Opinion – Seven fast estates we want to see built

The number of performance estates seems to have expanded massively in recent years but, here at ESM, that’s not enough for us. No, we’re greedy, and we want to see even more quick wagons on the market. To help we’ve come up with a septet that we think should happen. These aren’t just ‘pie in the sky’ ideas – we’ve…

BTCC 2015 – Brands Hatch GP | Reviewed and Rated

After months of close racing, the 2015 British Touring Car Championship came down the wire to decide who would be the winner. ESM’s BTCC Correspondent sums it all up. Gordon Shedden did his best to lose a 23 point advantage going in to Brands Hatch, but he managed to just hold on to take his…

Geneva 2015 is here with the new Honda Civic Type R!

After weeks of anticipation, the 2015 Geneva Motor Show is finally here! In fact the show hasn’t even officially started, and there’s already been excitement with the new Honda Civic Type R being shown off in actual production trim! It looks pretty much as the concept predicted although, sadly, the massive rear spoiler has been…

More Info – The 167 mph 2015 Honda Civic Type-R

Honda, please, enough! We’ve been teased with videos, titillated with photos, and fed various factual tidbits for what seems like forever. The end is in sight, with the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show, but Honda is still keen to tantalise us up until the big reveal. Given how we were tormented with details and sneak peeks of the new…

Friday Video – Civic Type R Concept ‘Engage Race Mode’

The new Civic Type R is being teased quite substantially by Honda at the minute, ahead of a 2015 launch date.  We’ve had photos, concept models, teasers and press releases already to promote the latest Civic Type R, but this time Honda has upped the ante with a genuinely impressive video known as ‘The Other Side’. You can…

2015 Honda Civic Type-R Video – R-Rated

Along the Goodwood Festival of Speed, this week also seems to be the one for teasing trailers of forthcoming hot hatches. Following on from Ford, and their revised Focus ST, is this video from Honda. When we first saw the concept for the new Civic Type-R Concept at the Geneva Motorshow, we knew it was going…

Geneva 2014 – Honda Civic Type-R Concept – Photo Gallery

Today’s Geneva Motor Show was seemingly a bit of a hot-hatch fest. After much speculation, here’s the concept version of Honda’s latest Type-R hatchback, with one of the craziest rear wings ever. We’ve been without a Type R version of the Honda Civic since January 2011, when EURO V emission regulations killed off the high-revving…