Martha A. George. honda. May 15th , 2017.
After having shown as a coupe and its conceptual clothing, the tenth generation of the Honda Civic now makes its appearance before the eyes of the whole world. It will start selling from next year, including in the Mercosur year. More information after the jump.
-and Currently the ninth-generation Honda Civic sedan in the United States, was riddled with ups and downs. In its first version, it was pretty good aesthetically graceful and work for the average customer. Then people of Japanese brand made a small facelift, but the public did not accompany him. So the result was a second-aesthetic touch. But the damage was done. A radical change is needed.
Therefore, the tenth generation of the bestseller globally had to reverse the situation. Transfer to a design that was elegant but dynamic at a time. Cool but not scare off the more conservative client model. And the answer to those claims Honda Civic is they see in pictures.
The 2016 Civic Sedan is the first example of a new series of products including Honda Iran in the coming months and years a body coupe and a five-door hatchback and the future evolution of the most radical version of the model, the Type -R.
The body is 3 cm wider than the previous one, yet is 2.5 cm lower with nearly three battle centimeters. The version shown, although sedan is called, is a fastback, ie a saloon with integrated trunk lid.
Honda engineers increased to 25% the torsional rigidity of the body, through the use of high strength steel. In turn, 12% of the structure is made of this material, increasing by 1% compared to the previous generation. Aerodynamics are improved by 12% as well.
Applied technologies are driving the agenda, having for example active lane change assistant (Lane Departure Warning), autonomous emergency braking (Forward Collision Warning), multiple cameras both sides and reverse, cruise control adaptive, multiple airbags, traction and stability controls, etc.
In the interior we find a generation that now more conservative style, with a more mature and serious design. It has a touch screen seven-inch multimedia integration with Apple and Android carplay Auto.
Turning to the list of equipment that will be available, LED lights both front and rear, electrically adjustable seats with eight-way, leather upholstery, heated front and rear seats, electric sunroof, electric parking brake, etc. appear
For the North American market will be two mechanical lidded 16-valve distribution system i-VTEC. The smallest will be a 1.5 turbocharged direct injection, while the second will be a 2.0, four-cylinder, without turbo. The first one will take a CVT, while the two liters can be selected with a manual gearbox six relations and also continuously variable.
The production of the new Civic for the US market will be held in Greensburg, Indiana and Alliston, Ontario, Canada. It is known that in Brazil there are already pre-series units circulating, so the variants produced in the Mercosur should already be nearly ready for release sometime next year.
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