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New Generation of Civic

2011 Honda Civic

Honda company presented a new Honda Civic Type R (sedan and coupes) of following generation intended for the US car market. The cars executed in stylistics of the concept cars with the same brand name, shown in the middle of January on a Motor Show in Detroit, will be offered in several versions: usual gasoline engines, supereconomic «HF version», hybrid power motor, the gas motor and charged «Si variant».

New Honda Civic for the US Car Market

Standard coupes and sedans Civic, also as well as HF version, will be equipped with the former 1,8-litre four-cylinder motor (140HP), working together with a five-step automatic transmission. Difference of HF only available special additional aerodynamic elements and system «Eco Assist» which was offered before only for hybrids: Honda CR-Z and Honda Skydeck.

According to representatives of the Japanese company, standard version of Civic with such power-plant became more economic and in a city cycle now consume about 6 litres of fuel.

Honda Civic
Honda Civic coupe
Honda Civic sedan
Honda Civic interior

Honda Civic Hybrid of following generation is equipped with a 110-strong power-plant combining the 1,5-litre gasoline engine, the electromotor, a variator and the complete set of lithium-ionic accumulators. According to the manufacturer, the average expense of such car makes 5,2 litres on 100 km of run. It approximately on 0,5 is less, than at the previous hybrid models by Honda Civic.

Charged version Si received the 2,4-litre motor capacity (200HP). The engine works together with a six-step mechanical gear box. Dynamic characteristics of such car are not specified yet.