The Civic Type R wasn’t just tested on the legendary Nürburgring – it bested it with a remarkable lap time of 7 minutes and 43.8 seconds, setting a new record for front-wheel-drive vehicles.
Based on information available to Honda Canada Inc. as of October 23, 2017.
Every new achievement is the starting point for the next. This philosophy lead the Civic Type R to surpass our previous Nürburgring lap record set by the 2015 Civic Type R.
To Soichiro Honda, racing was the pinnacle of automotive art. Hence the Type R: a badge representing the pursuit of a special breed of car, with racing performance as its starting point.
When you’ve conquered some of the world’s most renowned racetracks with six consecutive Formula One Constructor’s Championships, you begin to search for new challenges. This was the case for Honda’s engineers, and the genesis for