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The Honda Civic Type R Is Really Just An Engineer’s Plaything

The Honda Civic Type R has been smashing records and utterly dominating the front-wheel-drive category since it made its debut in 2017. It’s such a good performer that that’s mainly what any car enthusiast thinks about when you utter the words “Civic Type R.” And while it’s still a Civic Hatchback underneath all of that …
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Conquering Pikes Peak Is Easy in the Honda Civic Type R

At first thought, driving up Pikes Peak sounds like a scary endeavor. It’s a mountain located to the west of Colorado Springs that’s known for its 14,000-foot elevation and to get to the top, you’ll need to first get through 156 razor-sharp turns over the span of 19 miles. There are steep drop-offs without guard …
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Is the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Fast?

The Honda Civic Type R has been one of the most popular and fabled cars to appear on the market in the past few years. Its reputation preceded its long-awaited arrival and since its inception, the Civic Type R has received rave reviews from consumers and critics alike. With its aggressive presence and potent powertrain, …
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5 Reasons You Should Buy a Honda Civic Type R Over a Subaru WRX

If you’re in the market for a four-door sports sedan, then you have probably looked into buying a Subaru WRX. And why not? The rally-inspired sedan is fast, practical, and affordable, but there are also other high-performance alternatives like the Honda Civic Type R, for example. If you think that might be a weird car …
The three millionth vehicle produced at at the General Motors Lansing Delta Township Assembly Plant, a 2020 Chevrolet Traverse Redline Edition, waits to roll off the assembly line
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Do You Know Where Your Car Was Built?

If Honda and Toyota are Japanese companies, then their cars are built in Japan, right? No, not really. Actually most Honda, Acura, Toyota, Kia, and even BMW cars are built right here in the U.S. while some other cars, like those that wear Ford, GM, and Dodge are actually built in other places on the …
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This Rare Honda Civic Type R Is Worth Almost $90,000

It’s no secret that we are huge Honda fans and will report any and everything that has to do with the Civic Type R, or really any Honda model that’s worthy of attention. For example, we even reported on the 2000 Honda Civic Si that surprisingly sold on Bring a Trailer for a staggering $50,000. …
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Is the 2021 Honda Civic Type R Faster Than a Ferrari F40?

Honda is at it again, conquering the world’s racetracks and claiming bragging rights with the Honda Civic Type R. But this time, they did with the Limited Edition version of the pocket rocket and at their own race track, the Suzuka Circuit. But was its lap time quick enough to beat the Ferrari F40 around …
Blue 2020 Honda Civic Type R driving around a corner
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Is the 2020 Honda Civic Type R Worth the Money?

When the Honda Civic Type R made its American debut back in 2016, there were many enthusiasts that were eager to get their hands on the $36,000 hot hatch. However, there were also many other consumers that were wondering who would ever pay that much for Honda Civic. Four years later, the Civic Type R …
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2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition: Gone in 240 Seconds

The difference between the “rare” and the “ultra-rare” is as different as the Honda Civic Si and Civic Type R; they’re essentially the same thing, but one is just a little more special. And if the Civic Type R is rare, then the Civic Type R Limited Edition is the epitome of ultra-rare as only …
A Honda Motor Co. emblem is seen at the Honda of Hollywood dealership on August 5, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
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Before You Buy a Civic Type R, Consider This Honda Model First

Are you thinking about buying a 2020 Honda Civic Type R to live out your boy-racer dreams and tear up the streets with all of its turbocharged VTEC glory? You might want to consider some alternatives first. That’s not to say that the Civic Type R isn’t a good car, it is, but there are …
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The Easiest Way to Make a Honda Civic Type R Go Faster

The Honda Civic Type R is the fastest front-wheel-drive production car on the market today. And while having over 300 horsepower might be enough for most of us, especially for a street-driven car, it can be upgraded to push even more power. Aftermarket tuning software has already existed for the Civic Type R for the …