2014 Civic Coupe features sportier exterior styling
2014 Civic Si boosts fun-to-drive performance with more horsepower
Launch of Honda Performance Development Street Performance Accessory
lineup beginning with CR-Z
133-mph Honda "Mean Mower" joins stock and modified cars and motorcycles
LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - A significantly updated 2014 Honda Civic
Coupe made its world debut today at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market
Association (SEMA) Show, offering a first look at new exterior styling
updates to Canada's best-selling passenger car. Honda also announced
that the performance-oriented Civic Si will benefit from increased
power and larger wheels and tires, making both the two- and four-door
varieties even more fun to drive.
Honda also surprised performance enthusiasts by announcing plans to
begin sales of street-oriented performance parts developed by Honda
Performance Development, Inc. (HPD), Honda's U.S.-based race
engineering company, starting with a full range of performance
accessories for the CR-Z sport hybrid coupe that will be available in
Canada. A power-boosting CR-Z supercharger package will follow in the
spring of 2014. In the longer term, HPD engineers are also
investigating other models and platforms in order to expand Honda's
street performance product line.
"We are making a positive statement about our commitment to the fun to
drive character of the Honda brand with the further advancement of the
2014 Civic Coupe and Si models. We are on an exciting path forward, as
we draw on our past racing experiences and heritage," said Dave
Gardner, vice president of sales and marketing, Honda Canada Inc.
The 2014 Civic Coupe and Coupe Si
Following a major refresh of Civic Sedan styling for 2013, Honda turns
its attention to the Civic Coupe and Coupe Si, implementing a host of
exterior design changes that include a more aggressive grille, hood,
front fenders and headlight design. Additional Coupe exterior changes
include new taillight lenses, sportier front and rear bumpers and new
The Civic Si Coupe benefits from the same styling enhancements as the
standard Civic Coupe, but adds Si-exclusive design cues, including a
unique lower front bumper garnish, larger rear decklid spoiler, a
distinctive front spoiler and sporty rear air diffuser. The Civic Si
Sedan picks up on these same cues, and both the Si Coupe and Si Sedan
get larger, 18-inch (+1 inch) wheels and tires with new wheel designs.
The performance-tuned Civic Si Coupe and Si Sedan also get a retuned
exhaust system that helps boost peak output to 205 horsepower1 (+4 horsepower) and 174 lb-ft of torque2 (+4 ft-lb).
More details about the full 2014 Civic lineup will be made available at
the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.
Civics on Display
On display at Honda's SEMA showcase are a 2014 Civic Si Coupe, a 2014
Civic Coupe EX-L equipped with a Honda Genuine Accessories aero kit and
18-inch wheels, the HPD Civic Si Coupe Race Car and the HPD Civic
Street Performance Concept, an aggressive street performance concept
featuring many HPD racing parts that currently only are available for
sanctioned race cars.
Honda Canada Inc. was founded in 1969. It has produced more than 6
million cars and trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities
and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario,
where the Honda Civic and CR-V models are manufactured. Honda Canada
has invested more than $2.6 billion in Canada and each year it sources
nearly $1.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers.
Honda Canada has sold more than 3.7 million Honda and Acura passenger
cars and light-duty trucks in Canada.
Summary of Vehicles on Display at the American Honda Booth
Honda Automobile Display
2014 Civic Si Coupe
2014 Civic EX-L Coupe equipped with Honda Genuine Accessories
2014 Accord Coupe with HFP® Accessories
From Honda Performance Development
HPD Civic Street Performance Concept
2014 CR-Z with HPD Street Performance Accessories
HPD Civic Si Coupe Race Car
Bisimoto Engineering 2014 Odyssey Project
MAD Industries 2013 Accord Sedan Project
2013 Civic Si Sedan Project
Eli Tomac's 2013 250 Motocross championship-winning CRF250R
The Slammer V-Twin custom cruiser concept
Gold Wing F6B
133 mph Mean Mower developed by Honda UK
1205 hp @ 7000 rpm (SAE net)
2 174 lb-ft of torque @ 4400 rpm (SAE net)
3 Aftermarket project vehicles. All modification information listed was
provided by the vehicle builders and has not been confirmed by American
Honda Motor Co., Inc. The modifications to these vehicles may void the
manufacturer's warranty, may not be legal for street driving in all 50
states and have not been specifically suggested, recommended or
approved by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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SOURCE: Honda Canada Inc.
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