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Honda to enter World Touring Car Championship with new Civic

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Feb 3rd, 2012 at 11:01AM

Honda has announced plans to enter the FIA World Touring Car Championship with this, a hot new racer based on the newly redesigned 2012 Civic (well, the European five-door, anyway). Details are slim about the new touring car racer, but the automaker has released a statement confirming that the Civic will be powered by a bespoke 1.6-liter turbocharged inline-four, developed by Honda R&D in accordance with FIA's Super 2000 regulations. Honda has also formed a joint partnership with Mugen and J.A.S. Motorsport to develop the new Civic. So, how soon will we get to watch the new hatchback... Read More

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