Honda Automobiles: Honda Debuts Sportiest Civic Design in Brand History with 10th-Generation Civic Concept during New York International Auto Show

Posted on 02. Apr, 2015 by in Honda Canada

  • 10th-generation, 2016 indication year Civic focuses on sporty, fun-to-drive dynamics
  • Civic lineup to embody Sedan, Coupe, and 5-door Hatchback physique types, as good as Si and Type-R versions
  • First Honda indication to request new VTEC® Turbo engines in North America
  • Civic, America’s many renouned tiny automobile is designed, grown and constructed in North America

Today Honda denounced a ultra-sporty Civic Concept during a New York International Auto Show as a code prepares to launch a totally reimagined 10th-Generation Civic models commencement this fall. With a crook concentration on energetic opening and class-leading versatility, a new Civic lineup will embody Civic Sedan, Coupe and Si models along with a lapse of a Civic hatchback, followed by a launch of a new Civic Type-R as a opening flagship of a Civic lineup. The new Civic also will be a initial U.S. indication to request new VTEC® Turbo engines from a company’s Earth Dreams Technology™ powertrain series.

“The new Civic will be, prosaic out, a many dynamic, a many technologically modernized and a many polished and stylish Civic we’ve ever made,” conspicuous John Mendel, executive clamp president, Automobile Division, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.  “In any way, this will be an epic Civic.”

The Civic Concept provides a delicious glance brazen to a stirring pattern instruction for a all-new 10th-generation Civic lineup rising in a U.S. this fall. Featuring a longer wheelbase and lower, wider stance, a new Civic emphasizes a assertive celebrity and a enchanting knowledge it will yield behind a wheel. Proportionally it boasts a longer hood, a shorter front overhang, a some-more shock hothouse and a shorter back deck, lending a Civic a some-more jaunty and “in motion” appearance.

The low and far-reaching proportions are underscored by a some-more assertive wheel-to-body attribute and conspicuous buffer arches. Its sporty and fluent face is highlighted by splendid new LED headlights flanking a “Flying H” Honda grille that is upheld by deeply sculpted reduce atmosphere intakes.

“Charismatic, connected and athletic, a idea was to emanate a pattern that is romantic and sporty nonetheless with a clarity of timelessness and simplicity,” conspicuous Guy Melville-Brown, Exterior Design Leader of a Civic concept, Honda RD Americas, Inc. “In this we set out to emanate a automobile that goes over a extraneous and embraces a really truth of what a loyal Civic should be; it’s a genuine diversion changer.”

The 10th-generation Civic is formed on a compress height that targets benchmark levels of efficiency, energetic performance, reserve and prolongation productivity. Leveraging this new height in and with new Earth Dreams Technology™ powertrains – including a new 1.5-liter VTEC® Turbo engine with approach injection, a short-shifting 6-speed primer transmission, and a new, some-more sporty and fit invariably non-static delivery (CVT) – a Civic will aim class-leading fuel economy ratings and fun-to-drive opening with near-luxury levels of cabin serenity and float refinement.

The new Civic will also aim class-leading levels of reserve opening and will offer a Honda Sensing™ apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, including Lane Departure Warning, Forward Collision Warning, Multi-Angle Rearview Camera, Adaptive Cruise Control and Honda LaneWatch™, along with Honda’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) physique structure.

The new Civic outlines a initial time that tellurian growth of both a sedan and coupe models is being led by a North American RD team, with pattern led by a group from Honda’s Los Angeles pattern studio and growth centered in a company’s Raymond, Ohio automobile growth center. The North American chronicle of a Civic Sedan will be constructed in Greensburg, Indiana, and in Alliston, Ontario. The Civic Coupe and Si models will also be made in Alliston. The VTEC Turbo engine will be constructed in Anna, Ohio with engines also constructed in Alliston. The CVT will be constructed in Russells Point, Ohio. Together, these 4 Honda plants have invested in new equipment, processes and training to ready for new Civic production, that will use domestic and globally sourced parts. Production of a five-door hatchback will take place during a company’s Swindon, UK plant.

Honda is in a midst of a array of vital product launches that began with a freshened CR-V – 2015 Motor Trend Sport Utility of a Year – and continues with a open launch of a all-new 2016 Honda HR-V crossover and a summer launch of a redesigned 2016 Honda Pilot SUV. This will be followed by a new Civic recover commencement this fall.

About Civic
The stream era Civic has been a best-selling tiny automobile in America with particular sell automobile buyers any year given a launch as a 2012 indication in calendar year 2011, with sales in additional of 300,000 units in any of a past 3 years. The first-generation Civic debuted in America in 1972, and Civic has played a heading purpose in advancing fuel efficiency, small-car reserve performance, design, record and fun-to-drive opening over 9 generations of development. American automobile buyers have purchased some-more than 10 million Civics over a march of 43 years and Civic has been made in North America given 1986, with accumulative prolongation in North America coming 9 million units.

About Honda
Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive automobiles for American automobile buyers by approximately 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Accord, Crosstour, Civic, Fit, and CR-Z along with a Pilot, and CR-V sport-utility vehicles and a Odyssey minivan.

 

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