The updated hot hatch has just been launched in our market
Just less than a month after the official arrival of the Toyota GR Yaris, there's already a new hot hatch in town. Sort of.We're talking about the refreshed Honda Civic Type R, folks. Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) has now
Thank God
Surprise, surprise. The next-generation Honda Civic Type R will still come equipped with a manual transmission.The news was shared by Honda USA media relations manager Carl Pulley during a recent livestream by CivicXI.com. In the clip, Pulley reveals during
Which performance car will reign supreme?
One Toyota GR Yaris, one GR Supra, one Honda Civic Type R, and one empty stretch of asphalt. Well, this should be fun?Top Gear recently had the pleasure of having all three performance cars to themselves on a makeshift drag strip
Over 10,000 units—including 90 Civic Type Rs—are affected
Any Honda customers out there? Honda Cars Philippines (HCPI) has just issued a voluntary recall of over 10,000 units-you might want to check whether your vehicle is affected or not.The recall is to replace fuel pumps of select 2018-
Where would you fit this in?
Back in 2017, Honda announced a limited run of Civic Type R crate engines in the USA, but they were only to be used by Honda Racing Line members and race teams, and only included the long block, the alternator, the turbo,
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The Toyota GR Yaris and Honda Civic Type R are easily two of the feistiest hot hatches currently out in the open. They both look mean, handle superbly, and put out figures that easily dwarf those of their non-performance-oriented counterparts.
A tough call to make, but someone’s got to do it
2020. Hardly a belter of a year, eh? Back in the early summer, Germany seemed to be the only country doing anything right. Where was France? And come to think of it, where is France now? It's only been a late
Attention, hot-hatch lovers
Anyone here who's been eyeing a brand-new Honda Civic Type R is going to want to sit down for this. The hot hatch's price just went down by a considerable bit.Honda Cars Philippines is slashing P180,000
This Civic went on a diet
If you have, it was two entire decades ago and on the EK9 Civic Type R, aka the first generation of Honda's hot hatchback.Its trademark color, Sunlight Yellow, is your only option on this new, Limited Edition version of the
It’s a brilliantly judged package that will please anyone
Since 2017, the Honda Civic Type R been a truly outstanding hot hatchback that operates on a different level to the rest of its front-driven rivals. One with nary a chink in its armor. Yet three years into its life, Honda
Not all of them are found in expensive exotics
A starter button on the dashboard? Snore. Somehow, it's more interesting-more Italian-to locate it on the steering wheel. Audi does that in the R8 V10. Lots of Ferraris do the same. But the Alfa Romeo Giulia brings a slice
Honda’s hot hatch continues to break records
It's hard to believe the Honda Civic Type R's record-breaking Nürburgring blitz is already half a decade old. While the vehicle no longer holds the record for fastest front-wheel-drive car around the 'Ring-it has since
Hint: Its flag has a leaf on it
The Honda Civic Type R is one hell of a car. With a 2.0-liter VTEC turbo enginegood for 306hp and 400Nm of torque, a six-speed manual transmission, and looks that are aggressive enough to intimidate just about any other
Different looks, same performance
There are not one but two new Honda Civic Type R variants, people. Meet the Civic Type R Sport Line and the Civic Type R Limited Edition-or as they'll forever be known, the subtle one and the stripped-out one.
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