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842015 Honda Civic Type R to sire next-gen CR-Z?

Salt shakers at the ready, boys and girls. There's a rumor out of Australia claiming the next Honda CR-Z will be based on the forthcoming 276-horsepower, turbocharged Civic Type R. Apparently Honda's research and development bigwigs have been unnerved by the reception of the Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ twins and are eager to return fire.

89Honda Civic Type R to get 2.0L turbo with up to 300 horsepower

Not that we're expecting to see the car over here anyway, but we hear that the impending return of the Honda Civic Type R could bring with it a more powerful engine crammed under its short hood. Honda CEO Takanobu Ito has already confirmed the Civic Type R would return in 2015, and now Auto Express says that a Honda R&D employee has confirmed that this car will be powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine producing "as much as" 300 horsepower – earlier speculation had the car powered

76New Honda Civic Type-R approved

Those of you lucky enough to have had the Honda Civic Type R will get another one: Autocar reports that Honda has approved the next-generation of its much-lusted-after hot hatch and will make an announcement at the Paris Motor Show. The return of the Type R was speculated on last year in an Auto Express story, but this news puts Honda's imprimatur on the Type R's arrival. After the purported Paris announcement, the timeline is for a Geneva Motor Show reveal and an on-sale date in about a year fr

70Next Honda Civic Type R spotted near 'Ring

It looks as if Honda may be working on a new Civic Type R for the European market. Photographers spotted this creation poking around the Nürburgring during test runs. With a prominent rear wing, larger exhaust outlets and more pronounced front aero work, the hatchback clearly has some sporting intentions. Odds are engineers have worked in a stiffer set of springs and dampers along with a more powerful four-cylinder engine. How powerful? Early estimates put the machine at between 220 and 230

25Rendered Speculation: Honda Civic Type R... turbo?

A new report says the next generation Honda Civic Type R should arrive in 2013 – sporting a turbocharged engine for the first time.

45Mugen wrings out more power from Honda Civic Type R

We'll go ahead and say it, America needs a Type R Honda. Badly. We're not getting one though, so we'll have to live vicariously through the rest of the world. The United Kingdom in particular has us especially jealous due to the healthy Honda and Mugen relationship it so enjoys. To rub a bit of salt in the red H badge-shaped wound, Mugen has announced a new hotted-up version of the Type R Civic.

71Video: Autocar pits Audi R8 V10 versus... Honda Civic Type R Mugen?

Audi R8 V10 vs. Honda Civic Type R Mugen – Click above to watch the video

30Honda fixin' to release new limited-edition Civic Type-R three-door in Japan

Honda Civic Type R Euro Mugen – Click above for high-res image gallery

27Honda UK releases Civic Type-R Mugen 200 to celebrate return to BTCC

Honda Civic Type-R Mugen – Click above for high-res image gallery

31Rumormill: Honda CR-Z Type-R coming to Tokyo Motor Show

Click above for an un-photoshopped gallery of the Honda CR-Z Concept

17Honda unveils 2009 Tokyo Auto Salon lineup

Click above for a hi-res gallery of the Sports Modulo S2000 Concept and friends

4Nihon Car puts 1000 km on the new JDM Civic Type R

Nihon Car is one of our favorite sites. It's one of the only places you can get quality English-language reviews of the hottest new stuff from Japan. The guys at Nihon just took the new JDM Honda Civic Type R sedan on a 1000km jaunt, and have impressions aplenty to share. The 225-horsepower Civic Type R boasts advantages of 65 horsepower and 19 lb-ft of torque over the standard Civic sedan while weighing 66 pounds less at the same time. Sounds like a recipe for fun, if you ask us, and to hear Ni

7Honda applies Type R brand to child safety

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44Honda launches the Civic Type R sedan in Japan

Click image to view 62 desktop-sized pics of the Honda Civic Type R sedan

65Honda Civic Type R may come to America in 2010

During a recent press drive of the Euro-market Civic Type R, Winding Road's European editor Matt Davis appears to have gotten unofficial confirmation that Honda will be offering a Type R variant of the U.S. model Civic in 2010. Speaking with an unnamed assistant chief engineer, Davis learned that the car we'll get is likely based on the Japanese Domestic Market Civic Type R, which is a four-door sedan rather than the Euro market's three-door hatchback. Since Honda already sells the four-door Civ

14VIDEO: Honda Civic Type-R in Paris

We're going to spare you the weeping, wailing and gnashing of teeth that seems to take place every time a new Type-R is released and the U.S. is left off the shipping invoice. It's safe to say that we're getting used to the disappointment, but when we compare the newly designed Euro-Civic to our own two- and four-door offerings, it feels like the knife gets twisted a little deeper into our gut.

29Honda Civic Type-R unveiled in Europe

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