Time for a race! Chris Harris puts the Honda Civic Type R up against the Lexus LC500, with a little help from the Stig's ninja cousin. Subscribe to Top Gear for more videos: bit.ly/SubscribeToTopGear

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Comments

    • Sonny Sun
      Sonny Sun

      type R for performance, LC for gold diggers :)

      about 2 days ago
    • Kinetic Khaos
      Kinetic Khaos

      Not gunna lie I'd rather buy the older civics (b18c4,k20a2...) then spend the rest on mods without making it rice convert it to awd get it pushing 300-500 bhp have it in black and lime green in ep3 chassis would be my dream car but I'll never afford it...

      about 2 days ago
    • C Whiting
      C Whiting

      that lc was built for cruising in style

      about 3 days ago
    • AnimeXsenpai
      AnimeXsenpai

      it sad mitsubishi stop their beast production.

      about 3 days ago
    • boob123678
      boob123678

      that was a nice clip, and no matter what other says civics are for me the best <3

      about 4 days ago
    • Attila Khan
      Attila Khan

      TYPE R the king

      about 4 days ago
    • erick Grace a Dieu
      erick Grace a Dieu

      I would say for someone who is on this level, the drive for the civic was horrible. Unless you specify it was done just for fun

      about 4 days ago
    • Her J
      Her J

      Very entertaining! Just awesome to watch!

      about 5 days ago
    • Mr James May
      Mr James May

      Damn! I got goose bumps! I really really want a type r

      about 5 days ago
    • REEL SIXX
      REEL SIXX

      lol quick as the lc500? lol a mustang could smoke that thing the lc is a lumbering lead sled

      about 5 days ago
    • LUXURY & ELEGANCE
      LUXURY & ELEGANCE In reply to REEL SIXX

      +REEL SIXX yeah ik what u mean

      about 4 days ago
    • REEL SIXX
      REEL SIXX In reply to REEL SIXX

      +LUXURY & ELEGANCE I'm not even dissing the lexus here it's just such a rediculous comparison it would be like if chevy came out with a whole new Camaro then said hey look it's faster than the ford raptor.

      about 4 days ago
    • LUXURY & ELEGANCE
      LUXURY & ELEGANCE In reply to REEL SIXX

      Lol im not defending lexus in this one lol. This race looked more of fun then actually a serious race. Lexus is for rich people who want luxury, a reliable car, and not just as powerful. Im my opinion i really dont care about the power lol, unless i take it to the track and compete with it then yeah I would. But on a normal road come on? Lol what would you do with all that horse power. In my opinion both lexus and honda are good cars. They just lack power. But yeah i do agree with u on standards. Different cars are built for certain things. Lol

      about 4 days ago
    • REEL SIXX
      REEL SIXX

      This video is so acted up the type r isn't a brutal car it has the temperament of an a5 4 banger from 2008 with a stage 1 apr tune it's fast but clinical in it's execution. The hyundai veloster n is a brutal beast of a car it's always aggressive ready to blow the tires and break your ear drums while the r has no aggression. The type r is the car I now want because it's a higher quality car with more headroom and cargo space it feels like a nice audi with better steering whilst the veloster feels like skateboard with a rocket taped on. It's more wagon than hatch.

      about 5 days ago
    • Bastian Peltier
      Bastian Peltier

      great video ! Thanks

      about 6 days ago
    • Tyler Smith
      Tyler Smith

      Honda Civics, of late, look too gaudy. That Lexus on the other hand, looks amazing. Kind of like a toned down LFA.

      about 6 days ago
    • 西門吹雪
      西門吹雪

      made in Swindon? I have to think twice now..

      about 7 days ago
    • Schlies The First
      Schlies The First In reply to 西門吹雪

      You can go back to thinking once, they're shutting down the factory. Haven't seen anything firm on where they're going to re-start production. Or even IF.....

      about 3 days ago
    • rekt Alde
      rekt Alde

      I love my Civic than that

      about 7 days ago
    • The Royal Crowned Tiger
      The Royal Crowned Tiger

      The civic reminds me of something from Gundam or japanese anime.

      about 8 days ago
    • tizmon
      tizmon

      every time i encounter same old anime effects on anything japanese related stuff in bbc programs, always reminds me how conservative they are. the good old usa actually is a germanic population majority nation that about 60% of white populations came from german speaking countries. since white makes up about 60% of population there, they represent about 36.5% of usa. the uk descendants make up 15% of white and less than 10% in entire population. maybe that’s why america seem much more creative than uk.

      about 9 days ago
    • fuji san
      fuji san

      面白い動画だわ🎵 アニメ、忍者、侍等々、日本が詰まっている😍

      about 10 days ago
    • Quinton Turner
      Quinton Turner

      Great video but this was clearly setup to allow the civic to be victorious. With that said I love Honda and their engineering. They just need to hire some designers

      about 10 days ago
    • Dionisius Santoso
      Dionisius Santoso In reply to Quinton Turner

      ok

      about 4 days ago
    • jon lo
      jon lo In reply to Quinton Turner

      ok

      about 8 days ago
    • Brian Haase
      Brian Haase

      Bahahahaha! I love great stories like this! Honda team, keep up the great work! I am sold and trading in the BRZ for a Civic R!

      about 11 days ago
    • wave runner
      wave runner

      FRONT-WHEEL DRIVE! Who is he kidding?

      about 11 days ago
    • Schlies The First
      Schlies The First In reply to wave runner

      +wave runner Why's that? If the FWD doesn't understeer or torque steer, who cares if you're being pushed or pulled? I sure don't.

      about 3 days ago
    • wave runner
      wave runner In reply to wave runner

      You need to be pushed through a corner, not pulled.

      about 3 days ago
    • Schlies The First
      Schlies The First In reply to wave runner

      Well, there's ZIPPO torque steer, and you can flick the ass around if you want. 4WD might have been interesting, but it's fine as is, without that extra weight. We're all comparing (arguing about) cars that are almost all pretty damn good to drive. You learn what the car is good & weak at, and try to mesh your driving style with the "strong" points, avoid the weaknesses. Enjoy.

      about 3 days ago
    • Zac Paul
      Zac Paul In reply to wave runner

      Except the limitations and downsides we normally equate with front-wheel drive are effectively absent on this particular front-wheel drive car...?

      about 8 days ago
    • Katsas13
      Katsas13

      A Civic that drifts?! Could only be Chris Harris :)

      about 11 days ago
    • mack cummy
      mack cummy

      Why compare 2 different cars?

      about 13 days ago
    • Adrian Paul
      Adrian Paul

      For real???

      about 14 days ago
    • Shreyan Choudhary
      Shreyan Choudhary

      the type r is a fwd so how is he drifting it??

      about 15 days ago
    • Zac Paul
      Zac Paul In reply to Shreyan Choudhary

      It's the VTEC, yo.

      about 14 days ago
    • Ricky Lai
      Ricky Lai

      I am offended by the fact that people find the Honda type R ugly.
      Its ugly compared to the Lexus, but still, There are way uglier cars than the Honda type R.

      about 15 days ago
    • Wahyu Widiyanto
      Wahyu Widiyanto

      How to make a drift if your car use break button not a mechanical break

      about 15 days ago
    • Sebastián
      Sebastián

      Lexus pilot is a potato

      about 17 days ago
    • kitz poop
      kitz poop

      How did he do drift?

      about 17 days ago
    • Wojciech Majewski
      Wojciech Majewski

      3:38 kurwa!!!...:-)))))

      about 18 days ago