All Generation of the Civic Type R


Over five generations and six models, the Honda Civic Type R has become a cult classic, building up a legion of hardcore enthusiasts who are simply obsessed with the iconic Japanese hatchback.

We’ve gathered every model ever made – even the three which were never sold in South Africa – all for a special day out on the track. The aim today was to compare the older, naturally aspirated TypeR’s to the more modern, turbocharged generations, and to work out which one we liked the most.