2015 Civic Type R development car achieves Nürburgring lap time of 7:50.63 seconds



The 2015 Civic Type R’s 7:50.63 seconds lap time of Nurburgring is unmatched in the front-wheel drive hot hatch class.This lap time was achieved during the development test in May 2014 by a contracted pro test driver.

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20 thoughts on “2015 Civic Type R development car achieves Nürburgring lap time of 7:50.63 seconds”

  1. Le tour commence avant le premier virage et se finit juste après le dernier, or entre les deux il y a un petit bout de droit, j'ai chronométré, il faut 4 secondes pour les faire; Je crois que personne n'a remarqué cette arnaque. Dont le vrai temps est plutôt 7'54. Ensuite en comparant les vitesses en ligne droite avec ma M3 321 cv (allégée de 180kgs) j'ai du mal à croire qu'une voiture plus lourde et moins puissante puisse me mettre 20 km/h en pointe. Je verrai bien puisque je vais en avoir une bientôt et que je vais l'emmener sur le ring !

  2. The car in this video is blatantly tuned-up with a supersticky tyre that u can't find on the real car in the showroom!!

    Try to do this simply confrontation: in this video, go to the Galgenkopf, the last bend before the 1 km Dottingen Hohe straigh, and calculate how many seconds the car take to go from 200 km/h to 250 km/h. Done? Ok….
    Now just watch the video "New Honda Civic type r 2015 – acceleration 0-260 km/h": the same thing, see how many seconds the car takes to go from 200 km/h to 250 km/h. Right…..surpreised!?!
    TWICE THE SECONDS!!
    Don't forget that the Nordschleife straight is little bit uphill….. Now, or the car in the 0-260 video has 200hp and is going up to the Everest (and i think this scenario is to be excluded) or the car in this video is enormously tuned-up!!! To make that acceleration on the Dottingen straight this car should have at least 450hp!!!!
    TRY TO EXPLAIN ME THIS!!

    Firthermore, I've been on the Ring with the semi-slick tyres and i can tell u the speeds this car makes in the bends are taken from a superstiky tyres, NO DOUBT ABOUT IT!!

    I'm not a heater, i like the Honda, i own a Honda bike, but in this video the car is 100% NON STOCK car!!

    You can NOT contradict this. This is the facts.

  3. Tyres = preproduction ContiSportContact 6 — the tyres you receive if you buy the car. Yes, they are VERY soft, don't last long and are bad in winter weather (as dealers warn customers who buy the Civic-R) BUT the point is they are EXACTLY the tyres you get with the Civic Type R when you buy it.

  4. amazing car, I also love my 2.2 civic but I have to say this: this type-r really misses gear changing on the steering wheel. losing milliseconds just because honda chose to adopt a standard gear knob is a pity :(

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