ASEAN-spec 2016 Honda Civic starts testing in Thailand – Spied

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Had its world premiere in Los Angeles in September this year.

Courtesy of Honda Accord Club Thailand, the first spyshot of the 2016 Honda Civic testing in an Asian country (Thailand) has surfaced online. The model in question is the Civic sedan that was recently launched in the U.S market.

2016 Honda Civic rear spotted testing in Thailand
Honda recently announced the 2016 Civic Coupe for the American market as well.

As seen in the spyshot, the pre-production Civic has a silver wrap over its exterior, thereby not hiding much, with respect to exterior design. Unlike the model sold in the U.S., the tester is fitted with a small rear wing, which could be an optional accessory when launched. So far, only the rear-end has been snapped, and is inline with that of the North American-spec Civic.

The 2016 Civic sold in the U.S is available with two engine options: a 2.0 litre naturally-aspirated VTEC DOHC four-cylinder engine with 158 hp at 6,500 rpm and 187 Nm at 4,200 rpm, and a 1.5 turbo VTEC mill with 174 hp at 5,500 rpm and 220 Nm of torque from 1,800 to 5,000 rpm. Transmission options include a 6-speed manual (2.0 variant only) and a CVT gearbox.

2016 Honda CIvic white front quarter
The 2016 Civic sold in the U.S. is available with two petrol engine options: a 2.0 litre VTEC and a 1.5 turbo VTEC.

At the moment, Honda Cars India has not announced any plans to re-launch the Civic nameplate in the country. For 2016 though, the Japanese car maker plans on introducing the Accord and the BR-V.

2016 Honda Civic – Image Gallery

[Source: Honda Accord Club Thailand]

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