The Honda Civic Type-R sets a new record at the Nürburgring

The japanese sports is the new king of the circuit German, managing to set a record for front wheel drive vehicles, leaving behind by 5.41 seconds the Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sport S.

Los manufacturers have been engaged in a duel to be pointless, to try to beat their rivals within the circuit German Nürburgring Nordschleife, a competition that depends only on the good faith of the brand to display their results.

The sporting front-wheel-drive come alternating from some years ago, the title of ‘the sporty front-wheel-drive faster on the Nürburgring’ and now has been the Honda Civic Type-R which with a time of 7 minutes and 43,80 seconds manages to establish a new record, leaving behind the previous generation of the Civic Type-R, since it is now 6.8 seconds faster, toppling at the same time the Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sport S, being 5.41 seconds faster than the hatchback German.

The Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport S set a new record on the Nürburgring

according to what reported by the japanese brand, the car used was not a unit number, but a unity of development in its final stage of testing, but with the same technical specifications that the model of series, that is to say that I rode the same engine 2.0 VTEC TURBO 4-cylinder engine with 320 HP and a maximum torque of 400 Nm.

The vehicle used to establish the record on the German circuit had a roll cage, detachable with the purpose of improving their safety, an element that added weight to the vehicle. In compensation, Honda eliminated the system of information and entertainment and the back seats, thus achieving a weight comparable to the standard model.