Honda Civic Type R

Honda Civic Type R News in Malaysia

  • 2023 FL5 Honda Civic Type R has a 2-year waiting list in Japan - Expect delays for Malaysian launch?

    The Honda Civic Type R is one of the very few true-to-the-form hot hatches on sale today and the latest generation continues that long-standing tradition 25 years later.The all-new 2023 FL5 Honda Civic Type R is priced from JPY 4,997,300 (~RM 160k) in its home market which is 5.2% more expensive than the previous FK8 Civic Type R’s selling price.In spite of the higher price tag, there have been more than 10,000 orders received for the FL5 Type R in Japan since it was announced in September

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    Sep 28, 2022

  • Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya loves his happy meal of response and comfort in the new Honda Civic Type-R FL5

    When the Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya starts his own YouTube channel, you’re probably expecting nothing but tuned cars and exotic machinery going full throttle on the touge or one of the many circuits littering Japan but let’s not forget that the man is still very much human and like all mortal beings, requires the occasional sustenance.No, he doesn’t take a swig of racing fuel or a chug of engine oil and keeps on going. In fact, seems like Dorikin loves himself the occasional H


    Sep 26, 2022

  • Spied: For the first time ever, China set to CKD 2023 FL5 Honda Civic Type R

    For the first time in China’s automotive history, the country will be locally-assembling (CKD) the 2023 FL5 Honda Civic Type R. The FL5 Type R is also set to be the first Type R to be sold officially in China; earlier models were parallel imported into the country by third-party dealers.Photo credit: YicheCourtesy of Yiche, we can see that Dongfeng Honda is preparing for local assembly work of the FL5 Civic Type R at one of their production facilities, as this body-in-white (BIW) awaits.Al


    Sep 23, 2022

  • Expect RM 350k price for Malaysia - FL5 2022 Honda Civic Type R to be at least 5% more expensive, 6 months waiting list in Japan

    FL5 Honda Civic Type R now on sale in Japan for 4,997,300 Yen (~RM 160k) Drift King Keiichi Tsuchiya will be sharing his opinion on the FL5 soon Deliveries to markets outside of Japan to begin in 2023 Estimated price for Malaysia - circa RM 350kHonda Motor has announced prices of the FL5 generation 2022 Honda Civic Type R for its home market in Japan – the first country to sell Honda’s latest iteration of the Civic mega hatch. The all-new FL5 Civic Type R is now on sale in Japan with


    Sep 2, 2022

  • 2022 Honda Civic Type R (FL5) open for booking at RM 350k? Honda Malaysia rubbishes claims

    Sometimes it seems that anything is possible in Malaysia – even Honda dealers who allegedly know the price of the all-new 2022 Honda Civic Type R (FL5) - even before its official launch in Japan! Rest assured, Honda Malaysia has swiftly rubbished these claims.This is in response to a recent social media post on Facebook that claims the 2022 Civic Type R was open for booking, and that the vehicle(s) in question are under warranty by Honda Malaysia, suggesting that these are officially impor


    Aug 5, 2022

  • Honda Type R turns 30 - Here's how the red performance badge became legendary

    The Honda Civic wasn’t the only coveted Honda nameplate to make a big celebration in 2022. The Big H’s performance division, Type R is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.While the red R is currently only available on the Civic which saw the latest generation unveiled last week, the name was used on three other models – the NSX, Integra, and Accord.In fact, the Type R division helped to spark a performance renaissance among regular carmakers. The likes of Toyota, Renault

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    Jul 31, 2022

  • Blink and you just might miss the subtlety of the new FL5 2022 Honda Civic Type R but you'll definitely hear it

    Teasing seems to be the new marketing game Honda plays these days. From the City to the HR-V, they’ve milked every single aspect of those cars and continued to do so with the all-new FL5 2022 Honda Civic Type R. Fortunately, or the Type R, we’re a little more patient though that game has finally ended with the official road of its turbocharged VTEC mill signalling its status as the most powerful Type R yet.This formerly boy racers favourite thats all grown up is based on the current


    Jul 21, 2022

  • 2023 Honda Civic Type R bares its big wing and triple exhausts; debuts this summer

    Big wing? Check. Three massive exhaust exits? Check. Aggression? Check. These three can only mean one thing, and one thing only for now: the 2023 Honda Civic Type R, and its making its debut very, very soon.How soon? Summer 2022, so anytime between this month and September. For now though Honda wants you to get hyped through its short-but-sweet teaser video, as a prototype goes full tilt around the Nürburgring.Also read: Final tease before debut, heres the all-new 2022 Honda Civic Type RNat


    Jun 16, 2022

  • Hear the 2023 Honda Civic Type R set a new Suzuka lap record: 2 minutes 23.12 seconds

    The all-new 2023 Honda Civic Type R has yet to properly make its world debut, but its already signalling its intentions in the best way possible: by setting a new lap record at the Suzuka International Circuit.Setting a best lap time of 2 minutes 23.12 seconds around the Suzukas standard 5.8 km configuration, the latest Type R is now the fastest front-wheel drive car on the track, edging out the 2021 Civic Type R Limited Editions time by 0.873 seconds (2 minutes 23.993 seconds)Also read: Honda C


    Apr 8, 2022

  • Next-gen 2022 Honda Civic Type R could get CKD treatment in China

    Dongfeng Honda could CKD the 2022 Civic Type R in China The hot hatch is said to launch in China in September Which other country will manufacture the Civic Type R?The all-new 2022 Honda Civic Type R is almost upon us, but with the closure of Hondas Swindon plant in the UK, it remains to be seen which plant will manufacture the all-new model.While we wait for Honda to make that announcement, a report out of China claimed that China will be locally-assembling (CKD) the hot hatch.Also Read: Final


    Feb 22, 2022

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