It’s hard not to love nervous, spritely, wheel-hopping hot hatches. And few are more nervous, spritely or wheel-hoppy as a 2000s Honda Civic Type R. Sadly, for one CTR owner on the ‘Ring, things got a bit too hot.
Whether or not you put any stock into Nürburgring lap time bragging rights, a record-setting time of 7:43.8 by the all-new 2018 Honda Civic Type R means seriously impressive performance. And unlike the previous title holder, Americans will be able to actually purchase this ‘Ring champ at their local dealership.
After years of waiting and hoping, we are finally getting the Civic Type R in America. Not only will this be the angriest looking Honda you can buy, but the meanest sounding one as well.
Brace yourselves, the Honda Civic Type R is coming. The once forbidden fruit will brave its way across the ocean so that we in the Land of the Free may finally enjoy the ultimate Honda hoon-machine. With an estimated price around $35,000, it won’t be too bad when the payments kick in, yo—if you can find one.
“It looks like something a teenager drew in a notepad” seemed to be the consensus from the commentariat about the 2018 Honda Civic Type R today. Yes, yes it does. And you know what? Good. Good.
How many American enthusiasts grew up dreaming of the Honda Civic Type R? Picking it in Gran Turismo, reading about it in car magazines, trying to tune their own Civics into something that approximated its legend. In just a few short months it will be forbidden no more. Meet the 2018 Honda Civic Type R in production…
The most hotly anticipated Japanese hot-hatch, the new Honda Civic Type R, is the car that we all hope will be the answer to our enthusiast prayers. A huge wing. Awesome, puffed up Japanese looks. Coming to America! And now we’re hearing that it will also get a CVT option. Wait, what? What? (Update: It seems we jumped…
Having owned three different generations of the Honda Civic Si, two S2000s, and one Integra Type-R, you could say I have some passion for Honda’s cars. Like everyone with a pulse and a passion for cars, I was bummed Honda didn’t ship the Civic Type-R stateside, and always wanted to drive one. Each Gran Turismo version…
Seeing prototypes hitting the streets here only means we’re one step closer to finally getting the 2017 Honda Civic Type R stateside.
I just got back from a trip to Germany, where I had the pleasure of hooning the crap out of a European-spec Honda Civic Type R, the ultimate forbidden fruit among America’s Honda fans. It was amazing, and I don’t think I’ll ever be the same.
With scoops and flares all over the damn place, the new Honda Civic Type R is a sight to behold. Especially when it’s moving.
Many of us are quite excited about the new Honda Civic Type R: the latest incarnation of the unhinged, raw id of the Civic. There have been Civic Type Rs for 20 years now, and watching how they’ve developed gives a pretty remarkable look at how car designed has evolved. I’m not exactly sure where it’s going, but it’s…
I’m at the Paris Motor show, so I’ve spent the past hour simply sitting next to the Honda Civic Type R and drooling. I also took a break from my salivary activities to take a couple pictures. Check them out.
Dear America: when was the last time we actually woke up to good news? I think for me it was sometime last year, when Martin Shkreli got arrested. At last we finally have something good to wake up to and look forward to in the future: this is what the next Honda Civic Type R will look like. And holy crap, it is…
The Olympics are over, and if you’ve ever wondered what the games would be like if each country was represented by the cars it manufactures, then here you go. Just don’t count on America’s cars taking home as many medals as the real American Olympians.
The Geneva Motor Show is still a few days away, but it looks as if we’ve gotten an early peek at the Honda Civic Hatchback concept slated to debut there. While the 2017 production version that the concept teases likely won’t be as sporty or elaborate, this car looks ready to tear up some asphalt.