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Old 14th August 2008, 22:41   #61
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Default The Real Civic SPORT

The Real Civic SPORT that already exists, but not given to India.
I think people should send a message by not buying this.

Specifications (Stock Civic 2.0 S)
Engine K20Z
Configuration 16V PGM-Fi DOHC i-VTEC
Displacement 1998 c.c.
CR 9.6
Max Power 155ps (114kW) at 6,500rpm
Max Torque 19.2kgm (188 Nm) at 4,500rpm
RedLine 6,800rpm
Transmission 5AT with GLC and paddle sequential shift
Kerb Weight 1315 kg
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Old 15th August 2008, 19:59   #62
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Where did u get this 2L version. It sure looks same as the Indian Civic, the alloys are great (thank God), but the power is only 20 Bhp + on the stock Civic.

What - how - where ?

Bolting on a turbo kit to the Civic would give much better returns in power..

What did you pay for this ?



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Old 16th August 2008, 12:44   #63
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Though this is definitely more SPORT than what we get, it still doesnt look too hot to me.

Why dont they get inspired by the TYPE R?!
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Though this is definitely more SPORT than what we get, it still doesnt look too hot to me.

Why dont they get inspired by the TYPE R?!
Chrome handles and linings on a SPORT! I cannot digest this.
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I wonder why the Civic sales have been on a steady slide?
I love the Civic, but it's really not the most practical sedan, is it? Low seating, low ground clearance and low "low rpm" torque. Even the FE is low by Honda standards (LOL, how many lows in there!!!). This, coupled with the new Corolla / Jetta, may have taken customers away from the Civic.

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I dont understand why you guys are making a big deal about this and bashing Honda
Dont forget Mitsubishi cedia also came with this same sports badge. It was nothing more than the normal cedia with a Spoiler, skirting and leather seats.

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Simply because we expect more from a Honda than from an HM. As I posted earlier, the OHC Vtec sold in respectable numbers. Why couldn't Honda work that same magic for the Civic? I don't need Honda to make such a silly "sporty" variant of the Civic...my local accessory shop can do just as well.
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This, coupled with the new Corolla / Jetta, may have taken customers away from the Civic.
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True, the Civic has a free run of the market. Nothing else was comparable in terms of sheer newness,service support etc.Couple this with the Indian love for the Honda brand and voila!

Finally some competition. However, if VW has Skoda like service, then the Jetta will be out of Honda`s way pretty soon!
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This has become a way in India. First Ford Fiesta S and now Civic. No new engine to justify the Sport Tag, just spoilers. Mann!
Ford India surely deserves more credit than that.
the S in Fiesta S means "Sport". A sportier suspension, apart from facelifts, deserves appreciation and cannot be compared to the Honda con-job in any way.
Did you scan the Fiesta S specs carefully?
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I love the Civic, but it's really not the most practical sedan, is it? Low seating, low ground clearance and low "low rpm" torque. Even the FE is low by Honda standards (LOL, how many lows in there!!!).
One more - low boot space
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This has become a way in India. First Ford Fiesta S and now Civic. No new engine to justify the Sport Tag, just spoilers. Mann!
The Ford Fiesta Sports has much more different skirting, spoiler, bigger alloys and tires, body colors instead of chrome, fogs etc. The interiors are also different in dual color around black theme instead of beige, different seats, sporty pedals and so on. More importantly the Fiesta S is available in exclusive sports colors.
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I was hoping that maybe they'll launch it with the 2.0 engine & 6-speed gearbox
That would be something!
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Is the Civic Sports selling? I have hardly seen a couple of them so far. Wonder if this has been able to stem the sagging Civic sales. Any idea on the numbers?
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So far, in the last week (pretty hectic, all over the city for the entire day), I have seen only a single Civic Sports. One. Uno. Ek. Orennam.

The Honda sales dude I spoke to when I went for PDI today told me that a total of 80-100 Civics have been sold in TVM so far. I think Honda is going to have a hard time selling those thousand "limited" old S stock. Err, I mean the Sport.
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I haven't seen a single Sport model on the road yet in Delhi/NCR/UP.
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I haven't seen a single Sport model on the road yet in Delhi/NCR/UP.

I was about to put up one spotting here. A white Civic Sport - white skirts, white rear spoilers and white alloys. THe gardener of that house seemed to be the only one gawking at it.

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I saw a civic today with normal Steel Wheels. No alloys!! Which Variant is that!!

also, i have seen only one Civic S so far...
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