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Every neighbourhood has a story of some abandoned lot somewhere full of late 60's to early 70's American muscle cars, just waiting to be discovered, or they have heard of a warehouse stocked with Italian sports cars ready to be restored. That's not really the case with my neighbourhood's abandoned lot. Its inventory is much humbler but I believe it's equally as interesting.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.

Feast your eyes on this. The new Honda Civic Type R -- prototype -- has broken cover at the Paris Auto Show, and it looks incredible. With the most aggressive, balls-to-the-wall body kit that we've seen on a road-going car for a long time, the Type R looks like a true spiritual successor to the Type Rs of yore -- DC2R Integras and EP3 Civics that could drive to work and back during the week and then carve up the track on the weekend. This is just a prototype, but here's hoping it transforms into a production car we'll be able to buy in Australia.