The Honda Civic Type R has been awarded the title of 'Best Fun Car' at the 2023 Autocar Awards at Silverstone Circuit. The annual Autocar Awards recognise the best and most innovative vehicles in the industry and this year they have recognised the Civic Type R for its impressive performance, refinement and interior quality.
Launched in late 2022, the Type R has been developed using the success of its predecessors. Into its sixth generation and over 25 years since it first launched, the Civic Type R has always been known for its dynamic driving capabilities with it powerful engine and suspension. However, with this latest model of the Type R, it takes this to a whole new level, this is the most exhilarating Civic Type R experience to date. Its 2.0L four cylinder engine can develop a maximum power output of 329PS and 420Nm of torque with an acceleration of 0-100km/h in just 5.4 seconds.
“We are delighted that the team at Autocar have recognised the thrill that driving the Type R delivers. There are lots of exciting advances taking place at Honda and the Type R is an example of using the successful history of the brand and concepts from our existing vehicles to ensure that we are launching products that are best in class.” - Rebecca Adamson, Head of Automobile at Honda UK.
Aside from its impressive performance, the Civic Type R also owns a sleek and stylish design. From its aggressive front bumper to its new floating rear spoiler, this car doesn't only look the part but they also help improve the cars aerodynamics and cooling. However, stepping inside the Type R is equally as impressive, with its lightweight red racing seats and its 9" touchscreen with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, you are sure to enjoy a comfortable and exhilarating drive inside this hot hatch.
The sixth generation of the Civic Type R has deservedly earnt the title of 'Best Fun Car' and is sure to continue impressing car enthusiasts for years to come.