Honda Automobiles: 2016 Civic Coupe Red Bull Global Rallycross Announcement – New York Press Briefing Remarks

Posted on 23. Mar, 2016 by in Honda Canada

Nicholas Lee:

Thanks, so much, it’s good to be here in New York as we rigging adult for a 2016 New York Auto Show.

We’ve got implausible news to share with everybody in a assembly currently and also with racing fans examination us online – all around a world.

Honda has a abounding racing heritage.

In fact, this “racing spirit” has been partial of a Honda DNA from a unequivocally commencement of a association given Mr. Honda done his initial stipulation to competition some-more than 60 years ago.

Today, Honda has arguably a many different racing portfolio of any association in a world.

Participating in probably each turn of racing on a tellurian scale from karting and weed roots pledge racing, on both dual wheels and four, all a approach adult to a apex of racing in IndyCar, Moto GP and Formula 1.

With a all-new 2016 Civic, we wanted to strech a immature and immature during heart, racing fans, Civic fans and thrill-seekers of all types.

In fact, Civic has prolonged been an all-time favorite among younger buyers.

Last year, Civic was a many renouned automobile among Millennials and is a #1 automobile sole to business underneath 35 given 2010!

So what improved approach to strech a dynamic, performance-oriented assembly than by a racing array designed to furnish some of a fastest and many sparkling racing in motorsports here in a U.S.!

Today, we are gratified to announce that with a rich, racing birthright and a sporty impression of a all-new Civic a 2016 Honda Civic Coupe will start a debate in May of this year.

We’ll be entering a fast-paced Red Bull Global Rally cranky array – partnering with a Red Bull Team and OMSE Racing.

Let’s take a demeanour during what Red Bull Global Rallycross has in store for Honda this year.

Well, as we can see Red Bull GRC is severely impassioned racing, and it’s a superb height to showcase a opening intentions of a new Civic Coupe.

It’s full of illusory door- to – door, movement packaged racing.

I’d like to Thank Colin Dyne, CEO of Red Bull GRC, who is with us today.

Now, let me be transparent we’re not enlivening a business to take 70-foot jumps out on a travel though we trust this is a good approach to tell people about all a implausible record and opening capabilities of a all – new Civic Coupe.

Civic is a ideal starting point, providing a compact, sporty substructure that meets a high opening needs and energetic final of Red Bull GRC.

Here today, we’d like to share a pattern and clothing of a stirring Honda automobile that is still underneath development.

Ladies and gentlemen, a 2016 Honda Civic Coupe Red Bull Global Rallycross car!

The Civic Coupe Red Bull Global Rallycross competition automobile will be able of producing some-more than 600 horsepower, can go from 0 to 60 in reduction than 2 seconds and can take jumps adult to 70 feet while rebellious turns on both mud and asphalt!

We’ve got some good partners in this arriving campaign, a Red Bull Team and one of a many eminent rallycross teams in a U.S.

Championship winning Olsbergs MSE.

We’ve also combined in some technical assistance from a possess HPD group to emanate Honda’s first-ever Red Bull GRC entry.

Now, greatfully acquire a male and a association behind this impassioned new Civic Coupe racing appurtenance a CEO of Olsbergs MSE Andreas Eriksson! Thanks for being here currently with us, Andreas.

No racecar is finish but a winning group of drivers and we’ve fabricated a good span for a entrance into Red Bull GRC.

Please acquire Team Honda Red Bull Global Rallycross drivers Sebastian Eriksson and Yo-Nee Weeman!

These dual were teammates final year, and both have already done their symbol on a array with Yo-nee winning a Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship in 2014 and Sebastian finishing second in a Championship only final year.

Guys, acquire to Team Honda.

We’re unequivocally looking brazen to examination we rip it adult on a lane this year.

Let’s hear it for a in 2016 Red Bull Global Rallycross Civic Team!

Yo-nee and Sebastian will be accessible following for some-more photos and questions.

Thank we everyone!

We’ll see we during a races!

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