Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition sets new lap record at Suzuka

The lighter and more track-focused Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition, just broke the FWD record at Suzuka Circuit with a 2' 23 " 993 lap time. This is approximately a whole 1.5" faster than the previews record (2’25’’454) held by the Renault Megane IV RS Trophy-R since November 2019.The 5.8 km Suzuka Circuit is renowned for its high-speed chicanes and challenging corners, with a distinctive ‘figure eight’ layout that includes a long 1.2 km ...

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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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