After more than six years since it was last offered for sale on a Honda vehicle locally, the famous red ‘H’ badge has made its long-awaited return to Australia, with the first shipment of the all-new Civic Type R arriving into Melbourne over the weekend.
Announcements include, the World premiere of Sports EV Concept spearheads Tokyo exhibits and the Japanese debuts for Honda Urban EV Concept.
The return of Honda’s iconic Type R nameplate to the Australian market is now complete, after the all-new Honda Civic Type R was crowned MOTOR’s Performance Car of the Year for 2018 at an awards ceremony in Melbourne last night.
From the world’s bestselling SUV to the futuristic Sports EV Concept, Honda will showcase a range of its latest and most exciting vehicles and concepts at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show, from March 8 to 18.
Honda and its new partner, Scuderia Toro Rosso, have unveiled their new Formula 1 car, the STR13 fitted with the Honda RA618H power unit, at the Barcelona Catalunya Circuit. Following the reveal of the new car that Pierre Gasly and Brendon Hartley will drive in this year’s FIA* Formula 1 World Championship, Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda now joins the other nine
Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Honda’s Asia & Oceania regional headquarters, announced its change of top management in line with the announcement on changes of Operating Officers by Honda Motor Co., Ltd., which will be effective on April 1, 2018.
Honda Australia has continued its strong start to 2018 finishing sixth overall for new vehicle sales in February, and fourth in private sales. It is the first time in almost a decade that Honda has had such a good monthly sales result, according to the latest VFACTS figures.
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.
Honda Australia has revealed critical Takata airbag ‘hotspots’, where higher numbers of Honda owners with Takata recalls have not yet had their vehicles repaired.
Honda Australia today announced the full suite of Honda Sensing safety and driver-assist technologies will be fitted as standard equipment across all next-generation models. The rollout of Honda Sensing is in fact already underway, with more than 20 per cent of current model variants equipped with the advanced technology systems.
Following two successes in the Honda Civic ‘Type R Challenge 2018’ at the Magny-Cours and Spa-Francorchamps circuits, the performance packed hatchback has set a new 2mins 31.32secs lap record for a front-wheel drive production car at the Silverstone GP circuit in the UK, beating the benchmark set by the previous generation Civic Type R in a similar challenge.
One of the most iconic cars in the current Honda lineup, the Civic Type R, has been transformed into a life-size LEGO® model ahead of the much anticipated ‘LEGO® Masters’ show airing on Channel Nine from 28th April.
Honda Civic Type R sets benchmark lap time for a front-wheel drive production car around the iconic Mount Panorama race circuit at Bathurst. F1 World Champion Jenson Button records a 2 min 35.207 sec lap around the famous racetrack in a completely standard, factory-spec Civic Type R on road tyres, with no modifications.