Honda, the Japanese automaker surprised everyone by presenting the new Civic concept at the 2015 New York Auto Show.
The new “ultra-sporty Civic concept” previews the tenth-generation production model. The concept paves the way for a new styling philosophy set to make its debut on the 2016 Civic, which will be made available in the following body styles- Sedan, Coupe, Si, Hatchback and Type R.
The concept features a longer wheelbase in a lower and wider body with an elongated bonnet and shorter overhangs. Upfront is Honda’s “Flying H” grille, which is flanked by LED headlamps. Below the grille is a large air intake. It features a shorter rear deck and more pronounced fender arches. The rear end of the concept gets fixed wing, a single hexagonal center-mounted exhaust tip and interconnected LED taillights.
The production model of the 2016 Honda Civic (US-spec) will be powered by a 1.5-litre VTEC Turbo direct-injection engine, which will be paired to a six-speed short-shifting gearbox or CVT. The car will be equipped with a range of safety and security features including adaptive cruise control, Forward Collision Warning, Multi-Angle Rearview Cameria, etc.