Honda Civic: The $1000 Bathurst Racer
In 1974 Sports Car World asserted that you could take your showroom Honda Civic, spend just $1000 on race-preparing it and head to Bathurst to compete on equal terms with Class A front runners.
And they were right!
The little Civic was impressively reliable, efficient, feisty and nimble, and from 1973 to 1976 it contested in some of the fiercest and most entertaining competition that The Mountain has seen.
Civics, and the rest of Class A, brought not only entertainment, but diversity to the competition on the mountain, and when the racing’s good, does it really matter how quickly it’s going by?
Via the Shannons Club