Civic Type R Smashes FWD

Civic Type R Smashes FWDProduction is slated to get underway in the UK this summer and will arrive in the US shortly thereafter. We can’t imagine Honda will have a difficult time finding anxious buyers anywhere in the world.

The lap record was set by a development car fitted that with a roll cage and Honda claims that it is representative of what is achievable with the production model which will go on sale later this year.

Honda snaffled the record on April 3, as part of the latest Type R’s development programme. As well as taking several seconds out of its rival, the new fast Civic also lapped the Nordschleife almost seven seconds quicker than the previous Civic Type R.

Bear in mind the Civic Type R’s new record might be in danger already considering Renault will introduce later this year the Megane RS, yet another car obsessed with ‘Ring lap times.

Civic Type R Smashes FWD

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