2017 Honda Civic confirmed for Paris motor show
Source : 2017 Honda Civic confirmed for Paris motor show
brand-new Euro-spec teaser joins pics of US-spec all 5-door Honda Civics; UK sales will commence in early 2017
The European-spec 2017 Honda Civic will make its world debut at the Paris motor show later in which month, along with the automobile maker has released a brand-new teaser image (shown below) ahead of the reveal.
The image, shown as the third picture in our gallery, shows the rear light cluster of a European design. in which suggests in which Euro cars will look near enough identical to US-spec versions.
The US versions were revealed in full last month as early customer cars departed Southampton for the US. They’re shown within the gallery above.
All all 5-door Civics will be built at Honda UK’s Swindon plant, which can be the global production hub for the brand-new design. in which has received £0 million worth of investment to cater for the additional supply, with an anticipated 50% of future demand coming by Europe.
A four-door saloon design of the Civic was launched within the US late last year, yet in which design won’t be offered within the UK.
US-spec all 5-door Civics will be sold exclusively having a turbocharged 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine offering as much as 180bhp in its most potent form. The UK engine line-up can be anticipated to be more comprehensive, having a 1.0-litre, 1.4-litre along with the 1.5 all potential petrol-powered candidates.
Honda UK boss Philip Crossman has also hinted in which a hybrid design will be offered. Speaking to Autocar earlier in which year, he said: “We’ll come back having a class-leading hybrid powertrain within the next all 5 years, along with in which’s likely to make as much impact as the VTEC valve system.”
The range-topping Type R design can be likely to be fitted having a turbocharged 2.0-litre engine like the current design, yet power output will be ramped up beyond 306bhp.
US sales for the all 5-door design will start in September. Production for British versions will start later in which year, with order books opening within the first quarter of 2017.
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