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2022 Honda Civic Type R imagined

A subtler 2022 Honda Civic is coming, but the Type R looks set to stay wild. The next Civic hasn’t gone official just yet, but after patent renderings revealed most of the key visual details, there’s little left to ponder for the mainstream range. The 2022 Civic Type R, on the other hand, remains shrouded in mystery – or, at least, prototype camouflage...

2022 Honda Civic revealed in patent filings

A new Honda model expected to debut as the 2022 Honda Civic has been revealed in recent patent filing uncovered on the CivicXI forum – five years after the current model made its global debut. According to American publisher Car & Driver, Honda has confirmed it will unveil the new Civic around the middle of next year – officially in the northern hemisphere's spring season...

Honda Australia to hold lottery for Civic Type R Limited Edition slots

Honda Australia has announced it will hold a lottery to decide which of its customers will get the chance to own a Civic Type R Limited Edition, the “purest expression of Civic Type R to date.” An allocation of just 20 vehicles will hit the local market and, of those, one will remain in Honda’s custody for promotional duties...

2020 Honda Civic Type R price and specs

The 2020 Honda Civic Type R has received its mid-life update, with hot hatch's focus remaining firmly on performance. Suspension, brakes, and cooling have all been reworked on the refreshed Type R, while buyers will also receive the benefit of Honda's LogR data-logging system – however, the extra gear also comes with a price bump of $3,000 over the outgoing model...

Old Honda Civic sells for $100,000

Cult Japanese performance cars are continuing to fetch big money, with yet another example of an immaculate 20-year-old Honda selling for top dollar. A pristine year 2000 Honda Civic Type R hot hatch – with just 2549km on the clock – has sold at auction in Japan for 7.64 million Yen, which is equivalent to more than $101,000...

Honda recalls 22,366 cars due to faulty fuel pump

Honda Australia has issued a recall on a total of 22,366 cars – across eight model types – citing a faulty component within the fuel pump assembly. The affected models are the Accord (MY2018), City (MY2019), Civic (MY2018), CR-V (MY2018-2019), HR-V (MY2018), Jazz (MY2019), Civic Type R (MY2018), and the NSX (MY2019)...

Honda Civic Type R sets new lap record for front-drive cars

The Honda Civic Type R hot hatch has outpaced one of Ferrari's most iconic supercars on its way to another lap record. Already one of the fastest front-wheel-drive cars on the planet, the Honda Civic Type R has notched up a new victory at the Suzuka race circuit in Japan. The venue was originally built by Honda in 1962 to test its performance cars, but has been a fully fledged Formula One track since 1987...

Used Honda Civic sells for $US50,000

A used Honda Civic has sold for $US50,000 ($AU72,000) in the US despite being 20 years old and having no special history attached to it, showing Japanese cars are quickly increasing in cult and collector status. In Australia, that would be enough money to buy a brand-new top-of-the-range Honda Civic Type R and have about $20,000 left over in change...

2020 Honda Civic sedan pricing

Pricing for the Honda Civic sedan has been raised across the range for 2020, but the four-door offering from the Japanese brand won't receive any specification changes in line with the rise. Honda this week confirmed it had increased prices for the MY20 Civic sedan range, following the model's mid-life update back in February 2019, which saw VTi-L and RS models gain the Honda Sensing safety suite as standard...

Honda Australia has 400 'expressions of interest' for 2021 Civic Type R Limited Edition, may only get 20 cars

Honda Australia has confirmed it has received more than 400 "expressions of interest" for the 2021 Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition, following Honda UK's announcement that its allocation of just 20 examples of the track-focused hot-hatch have been snapped up. Unlike the UK, Honda Australia's allocation of the Limited Edition is still unconfirmed as the model is not yet formally on sale here...

Honda Civic Type R Sport Line: Subtler super hatch not for Australia

Honda has revealed a more subtle version of its Civic Type R hot hatch, but it won't be heading for Australia. Although it maintains powertrain for which the Type R has been lauded, the Sportline is aimed at a slightly different market to the standard car or the Limited Edition released yesterday...