2015 Honda Civic - interior, design, technical characteristics, price
Company Honda has further teasers and reported some details about the next hatchback generation of Civic Type R, which will debut in March at the Geneva Motor Show. The maximum speed is 270 kilometers per hour making it the fastest car in its segment.
Dynamic characteristics with aerodynamics of Honda Civic, developers have optimized the use of computer programs in conjunction with testing in a wind tunnel. The model will be equipped with a front splitter, rear diffuser, side skirts, sporty style of a special form. By the way, according to Honda, sports diffuser allows the car literally absorbed into the road surface.
2015 Honda Civic: Design
Honda engineers assert that they have been able to achieve superior stability of Honda Civic 2015 Type R, at high speeds and high level of downforce. Due to a specially designed shape of the front bumper in the aggressive style, now suppressing turbulence around the front wheel axle, thereby reducing air resistance.
Most probably the vehicle will remain unchanged: length - 4.270 meters, width - 1.785 m, height - 1.445 m, wheel base-2.620 m. The same goes for ground clearance - clearance size probably will remain equal to 134 mm, so travel by car Honda Civic excluding Type R would have to be extremely cautious on many sections of poor roads. The machine is not very big, so five adult passengers will not feel very comfortable.
2015 Honda Civic: Technical characteristics
Honda Civic developers are still working on improving suspensions, braking and steering. Honda decided to install only one version of the engine for a new model with front-wheel drive, which does not provide for the complete set of automatic transmission. According to Honda report, the novelty should work only in tandem with mechanics, and automatic transmission as an alternative not even discussed for the long term. Under the hood of 2015 Honda Civic, there will be a petrol power unit with capacity of 2.0 litres, 280 horsepower and a torque of 400 Nm. Information about fuel consumption is not available, but the last test drive revealed that the Japanese are much more economic than the previous generation and can accelerate
hundreds in just 6 seconds. Initially, the company considered the possibility to install a hybrid on your vehicle, but later decided to stay on the turbo gasoline engine.
2015 Honda Civic: Interior
5-inch display is installed inside Honda Civic 2015 for the driver, which displays information on audio system and various functions for hands-free phones. The quality of materials are good. Most of the switches and buttons are placed harmoniously and they are very comfortable.
Fans of technology, high-tech gadgets, can look forward to an installed system HondaLink, which allegedly supports smartphones from Apple. This system includes voice Assistant Siri Eyes Free, as well as several search features, audio, navigation and integration with social networks.
2015 Honda Civic: Price
The price for the basic version of the Honda Civic 2015 starts at $ 18,490.