Evans, Dean
December 2005
Motor;Dec2005, p103
The article compares the two car models of Type R and the latest Type S of Honda Motor Co. Ltd. Type S car possess high power and widest tyres. Easy to launch with around 5000rpm, it needs a little pedalling to optimize the launch, and needs a shift to third gear around 93km/h and fourth around the 240-metre mark. The Type R (DC5) is a little harder to launch with care needed to avoid axle tramp. It is slower than Type S by tiny margins. Type R (DC2) is the easiest and fastest to and it is able to lead all the way despite its power and torque deficit.


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