Watch the 10th Generation Honda Civic Si Prototype reveal

 

Honda has revealed the 10th generation Civic Si prototype to show off the performance direction of the 2017 Si coupe and sedan. Honda has a long history with its Si name plate and hopes to come out swinging with what they claim to be the most powerful Civic Si they’ve ever produced. The Si will be at the 2016 LA Auto show in coupe, sedan and hatchback variations. Even bigger news is that Honda will finally be bringing a Civic Type R to the US. It’s been something import tuners have lusted after for years and Honda is finally making it happen. Details about the new Type R haven’t been fully released but Honda will have a prototype of it on display along side the new Civic Si. 

Powering this new Civic Si will be a high-performance and high-torque 1.5 liter direct injected turbo engine mated to a 6 speed manual transmission. Additionally this Civic will offer a new active damper system, active steering, limited slip differential, and high performance tires. These are all things people have been modding onto Civics for years in the aftermarket. Limited slip differential, turbo, high torque engines, appearance kits; it’s as if Honda finally opened up a Honda Tuning magazine and saw what all the fuss has been about all these years. This car should make for a great base platform for further tuning or an excellent platform for those that wanted all these things in the past but didn’t want to modify their factory cars. Well done Honda, well done. 

The Civic Si will be on dealer lots next year as Honda rolls out all models of the Civic lineup for 2017. The roll out with finish with the Type R Civic later in 2017.

Readers Ride : Kris Champion’s 1995 Honda Civic

Honda Civic EX Readers Ride

Honda Civics are so popular in the modding community that often it’s hard to stand out. We have all seen Civics with turbos, body kits, altezzas and even air bags. Sometimes it doesn’t take throwing piles of money at a car to stand out. In Kris Champions case he’s taken a little creativity and created something pretty special.

This 1995 Honda Civic EX was saved from the crusher and started its new life as a bare shell. From front to back Kris used recycled auto parts to rebuild his car back to life. What makes his car really stand out in a crowd of imports is the use of camo tape on the body. Kris used digital camo duct tape to wrap the entire car and give it a unique look.

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