Honda Celebrates 25 Years Of Type R And Fireblade At 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.

The Goodwood Festival of Speed

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.

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