Our Cars: Honda Civic Type R

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Prepare yourselves for some hardcore real world testing: we went to the tip on our fast hatchback.
It's time to say goodbye to our long term Honda Civic Type R. It's been immense and Mark's sad to see it go.
Mark reckons that the Honda Civic Type R could be significantly better with a couple of very minor tweaks.
Some time with a rival hot hatch has made Mark appreciate the greatness of the CTR's particular skill...
Within one week our CTR has done more than 1000 miles, most of it on the motorway. How has it stacked up?
We've got loud brakes and foggy lights but they're still not diminishing our love for the barking mad Type R
Here's why a 320 horsepower mega hatch isn't quite quick enough...
The Civic Type R's 2.0 turbo engine is a marvel of engineering, but it somehow doesn't quite hit the spot.
Does the world's craziest family hatchback also have the world's worst in-car infotainment system? (The answer is yes.)
If the Civic Type R is an astonishing performance car, as a hatchback it's underwhelming... and for some that could be a big problem.
The Civic Type R is part supercar, almost, and part family hatchback. It's amazing at the first role. Here's why.
We've replaced family transport chalk with cheese, saying goodbye to a Volkswagen SUV and hello to this mad thing.
 

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