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Honda Civic Type R Concept - 2014 Geneva Motor Show live photos

Honda Fans Start Civic Type R Petition For U.S. Sales, But Don't Get Your Hopes Up

The last bona-fide Type R model sold by Honda in the U.S. was the sprightly Integra Type R, sold under the Acura brand in the late 1990s. Many Type Rs have come and gone since then, but none of them have been sold in the U.S. With details of Honda's latest Civic Type R emerging, some U.S. Honda... read more

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Honda Civic Type R prototype, Honda Proving Ground, Tochigi, Japan, Nov 2013

Honda Civic Type R 2.0-Liter VTEC Turbo Prototype: Driven

We only had two laps on the high-speed oval at Honda's main R&D center in Japan. We didn't get performance figures for the prototype Honda Civic Type R fitted with the... read more November 18, 2013 by 

2015 Honda Civic Type R

2015 Honda Civic Type R Details Start To Emerge: Video

There are plenty of cars that we can enjoy here in the United States. Of course, there is a long list of vehicles that remain forbidden fruit for those who love automobiles... read more September 10, 2013 by 

2015 Honda Civic Type R spy shots

2015 Honda Civic Type R Spy Shots And Teaser Video

While in the U.S. the hottest Honda Civic on offer is the very capable--albeit somewhat dull--Civic Si, over in Europe they have the Civic Type R, a high-revving hot hatch... read more August 19, 2013 by 

2013 Honda Civic sedan range live photos, 2012 L.A. Auto Show

2013 Honda Civic Preview

Automotive critics, it seems, are a hard bunch to please. We look at things in a different light than most consumers, paying careful attention to details like the material... read more November 30, 2012 by 

2013 Honda Civic

2013 Honda Civic Revealed Ahead Of Los Angeles Debut

When Honda launched its ninth-generation Civic in the U.S. market in 2011, the car was almost universally panned by the media, which collectively found it to be a giant step... read more November 12, 2012 by 

2013 Honda Civic facelift spy shots

2013 Honda Civic Spy Shots

You may be wondering why Honda is out testing a facelifted version of its Civic, when the car was all-new just a year ago. Well, the main reason is the drab reviews the car... read more November 6, 2012 by 

Hoon driver in Japan crashes head-on with truck

Hoon Driver Crashes Head-On With Truck, Then Flees: Video

Perhaps after watching Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift one too many times, the driver of a fourth-generation Honda Civic sedan in Japan recently decided to take to the... read more July 17, 2012 by 

2012 Honda Civic Si with HFP package

Honda Civic Si Body-In-White On Sale For $3,500

When it comes to new cars, $3,500 won’t buy you much. It can, however, get you a brand new Honda Civic Si body-in-white just begging to be built up into a custom racer... read more April 12, 2012 by 

The Honda Civic Type R Mugen 2.2.  Image: Mugen Euro

Honda Civic Type R By Mugen: Forbidden Fruit

In 2010, Honda tuner Mugen built a limited run of the Honda Civic Type R just for customers in the United Kingdom. Only 20 copies of the 237-horsepower hot hatchback were... read more September 8, 2011 by 

Dennis Singletary

Star Of Honda Ad Gets Lousy Deal From A Honda Dealer

We tend to think that company spokespeople get a better deal in showrooms than the rest of us. For example, GM gave Tiger Woods a free ride -- many of them, in fact -- when... read more May 9, 2011 by 

2012 Honda Civic

2012 Honda Civic Preview

Fresh from its "preview" in "concept" form at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2012 Honda Civic is here, and it looks pretty good. It also offers the all-important 40 mpg in two... read more February 17, 2011 by 

Colbie Caillat at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

2011 Detroit Auto Show Celebrity Sightings (And What They Mean For You!)

Pundits say that the economy is on the mend and that customers want to spend. (Sadly, they don't often say it in rhyme.) But while the recession may be behind us, there's... read more January 11, 2011 by 

Night falls at the 2010 Chumpcar Texas Motor Speedway event.

2010 Chumpcar Texas Motor Speedway: 8 Hours In

Endurance racing really does require endurance, both from the cars and their drivers. Night has fallen on Texas Motor Speedway, and we're only a little over one-third of the... read more June 19, 2010 by 

2010 Chumpcar Nashville 9, Part Deux

2010 Chumpcar Nashville 9, Part Deux

An hour before the checkered flag, we had the lead by four laps. Our final driver was in the car, fueled and back on course, running what would prove to be some of the... read more May 17, 2010 by 


Motor Authority Heads To Nashville Superspeedway For Chumpcar

We weren't all born with a silver dipstick in our engine bays, and that's just fine. But what's a regular Joe to do when he's been bitten by the racing bug? Even the most... read more April 30, 2010 by 


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