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New Type R clocks the fastest FWD lap record at the Nurburgring

Briefly after the full debut of the production Civic Type R at the Geneva Auto Show, Honda has just released proof of a mission very much accomplished. 244 more words


Honda unleashes the New Euro Civic Type R

Every incarnation of a Honda Type R has carried a very specific philosophy in mind. Create a vehicle with a focus on fast laptimes at the track, using an affordable chassis in its class, a small engine that screams past 8,000 RPMs, with the appropriately tuned sport suspension, Brembo brakes and Recaro seats, and quite possibly the best manual transmissions at the edge of your fingertips. 689 more words


2016 Honda Civic Type R shows sometimes the grass really is greener [w/video]

The newly unveiled Honda Civic Type R at the Geneva Motor Show seems like a cruel trick being played on North American hot hatch fans. Even if the European model’s oblong shape and massive wing don’t make for the pinnacle of automotive beauty, it’s hard to question the vehicle’s performance capability, especially after the 7:50.63 lap around the Nürburgring Nordschleife. 176 more words


Custom demised: The Whipping Toms

“‘Whipping-Toms’ began at one o’clock. Two, three, or more men, armed with cart-whips, and with a handkerchief tied over one eye, were let loose upon the people to flog anyone within the precincts of the Newark, a bellman giving the signal for the attack. 387 more words


Honda shows off 2015 Euro-market Jazz

The 2015 Honda Jazz is here, wearing much the same look we caught on the Jazz “concept” at the Paris Motor Show last year. No, make that exactly the same look as the “concept,” save for the fog lights on the pictured model. 252 more words


Remembering the glory days of the Honda Civic Si

In addition to watching host John Davis slowly age over his decades on the show, MotorWeek’Retro Review series on YouTube allows us to look back on some of the favorite models of yesteryear to see their evolution toward present day. 200 more words