I must admit that I did check the date when I saw this on Twitter. No, it is not an April Fool’s joke but a concept created by the product engineering team at the Honda UK Manufacturing facility in the UK. Codenamed Project P, the team worked outside office hours to create a one-off in the form of the Honda Civic Type-R pick-up concept. Before you get excited though, it is unlikely to become a production model. "This Civic Type R pick-up truck concept by the special team at our Swindon-based plant demonstrates the passion and commitment of the team — going above and beyond outside working hours to deliver the final product," says Phil Webb, head of car at Honda UK. "There are no plans to put this into production but we will be using it to transport our lawn and garden products when required." Created from a pre-production version of the Type R, the team chopped off the roof of the back half of the vehicle and replaced the seats with a load bay. Amazingly they managed to do so withou...

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