The Civic Type R wasn’t just tested on the legendary Nürburgring – it bested it with a remarkable lap time of 7 minutes and 43.8 seconds, setting a new record for front-wheel-drive vehicles.
Every new achievement is the starting point for the next. See how this philosophy drives the development of the
Civic Type R.
To Soichiro Honda, racing was the pinnacle of automotive art. Hence the Type R: a badge representing the pursuit of a special breed of car, with racing performance as its starting point.
When you’ve conquered some of the world’s most renowned racetracks with six consecutive Formula One Constructor’s Championships, you begin to search for new challenges. This was the case for Honda’s engineers, and the genesis for