‘Type R Challenge 2018’ hits Eau Rouge: Japanese Super GT star Bertrand Baguette takes lap record at Spa-Francorchamps

New front-wheel drive production car lap record of 2mins 53.72secs at Spa-Francorchamps circuit Super GT driver and LMP2 champion Bertrand Baguette sets the new record in standard production Type R, with road tyres Record in Belgium second success of ‘Type R Challenge 2018' Further attempts at famous European race circuits to be made through summer 2018 After setting a lap record at the Magny-Cours GP circuit just last month, the high-performance hatchback has set a new lap record... Read more

The New Honda Jazz Sport

Brand new model adds zest to the popular Honda Jazz range Links unique, sporty styling cues to significant dynamic enhancements All-new, Sport-specific engine employs Earth Dreams technology Specially adapted CVT with shift paddles ensures enhanced driveability Updated and upgraded interior with Type R-inspired detailing Extended list of standard features confirms the Jazz Sport’s flagship status The highly popular and versatile Honda Jazz range is being augmented with an exciting... Read more

Powered by Honda on track and now on the road…

...Civic Type R chosen by Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda Formula 1 racing drivers Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda Formula 1 racing drivers, Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley have both chosen the renowned Honda Civic Type R as their primary road car. The 2017 model Civic Type R, which is manufactured at Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM), is the ideal fit for a Formula 1 racing driver on or off the track. Coined as the ‘race car for the road’, it holds the record for the fastest front-wheel drive... Read more

Honda reaches One Million Vehicles with the Honda Sensing suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies on U.S. roads

Honda Sensing will be standard on all 2022 model-year vehicles HLDI study for Honda Sensing equipped vehicles indicates collision claim severity is down $379, an 11% reduction in claim rates for damage to other vehicles or other property, and a 28% reduction in claim rates for injuries to people in other vehicles or others on the road Honda Sensing application more than doubled last year vs. 2016 Honda Sensing applied on 69% of 2018 model-year vehicles Honda plans to achieve 95% automatic... Read more

Former Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button leads Honda’s Civic Type R Time Attack 2018

Honda is aiming to reinforce the class leading status of the award-winning Civic Type R by using a squad of racing stars to set new lap time benchmarks at iconic European racetracks. Although the complete driver line-up is still to be finalised, Honda has confirmed that former Formula 1 World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver Jenson Button (UK) will take part in the challenge. WTCR drivers Tiago Monteiro (Portugal), Esteban Guerrieri (Argentina) and NSX Super GT star Bertrand Baguette (Belgium)... Read more

Honda unveils the all-new CR-V at the Geneva Motor Show

Honda revealed the European production version of the all-new CR-V at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The new generation of the world’s best-selling SUV raises the bar in terms of interior quality, refinement and spaciousness – including, for the first time, the option of seven seats on petrol models. The chassis is also the most sophisticated ever created for a CR-V, and ensures the car delivers an engaging driving experience with exemplary ride comfort, as well as genuine off-road capability. Evolutionary... Read more

NEW HONDA JAZZ SPORT – Fast forward!

Brand new model adds zest to the popular Honda Jazz range Links unique, sporty styling cues to significant dynamic enhancements All-new, Sport-specific engine employs Earth Dreams technology Specially adapted CVT with shift paddles ensures enhanced driveability Updated and upgraded interior with Type R-inspired detailing Extended list of standard features confirms the Jazz Sport’s flagship status The highly popular and versatile Honda Jazz range is being augmented with an exciting... Read more

Honda receives honours at CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards

Honda Motor Southern Africa received accolades at the annual CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards, 2018. The Honda BR-V, a versatile and stylish 7seater was for the second year in a row, awarded first place in its category of Small SUV/Crossover whilst Honda's Urban and Sports EV Concept car won in the Design of the Year (concept car) category. CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards is a respected motoring media brand awards held each year to recognise the best vehicles in 12 key South African Market categories.... Read more

NEW HONDA CIVIC TYPE R – Raising the high-performance hatchback bar

All-new Honda Civic Type R sets high-performance hatch benchmark Lightweight, ultra-rigid platform further enhances handling and refinement Aggressive styling a direct expression of efficient aerodynamics Six-speed manual transmission now features rev-matching technology Racy interior offers spacious seating and Type R-specific features Class-leading balance between ride comfort and engaging handling OVERVIEW The all-new, latest-generation Honda Civic Type R raises the bar in the... Read more

The CAR Magazine UK Top 10: best Honda Type R cars (By Colin Overland – Carmagazine.co.uk)

Honda's Type R brand has become shorthand for fast, front-drive hot hatch fun - we pick out its biggest icons. 1998 Integra Type R DC2 The first Type R in the UK; Japan got it three years earlier, with different lights. Its 1.8-litre VTEC engine found 30bhp on top of the donor Civic VTi's 167. It used all Honda's weight-skimming tricks, but gained huge brakes, extra bracing, a limited-slip diff, red seats and a titanium gearlever. Just great. 2001 Civic Type R EP3 A huge hit... Read more