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Reveal: The New Honda Civic Type R

Honda has revealed the all-new Civic Type R at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, ahead of the model’s European launch in the summer. The new car builds on Honda’s heritage in developing high-performance hatchbacks, and represents the segment’s ultimate expression of dynamic purity.

Sharing the same fundamentals as the new Civic hatchback, the new Type R has been engineered from the ground up to deliver the most rewarding drive in the hot-hatch segment – both on road and on the race track.

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A 2017 Honda Civic Type R has set a new front-wheel drive lap record of 7min 43.8sec at Nürburgring. The lap time was achieved in development car with technical specifications representative of the final production car. Production of the new Civic Type R will begin in summer 2017 at Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) in Swindon. Ryuichi Kijima, lead chassis engineer for the Honda Civic Type R, explains “The cornering speed achieved in the new Type R is higher because the car features a wider track and tyres, a longer wheelbase, new multi-link suspension in the rear and optimised aerodynamics that improves stability”

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Honda Civic Type R in-car dating app, April 1, 2017. Honda has launched a new in-car dating app that helps drivers find love. The H-Swipe app connects to an innovative digital windscreen and interactive directional windscreen ‘s-wipers’, and uses geolocation technology to pinpoint the nearest potential dating candidate. The driver then uses the windscreen wipers to swipe left or right, either accepting or rejecting and moving on to the next eligible suitor.