Honda's Si Cars and the Civic Type-R (Part 1)

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The Honda Civic Type-R is called a 'race car for the road', and supporters believe it will set new standards in the high-performance front-wheel-drive hatchback segment. So how much is hype, and how much is true?

Topics in this Podcast: howstuffworks, ben bowlin, Scott C. Benjamin, Honda Si Cars, Honda Civic Type R, Honda