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Honda: Affordable sports car "very desirable", more RS models on the way

Honda’s local boss says an affordable, compact sports car to support the Civic Type R would be “very desirable” for the brand. Speaking to CarAdvice at the Australian launch of the Civic Type R, Stephen Collins, director of Honda Australia, said the company is looking to make its line-up sportier...

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2018 Honda Civic Type R docks in Australia
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2018 Honda Civic Type R docks in Australia

The first 2018 Honda Civic Type R examples destined for Australian garages have arrived on our shores, with an initial shipment docking in Melbourne this week. Some 400 vehicles are scheduled to arrive before the year's end, with more shipments bound for Australia in the coming weeks...


2018 Honda Civic Type R: 0-100 and European specs revealed
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2018 Honda Civic Type R: 0-100 and European specs revealed

The 2018 Honda Civic Type R has been detailed for the European market this week, giving an indication of what to expect when the Japanese hot hatch arrives in Australian showrooms later this year. While we already knew the Civic Type R's 2...


2018 Honda Civic Type R order books open ahead of October release
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2018 Honda Civic Type R order books open ahead of October release

Australian order books for the 2018 Honda Civic Type R have opened today, ahead of the hot hatch's October 1 on-sale date. Don't expect to learn the exact price just yet, though. Stephen Collins, director of Honda Australia, said: “Our dealers have been telling us that customers are eager to put their names against a car so we’ve opened the order books early to allow them to secure their orders"...


2018 Honda Civic Type R sets Nurburgring lap record
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2018 Honda Civic Type R sets Nurburgring lap record

The new 2018 Honda Civic Type R, which launches in Australia later this year, has become the fastest front-wheel drive car around the famed Nurburgring race track this week. Lapping the famous circuit in 7 minutes, 43.8 seconds, the Civic Type R steals the title from the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S - known here as the GTI 40 Years Edition - which managed a time of 7 minutes 49...


2017 Honda Civic Type R revealed in Geneva, here later this year
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2017 Honda Civic Type R revealed in Geneva, here later this year

The new 2017 Honda Civic Type R has officially been revealed this week at the 2017 Geneva motor show, ahead of its Australian launch by year's end. Looking very much like the concept that previewed it last year, the production version features an aggressive bodykit, large alloy wheels and a huge rear wing - watch out Subaru WRX STI...


2017 Honda Civic Type R confirmed for Geneva
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2017 Honda Civic Type R confirmed for Geneva

The hotly-anticipated 2017 Honda Civic Type R has been confirmed for a production debut at this year's Geneva motor show next month. Honda has confirmed this week that it will present the production version of its upcoming hot hatch – not the concept we've already seen – at the Geneva event which runs in early March...


2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia
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2017 Honda Civic Type R spied in Australia

The upcoming 2017 Honda Civic Type R has been spied by a keen-eyed CarAdvice reader near the Gold Coast in Queensland this week - wearing Victoria plates, where the company is headquartered - ahead of the hot hatch's launch here before the end of next year...


2017 Honda Civic Type R previewed in Paris
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2017 Honda Civic Type R previewed in Paris

Buyers hanging out for the all-new 2017 Honda Civic Type R get their first look at its styling today, with the debut of a hot 'prototype' version at this week's Paris motor show. It was only a little over a year ago that Honda revealed its latest Civic Type R, some four years after the debut of its ninth-generation Civic hatch donor...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 26
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 26

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for May 20

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk with Tegan Lawson. Each week we’ll bring you a video roundup of the stories that have been making headlines in both the automotive industry and Australia’s new-car market. What’s happened in the week ending May 20, 2016? Check out our video above, and see our links to the full stories below...


Honda fightback on the cards: CEO expected to hand development reins back to engineers
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Honda fightback on the cards: CEO expected to hand development reins back to engineers

Is the edgy, dynamic and aggressive Honda of old poised to return? After almost a year in the hot seat, new Honda Motor Co CEO Takahiro Hachigo will soon flag some sweeping changes designed to streamline the company’s internal development processes, according to a Reuters report...


Honda Civic Type R ruled out for Australia in current generation, but all-new model due in 2017
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Honda Civic Type R ruled out for Australia in current generation, but all-new model due in 2017

The current-generation Honda Civic Type R will not be sold in Australia, with the local division deciding to hold off for the all-new version due in 2017. Honda Australia has expressed its desire to add the Civic Type R hot hatch to its showrooms since the hype around the car started in late 2013, and up until now has been holding out hope that it could launch the current car in 2016...


Honda Civic Type R edges closer to Australia? - UPDATE
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Honda Civic Type R edges closer to Australia? - UPDATE

Has the Honda Civic Type R hot hatch just taken a step closer to its long-anticipated (but not quite official) Australian launch? Speaking today in his inaugural speech as Honda Motor Company CEO, Takahiro Hachigo announced the new UK-made Civic Type R will go on-sale in Japan around August this year...