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Who cares? people buy a Type R because that's what they want and it ticks all the boxes for them, sure Honda could have made it quicker and handle better but then it would also cost more so at the end of the day Honda aimed the car at a certain market and judging by the numbers they made then it was a huge success.
For example back in the late 80s the hot hatch to have was a Golf GTi, XR3i and Astra GTE but fast forward 20 years and tell me how many Focus RS/ST, Golf GTi and Astra VXRs you see compared to a Civic Type R and yet all the others are more powerful ?
Last edited by RickHondaR; 13th April 2011 at 15:15.