Los Angeles Auto Show 2016: Honda Is Back In The Game With New Civic Si

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Honda has unveiled the New Civic Si which will fall between the base model and the Type R edition. The Si will come equipped with 19-inch wheels and a unique aero kit featuring front and rear splitters and a rear spoiler.

Honda Civic Si Unveiled At L.A Auto Show

Both the Civic coupe and sedan will receive the high-torque 1.5-litre, inline-four cylinder, turbocharged engine. Unfortunately, Honda is yet to reveal the performance figures of the car.

Honda Civic Si Unveiled At L.A Auto Show

However, rumours suggest that the car could produce well over 220Bhp; a 16Bhp increase over the previous-generation Si.

Honda Civic Si Unveiled At L.A Auto Show

The more powerful engine will come connected with a six-speed manual gearbox with a short shifter capped by an aluminium knob.

Honda Civic Si Unveiled At L.A Auto Show

In the interior, the car boasts Si-exclusive bucket seats, red stitching, aluminium pedals, red interior illumination, and a Carbon instrument panel.

Honda Civic Si Unveiled At L.A Auto Show

Honda claims that the 2017 models will be the best-handling Civic's yet, thanks to the new active steering, active damper system, a limited-slip differential, and optional soft-compound tires.

Honda Civic Si Unveiled At L.A Auto Show

Full specifications and pricing of the Civic Si are expected to be announced closer to market arrival in early 2017.

Honda Civic Si Unveiled At L.A Auto Show

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Story first published: Thursday, November 17, 2016, 1:42 [IST]
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