The Honda Civic GRC Race Car Can Fly Like No Civic Has Before

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Honda is excited to go racing with the Civic GRC race car.

The 2016 Honda Civic Coupe will kick off its campaign this weekend at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix, Arizona and to celebrate Honda has released a promotional video showing off the team of drivers and the race car. And the Civic sure does look competition ready, packing over 600 horsepower and the capability to go zero-to-60 mph in just 1.9 seconds.

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The 2016 Honda Civic GRC race car will compete under the Red Bull Racing banner this year and was developed in collaboration with champion-winning race team Olsbergs MSE. Drivers for the Honda team include Sebastian Eriksson and Joni Wiman.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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  • Poor Boy Poor Boy on May 24, 2016

    The name "Civic" seems so out of place in the same sentence with "600 horse power. But it sure looks the part.