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New Civic coupe

New Civic coupe front

In Los Angeles Honda company tore the veil from the long awaited Civic Coupe. The production car is only slightly different from the acclaimed acid green concept car and got a turbocharged engine, just like sedan version.

Coupe as part of the tenth generation model line just right to be considered one of the most radical and unusual “Civic” in history. Firstly, the car is beautiful and looks almost like a concept car that was shown earlier this year at the New York Auto Show. The keep the body panels design and even little things such as frown-like headlights and “boomerang” taillights.

Secondly, coupe, sedan similar to the new generation has grown significantly in size with respect to its predecessor. The wheelbase has increased by about 2.9 inches (74 mm), the front overhang is shortened by 1.3 inch (35 mm), and the car width is increased in 1.8 in (48 mm). Coupe is lower than sedan in 1 inch (25 mm) and shorter in 5.4 inches (139 mm). Remind that the current four-door 2016 Honda Civic has turned out quite a rather big by the standards of compact size class. Its nose and tail are separated 182,2 in (4630 mm) wheelbase is 106,2 inch (2700 mm), width – 70,7 in (1798 mm), and height – 55,7 in (1415 mm). Rear seat passengers of coupe will enjoy the spaciousness: stock legroom has increased by more than 5 inches (127 mm)!

Thirdly, Civic is equipped with new engines, including – for the first time in the history of the model! – Including 1.5-liter “turbofour” with direct fuel injection producing 174 hp and 162 ft lb (220 Nm), 31 hp and 33 ft lb closes out the old naturally-aspirated 1.8-liter. Fans of naturally aspirated engines is addressed to the unit volume of 2.0 liter with 158 hp and 137 ft lb (187 Nm). For the baseline equipment of this “quartet” provided a 6-speed manual gearbox, while the other versions, including versions with “one and five” equipped with CVT.