HONDA CELEBRATES 25 YEARS OF TYPE R AND FIREBLADE AT GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED
GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED
- 25 years of Type R and Fireblade showcased at Festival of Speed
- Unique Type R hill climb led by British Touring Car Driver, Matt Neal
- 2017 Honda Civic Type R and Clarity Fuel Cell made UK debut
This weekend, Honda returned to Goodwood Festival of Speed celebrating 25 years of its pioneering sports brands, Type R and Fireblade. In addition, the world’s most advanced Hydrogen vehicle, Honda’s Clarity Fuel Cell, made its UK debut on the Goodwood hill climb.
Honda’s historic display of Type R vehicles included the original 1992 NSX Type R, Integra Type R, Accord Type R and all Civic Type R models. The impressive line-up is completed with the UK debut of the much anticipated 2017 Civic Type R – the current FWD lap record holder around the Nurburgring Nordscheliefe.
All Type R models participated in an exclusive 25 years of Type R hill climb, led by British Touring Car Champion and Honda Yuasa driver, Matt Neal. The Goodwood hill climb consists of 9 turns and ascends 1.86km through the Goodwood Estate in Sussex, UK.
Both Type R and Fireblade signify Honda’s racing heritage and history as a motorsport inspired vehicle manufacturer.
The Honda stand brought to life the culture of discovery, exploration and challenge, enriched within the Honda brand. Visitors were able to immerse themselves in a collection of Honda products via interactive challenges.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed took place from Thursday 29th June until Sunday 2nd July.