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America Prepares For Honda Civic Type R

Over the past couple of years, we've been treated to a barrage of teasers and prototypes for the next-gen Honda Civic Type R. These sneak peeks had U.S. fans of the brand clamoring for news about whether the car would make it state side. Well, it will, and if it's anything like the Euro-spec model, we're in for one heck of a ride.

Plans for when the car will launch in America are sketchy as of yet. Most automotive bloggers believe it will arrive as soon as 2016 as a 2017 model year car. It definitely…

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Honda Civic Captivates NY Audiences


When Honda revealed the new Civic concept at the New York Auto Show and dropped huge news regarding the forthcoming model. For all in attendance, the new Civic concept proved to be the highlight of the show, namely because of the impressive push for performance that it indicates.

Along with the concept car on display, Honda confirmed that the overseas-exclusive Honda Civic Type R will be making its way to the United States, fulfilling the…

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Honda Civic Type R Getting Closer to Production

Over the past year or so, we've seen no shortage of iterations of the Honda Civic Type R prototype. Why so many, you might ask? Because of the ambitious goals that the brand has for this Euro-spec racer. Each iteration is a fine-tuned example, and they keep getting better and better.

The latest iteration of the prototype might be the best one yet. Featuring a 276 pony output under the hood from its impressively-specced…

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Honda Expanding Their Earth Dreams Lineup

In the recent years the trend with the vehicles we offer here at Barber Honda has been to offer engines that are more efficient, but do not sacrifice performance.  To do this, the brand has been shifting its focus to the Earth Dreams banner and the powerplants that fall under this category.

With the majority of vehicles we offer here in the Bakersfield, California region now incorporating one of these Earth Dreams engines, Honda has...

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