WATCH: Honda Civic Type R hits 264km/h on the Autobahn

There's no better feeling than being able to red-line a hot hatch on an open stretch of road with no traffic lights nor speeding cameras in sight.

That is a reality of travelling along the Autobahn in Germany where motorists can legally speed, as a video by AutoTopNL shows.

Type R in action

The weapon of choice is a 2018 Honda Civic Type-R that capable of 228kW and 400Nm - Honda's first turbocharged Type R model.

LISTEN: The 2018 Honda Civic Type R at full blast

Honda claims the top speed of the hatch is 272km/h, the video below shows the Type R hitting 264km/h.

Check out the video: