Honda Integra Type-R. Andy Blackmore. A new lease of life

The Honda Integra Type-R you see here is now 12 years old. It has raced its way around Asia and competed in the stifling humidity of Malaysia before embarking on a new life in the NGK Racing Series, nee UAE Touring Car Championship. As you can imagine, years of such competitive abuse will take its toll: from 16 races… » 10/23/13 8:43am 10/23/13 8:43am

Honda Civic Mugen Type-RR, A Popular Choice For Pirates

With only 300 examples planned and a Japan only audience, the Honda Civic Mugen Type-RR is a rare bird indeed. Somehow, those crazy Frenchmen over at Nihon Car managed to get their hands on one for a review of the 236 HP little beast. There are things we like and dislike about this car; foremost in the "like" category… » 5/12/08 11:20am 5/12/08 11:20am

Japanese Honda Type R Civic to Hit Dealerships this Week

That's not to be confused with the UK Type R hatchback. The Japanese Type R Civic sedan will go on sale tomorrow across Nihon, that groovy constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago. It's the one we wish they sold here, only with the steering wheel on the starboard side. Specs include a 2.0-liter… » 3/29/07 8:24am 3/29/07 8:24am

Honda Type R Coming to America, Maybe

Hot Honda alert. Winding Road's European editor, Matt Davis was present at a press event recently, when a Honda Japan engineer dropped a choice nugget. Apparently, Honda's launching a Type R model for the US market. As Honda frizzeaks know, Europeans have the UK-built Type R hatch and Japanese have the Type R sedan.… » 2/28/07 11:45am 2/28/07 11:45am

JAS Motorsport Rallyfies the Civic Type R

Privateer rallyists, try not to stare. JAS Motorsport, Honda's sanctioned partner supporting customer racing, has been shaking down its Group-A rally version of the new Honda Civic Type R at the Adria circut in Italy. Early reports from the company indicate it's ready to sell turnkey cars to those prone to speeding… » 12/07/06 3:04pm 12/07/06 3:04pm

Honda Civic Type R Sedan Prototype to Be Official Car of F1 Suzuka

Honda's got a new, high-revving "Red H" prototype with which to tweak Japanese car audiophiles — and it's serving as the red-flag car (read: pace car) for the Japan Grand Prix at Suzuka next weekend. The proto Honda Civic Type R sedan, which is powered by the same 197-hp, 2.0-liter DOHC i-VTEC (K20A) as the coupe… » 10/04/06 9:28am 10/04/06 9:28am