The Honda Civic Type-R has always had something about it – a desire not to follow the crowd. For three generations it plied its trade as a high-revving VTEC nutter, bringing a taste of 8,000rpm to those who couldn’t afford a flat-plane-crank Ferrari V8. Now though, in its fourth iteration, it’s … read more
Honda’s Civic Type R is one of the fastest hot hatches in the world, despite it skipping an all-wheel-drive system and sticking with a good ol’ manual transmission.
The current generation, powered by a 305-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder, made its debut in 2015 and although it isn’t … read more
The crew at CivicX have just stumbled on an image of the 2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine set to be used by the next-generation Honda Civic Type R and Civic Si.
As the 2015 Civic Type R launched less than a year ago, it is scarcely believable that for the past few months, the Japanese automaker … read more
Honda and Mugen have unveiled the five concepts they will be debuting at Tokyo’s Auto Salon in a couple of weeks time.
Certainly the craziest of all the concepts is based around the 2015 Civic Type R. Mugen has designed and developed a range of new aerodynamic elements for the potent hatchback. Such … read more
The new Civic Type R is not only the fastest production hot hatch Honda has ever created but also the first Type R to utilize a turbocharged engine.
While during the development of the car the engine caused heated debate among enthusiasts, the car has been well received since sales and deliveries commenced. … read more
We know the 305-hp Honda Civic Type R is a fast car, but how does it stack up against one of Honda‘s most fearsome two-wheeled racers? To find out, the guys at Auto Express took a Honda Civic Type R and a Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade SP superbike to the track and put them head-to-head. The Honda Civic … read more
Honda’s tenth-generation Civic is finally here, with the Japanese automaker today giving us our first look at the sedan variant due in showrooms later this fall. Arriving as a 2016 model, the new Civic is completely unrelated to the highly criticized model introduced for 2012 as it benefits from a … read more
Despite dealing with a disastrous season after switching from Ferrari to McLaren in the Formula One World Championship, Fernando Alonso appears upbeat—at least on social media—as he can be seen posing next to the new Honda Civic Type R with a huge smile on his face in a recent photo. Alonso posted … read more
When Takahiro Hachigo moved back to Japan in March to be the new CEO of Honda, after the previous CEO Takanobu Ito stepped down amid slowing sales and the ongoing Takata airbag fiasco, he was without a car. Rather than pick up a car straight away, however, Hachigo decided to wait so that he could drive … read more
He may run an enormous auto company, but Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo doesn’t currently own a car. In fact, he told Automotive News that he won’t bother buying a new car until a very special one is ready in Honda’s own stable. “There is a model I want, which will, as I have told you, be launched this … read more