Honda will be at the forefront of both safety and competition when the WTCR - FIA World Touring Car Cup season gets underway, with the new Civic Type R Limited Edition becoming the Official Safety Car of the series for 2020.Continue Reading
Honda's Civic rose to the top again at the Company Car Today's CCT100 Awards, taking Lower Medium Car of the Year for the third year running. Chosen from a pool of 100 cars, it was named amongst the twenty award-winners that represent the very best company car choices for business fleets across various automotive segments.
Edging out the likes of the BMW 1-Series, Mercedes A-Class and Volvo V40, the Civic's victory is no mean feat. In eclipsing the competition, the Civic attained a higher overall score across a range of metrics - such as performance, residual value and insurance cost - by which the judging panel assessed the contenders' company car credentials.Continue Reading
Honda has introduced a new Sport Line model to its 2020 Civic line-up, featuring exterior design cues inspired by the acclaimed Type R. The new Sport Line model is available in a top of the range model EX - and adds assertive styling to the outstanding driving dynamics and practicality of the standard Civic.
- Distinctive exterior and interior styling enhancements
- Honda CONNECT infotainment system as standard
- Sport Line features Honda's 1.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine combining excellent performance and efficiency
- Available to order from December with prices starting from £25,510
The refreshed Civic builds on the car's purposeful silhouette and muscular stance by adding a new elegant, symmetrical lower front grille around the fog lights, with smoothed surfaces and sleek styling blades. A simpler grille beam configuration and new air-intake design give the front profile a cleaner, more aerodynamic design.Continue Reading
Team Dynamics Motorsport and Ralph Hosier Engineering unveiled two very different versions of the Honda Civic Type R at the 2019 SMMT Test Day. Held at Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire, the annual event sees over 300 journalists test drive a range of manufacturer cars.Continue Reading
Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) has today informed associates (employees) of the proposal to close its Swindon vehicle manufacturing plant, at the end of the current model's production life cycle, in 2021. The plant currently produces 150,000 cars per year, and employs circa 3,500 associates.Continue Reading
We are delighted to announce that the new Honda Civic 126PS Sport Line has arrived at Trident Honda.
The new Civic Sport Line is based on the Civic 126PS VTEC Turbo SR, with additional gloss black side skirts and front splitter and matt black rear diffuser. The window surrounds and door mirror caps are also finished in gloss black. The modern sporty look is continued inside with a black leather trim.
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Honda triumphs with hat-trick in the annual MPG Marathon:
- Civic diesel hatchback takes outright win AND best percentage improvement
- 16 year old Insight comes second overall, taking highest in the heritage category
- Driver Paul Clifton claims second overall win at annual MPG Marathon
Team Honda has triumphed in the annual MPG Marathon taking home a hat-trick of titles. The Civic diesel hatchback claimed the overall winner's prize in this year's event as well as best percentage improvement on MPG, while the first generation 17 year old Honda Insight took second place overall and winner in the heritage category.Continue Reading
In the fifth and final of a planned series of lap record attempts across Europe in 2018, Honda has set a new 2min 10.19sec record for a front wheel drive production car at the Hungaroring GP circuit in Hungary. The Civic Type R was driven by Formula One World Champion and current NSX Super GT driver, Jenson Button. The track holds special significance for Button, as the circuit where he won the first Grand Prix of his career with Honda in 2006.Continue Reading
Following three successes in the Honda Civic 'Type R Challenge 2018' at the Magny-Cours, Spa-Francorchamps and Silverstone circuits, Honda has set a new 2min 01.84sec record for a front-wheel drive production car in the Civic Type R at the Estoril circuit in Portugal. The high-performance hatchback was driven by Honda WTCR driver, Tiago Monteiro.Continue Reading