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Thursday, April 29, 2010

Honda discontinue production of the 4-door Civic Type R at the end of August, 2010

Official Press Release
TOKYO, Japan, April 19, 2010 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced it will discontinue production of the 4-door Civic Type R at the end of August, 2010. A purist’s sports car featuring precisely tuned vehicle dynamics, the Civic Type R creates a unity between car and driver for exceptional driving pleasure. The first-generation model launched in 1997 and was produced at Suzuka Factory. The second-generation model following in 2001, was produced at Honda of the U.K. Manufacturing Ltd.* For the current, third-generation Civic Type R that was released in 2007, the production has returned to Suzuka Factory.
Type R models are specially tuned to take full advantage of the potential of the base model and provide a racing car-like driving feel. First offered on the NSX in 1992, the Type R range was added to the Integra in 1995 and to the Civic in 1997.

Monday, October 26, 2009

Civic Type-R MUGEN EURO




Following the overwhelming positive response to the recently unveiled Honda Civic Type-R MUGEN concept from the media and car enthusiasts alike, MUGEN Euro are proud to announce the opportunity to own one of the most exclusive Honda Civics ever to be produced.
For the first time ever, a MUGEN built engine has been made available for use on the road outside of Japan. Each one will be precision engineered in the UK by MUGEN and built by hand to exact customer specifications. With parts and engineering only made available for these limited number of cars.
This will be a highly exclusive opportunity, a maximum of only 20 cars are to be made available. With MUGEN's expertise creating a 20% increase in power, 10% additional torque, controlled via a unique MUGEN ECU map and delivered in a manner that can only be achieved by a totally-engineered normally aspirated engine. MUGEN developed integrated aero package. Ride and handling transformed by MUGEN suspension. Incredible performance from bespoke 4-pot brake calipers and MUGEN pads.
Until now few people have ever had the chance to sit behind the wheel of such a pure-bred Japanese performance car.. Now that chance can be yours, for £38,599 on the road.
Go to www.typermugen.co.uk to register your interest.
For more information please call 0845 200 8007.

Source:http://www.mugeneuro.com/News/Article.aspx?Id=32

Monday, June 22, 2009

New kit for Euro Type R

New body detailing for the Euro Type R
Mugen refreshed their catalog with a new kit known as “Premium Super Sports” which includes a new front bumper and spoiler, as well as a huge rear wing and redesigned rear bumper..

Sources: http://www.nihoncar.com/en/news-1098-New+Aero+Kit+from+Mugen+for+the+Euro+Civic+Type-R.html

Saturday, April 18, 2009

CIVIC TYPE R COMING SOON for Kah Motor

CIVIC TYPE R COMING SOON
Honda agent Kah Motor is likely to bring in the Japanese
domestic version of the Civic Type R soon, The four door version is likely to appeal to
driving enthusiasts who need some practicality in their car.
The export version Type R is a hatchback that is sexier but is short of versatility.
Source: Life! motoring. Straits Times April 09

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Looking for LSD for FD1 R18??


Cusco has came out with limited slip differentials or LSD for the R18 Civic. Manual transmission only.
It comes in 1.0 & 1.5 way. A great addition to trackies who track with the Fd1 at a reasonable price.

Check it out at http://www.cusco.co.jp/products/pdf/...log_new187.pdf

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

[FD2] FEEL'S Civic Type R @ Tsukuba Circuit

Feel's FD2R in action.
Wide front fender. Aggressive look.
http://www.hondatwincam.co.jp/info/fd2-200812-superbattle-001.html

See it at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2009!

Saturday, November 1, 2008