is no stranger to Mount Panorama Bathurst as in 2011 he set the all time record in his F1 car with 1 minute ...

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