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Honda’s next Civic Type R aims for Renault’s Megane RS Nürburgring lap record

Honda has some lofty ambitions for its next Civic Type R. Having remained a mostly sub-200bhp hatchback since it arrived on these shores back in 2001, the Type R is ready to rise above its humble origins and shoot for class honours.

In a tweet this morning, Honda UK announced a new Type R was on its way and “’s going to be fast!”

Radical SR8 record lap of the Nurburgring

Watch Michael Vergers as he breaks the Nürburgring Nordschleife production car lap record in a Radical SR8 (with commentary from Michael). Brave? Certainly. But was it really in the spirit of the term “production car”?