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Honda to Take Civic Tourer Racing


Honda Civic Tourer BTCCSome racing cars just look the part. The Porsche 917, McLaren MP4/4 and the Aston Martin DBR1 are all classic examples of “if it looks fast it will go fast.” BTCC is one of the most competitive motorsports in the world where drivers take to the track in race derivatives of models you my own. Amongst the fans there is a real rivalry and this year MG took the fight to Honda, with Honda winning for the fourth time in a row. Next year they are aiming to keep the hungry MG team at bay with their Honda Civic Tourer. It might be unusual but it sure looks fast…

Not since the Volvo 850 in 1994 has the British Touring Car Championship seen an estate on the grid. Honda is confident in the 2014 cars abilities with it retaining the same wheelbase and suspension components as the successful hatchback. To be piloted again by Matt Neal and Gordon Shedden, the new racer looks rather futuristic with its sleek yet purposeful appearance. Testing in preparation for the 2014 season begins in January with this Tourer making its race debut in March.