NEW YORK, April 1, 2015 – Today, at the New York International Auto Show American Honda unveiled its ultra-sporty Civic Concept that will provide the styling direction for the next generation Civic models due to be launched in the U.S.
With more focus on sporty, fun-to-drive dynamics the new Civic line-up will include Civic Sedan, Coupé and Si models, along with the return of the Civic five-door hatchback. These will be followed by the launch of a next generation Civic Type R to the U.S. market, as the performance flagship of the Civic line-up. The 10th generation Civic will also be the first U.S. model to apply new VTEC® Turbo engines from the company’s Earth Dreams Technology™ powertrain series.
Production of the five-door hatchback will take place at Honda‘s Swindon, UK production facility, Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM), and will be exported to the U.S.