The Honda Civic Type R has been out of production for half of its existence, 

not only in the US but in rest of the globe as well. When the FK8 model

 the previous generation, was introduced, everything changed. 

Most people on the planet had the chance to get one of the most recognizable 

 The greatest thing is that it wasn't even all hype, as seen by the Type R's 

longstanding status as the industry standard for FWD hot hatchbacks.