[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
Type R Teaser Video reveals sound of the new 3-tip exhaust system
More.......................
New Civic Si has 192lb-ft of torque, according to Honda email
More.......................
Acura Electrifies SUV Lineup with Powerful and Efficient 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid
More.......................
Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid and Honda Clarity Electric to Make Worldwide Debut at 2017 NYIAS
More.......................
Honda set to reveal 10th Generation Civic Type R later today
More.......................
Spied on the Street! 10th Generation Civic Si Sedan
More.......................
American Honda reports February 2017 Sales
More.......................
Automotive News: New Clarity BEV will only feature 80 mile range
More.......................
Accord --> Re: Jeep Wrangler or Honda Accord
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2017 Australian Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
CR-V --> Re: Engine Oil Topic
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 10AT production starts
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: Porsche tempts me in a way the new NSX never did
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura is Getting Left Behind
Join Discussion......
CR-V --> Re: Cruise Control Doesn't Hold Steady Speed (Videos)
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Trump Thinks Your Car's Gas Mileage Is... Your Business
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Civic Si release date??
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: 2017 Honda F1 PU
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Best of the Datsuns: Early Maxima
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 216 WHP Civic EX-T
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: CR: 7 Cars Owners Regret
Join Discussion......
HR-V/Vezel --> Re: HR-V manual transmission
Join Discussion......
Ridgeline - General Talk --> Re: 2018 Ridgeline?
Join Discussion......
Honda to Launch New (European) Civic at Frankfurt Motor Show
 Date: July 31, 2011 10:14
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda EU Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


HONDA TO LAUNCH NEW CIVIC AT FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW


Honda will launch the new Civic at the IAA Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Developed specifically for the European market, the Civic will be offered exclusively as a five-door hatchback and will compete in the C-segment. It will reach European showrooms in early 2012.
In the build-up to the reveal of the new Civic, Honda is releasing a series of short form films detailing its development. The first of these focuses on ride & handling.
NEW HONDA CIVIC: RIDE & HANDLING - TWO GENERATIONS AHEAD

The ride and handling of the new Honda Civic has been developed in Europe. Working closely with European colleagues and external experts, the Japanese development team analysed the current Civic's performance. This led to a focus on improving the ride quality of the new Civic, while retaining the sporty handling of the current model.

Honda's engineers were conscious that European roads are some of the most varied in the world, mixing fast highways with poorly surfaced country lanes. Initial testing was carried out at the Research and Development facilities in Japan, before the development team transferred to Europe to finalise the car.

"Every time we visited Europe during the development of the car, we achieved significant improvements in the ride and handling, tuning the car for the local demands," says Kazuo Sunaoshi, Development Leader - Chassis. "The new Civic is not just an evolution. In terms of ride quality, we have taken a major step forwards, equivalent to two generations of development."

The new Civic retains the largest cabin space within the C-segment by utilising the compact torsion beam rear suspension from the current Civic. To further improve body control and stability at high speeds, the wall thickness of the torsion beam and the diameter of the stabiliser bar have been increased. In addition, overall ride comfort and handling have been developed through the introduction of new fluid-filled compliance bushings to the rear suspension system.








HONDA TO LAUNCH NEW CIVIC AT FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW







Last edited by JeffX on August 01, 2011 06:46

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  A diesel version?
Basset3 3
  Torsion beam
Powered by Honda 19
  Acura's New Product Map
integrator 4
  Reuters is pushing Honda hard
King77 12
  New 2.2 i-DTEC engine - 150 hp > 110g/km Co2
KS34 6
  Why?
garfield134 7
  Poll
Ganplosive 1
  Why on earth would Honda bring it the US?
civicw 10
  3 door ?
Fan Koni 7
  JIC, we've been discussing this here (in TOV)
danielgr 0
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Test: Hondata Flashpro for 10th Generation Civic 1.5T 6MT
Read Article....................
TOV Dyno Test: 2017 Honda Civic Sport 6MT
Read Article....................
Q&A with Honda's Manager of Fuel Cell Vehicle Marketing, Steve Ellis
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2017 Honda Civic 5-door Sport
Read Article....................
TOV First Drive: 2017 Honda CR-V
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