Honda Civic Type-R – True XTC

It has be said (rather cruelly), that the best thing to come out of Swindon is the M4 (motorway). However, as I in fact hail from said city, (or is that sad city? … I jest), this should be proof enough that this is not true. On top of this, we have the ‘Magic Roundabout’ (six roundabouts instead of one) and we have thrust mega-entertainers such as Billie Piper, Diana Dors, Gilbert O’Sullivan and 70/80’s rock legends XTC onto the world. Ahem… I guess Honda must have assumed you need more convincing so, with that in mind, its Swindon plant now manufactures the all-new Civic Type-R. Swindon found its real feet in the 19th century as a railway town. Based between London and Bristol, it was an ideal location for all manner of locomotive works – from factory manufacture to repair and maintenance. As time moved on (along with the…