[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show
More.......................
American Honda Reports August 2017 Auto Sales
More.......................
Some Civic Type Rs are overheating on track
More.......................
Spied on the STREET! Next Gen RDX
More.......................
Acura Reveals Striking New Design for 2018 Acura RLX; Debut Set for Monterey Automotive Week
More.......................
2018 Model Change Summary for Honda
More.......................
American Honda Reports Sales Figures for July 2017
More.......................
NSX GT3 to be sold globally
More.......................
General Talk --> Re: Proud new owner of...
Join Discussion......
Strictly Technical --> Re: Return of Double-Wishbone Suspension for Honda
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: Accord Production Begins In Marysville
Join Discussion......
Appearance & Detailing --> Re: Window Tint for Hondas and Acuras
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Spain flexes muscle against possible Catalonia succession
Join Discussion......
Fuel Cell Technology --> Re: Station offline due to compressor issues
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: I want a new car.... but I need a dryer.
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> MotoGP Aragon Qualifying Spoiler
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Carbon buildup on injectors of Honda L15B engine
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: G70: Korean Entry-level Luxury domination on the rise?
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: PROUD owners of the 10th gen Si?
Join Discussion......
MDX --> Re: 2018 MDX?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 5,000 deaths annually from dieselgate in Europe
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Michelin to Replace Continental in IMSA from 2019
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Honda trading McLaren for Toro Rosso
Join Discussion......
2004 Honda Civic Si Continues to Build on its Performance Heritage
 Date: October 06, 2003 20:05
 Submitted by:  Tuan
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: N/A


Torrance, Calif. 10/06/2003 -- The Honda Civic Si, the "hot hatchback" at the heart of the company's street performance legacy, enters the 2004 model year with a host of performance and character enhancing improvements.

Quickly embraced by import enthusiasts and the performance tuning market, the 2004 Civic Si will strengthen its position with larger 16-inch alloy wheels and tires for crisper handling and increased grip; redesigned headlights and taillights for a more modern look; new silver trim on the instrument panel and doors; and a new side sill garnish.

The heart of the Civic Si's sporting character is its 2.0-liter i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine that delivers 160-horsepower and 132 lbs-ft of torque, the most ever for any production Civic sold in America. The technologically advanced i-VTEC system continually adjusts valve lift and timing along with the phase of the intake camshaft phase depending on engine speed and load for a smooth torque curve that delivers refinement and fuel economy at low rpm, and maximum performance at high rpm.

Further enhancing the Civic Si's dynamic prowess are state-of-the-art Control-Link MacPherson strut front suspension and compact Reactive-Link double-wishbone rear suspension systems. Front and rear stabilizer bars, electrical power steering with variable assist, and large-diameter front and rear disk brakes round out the package.

Sporty details like aggressively bolstered sport seats with red stitching, a rally-style shifter mounted on the center instrument panel and white-face gauges make the Civic Si unique in its class. The highly versatile hatchback package with 60/40 split folding rear seats, in combination with Honda dependability, quality, and reliability further strengthen its value proposition.

In keeping with Honda's continuing focus on safety, the Civic Si features standard 4-wheel anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brake Distribution in order to maintain steering, traction and balance during emergency maneuvers. Additionally, the Civic Si employs advanced dual-stage front air bags, available side SRS airbags, dual seatbelt pre-tensioners and strategic use of high tensile strength steel to maximize occupant safety in the event of a collision.

The Honda Civic Si is produced exclusively at the Honda UK Manufacturing facility in Swindon, England.
Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  are they joking??
PK 0
  Continues to "not" deliver performance
lucky1 0
2018 Honda Accord Specifications and Features (PRELIMINARY)
Read Article....................
2018 Honda Accord PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Dyno Test: 2017 Honda Civic Si
Read Article....................
TOV First Drive: 2017 Honda Civic Type R
Read Article....................
TOV First Drive: 2017 Honda Civic Si
Read Article....................
2017 Civic Si PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2015 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy