All-new Honda Civic to arrive in Oz in June

Honda has shown images of its tenth generation Civic that will arrive in Aussie showrooms in June this year.

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It is a completely redesigned Honda Civic model and the start of a new chapter for Honda. More than four years of local research and input from Australian dealers and Honda staff has been incorporated into the car.

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“It is the most important model in our history in Australia,” said Stephen Collins, Honda Australia Director. “We’re confident the customers who have been looking for the original sporty DNA that Honda was known for are going to find it in this new Civic.”

Two drivetrains will be offered when the Civic arrives – a brand new 1.5-litre turbo petrol making 127kW/220Nm, and an updated 1.8-litre petrol engine producing 104kW/174Nm.

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The new 1.5-litre engine has been developed using Honda’s own Earth Dreams Technology for exceptional fuel economy. It will be matched to a new CVT transmission and together Honda says the combo epitomises the brand’s fun-to-drive nature.

A new RS grade has been added to the range of five variants. It’s the first time an RS badge has been placed on a Civic. It is being touted as the “style statement” of the line-up featuring a unique body kit, blacked out front grille, LED headlights and foglights, and a sunroof.

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The Civic sedan is the first in a three-stage release for the new Civic range. The Civic hatch we saw in prototype form at the Geneva Motor Show will arrive in the first half of next year followed by the exciting Civic Type R before the end of 2017.

Click here to read the full review on the current generation Honda Civic.

 

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