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Honda infuses Civic Type R with racing pedigree

  • Magazine Article
  • 17AUTP11_12
Published November 01, 2017 by SAE International in United States
  • English

The development bogey for the new Honda Civic Type R was clear and simple in its scope if not its execution-beat the Nürburgring lap time of its predecessor.

Mission accomplished. The vehicle shaved 7 sec off that time, dropping it to 7 min. 43.8 sec and setting a new track record for a front-wheel-drive production car in the process.