The updated Civic will go on sale this spring, but Honda will be showing the car at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) and via a live webcast on January 10, 2011. Rumors have suggested a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder as a new base engine, while an Si model could get an engine as large as the powerful 2.4-liter 4-cylinder offered in the Acura TSX. Stay tuned to AutoGuide as more updates become available and see the rest of our 2011 Detroit Auto Show preview news by clicking here.
Hit the jump for the official press release
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For More Information:
Richard Jacobs (905) 888-4102
For Immediate Release
HONDA CIVIC CONCEPT TO MAKE WORLD DEBUT AT
NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
TORONTO (December 13, 2010) – The styling direction of the next-generation Honda Civic will debut at the 2011 North American International Auto Show during the press preview on Monday, January 10.
The company released a sketch of the Civic Concept that conveys the sleek and aerodynamic profile of the show vehicle. The production version of the 9th-generation 2012 Civic based on the revealed concept will go on sale in spring 2011. The reveal of the concept vehicle at the auto show will be broadcast live via webcast on: www.hondanews.com/live2011naias.
Now in its 41st year of operation in Canada, Honda Canada Inc. has sold more than 3,400,000 Honda and Acura passenger cars and light-duty trucks in Canada. A record high 91 per cent of the Honda and Acura vehicles sold in Canada in 2009 were produced at the company’s assembly plants in North America, up nearly 3 per cent from 2008. Since 1986, Honda has built more than 5,500,000 cars and trucks at its Ontario assembly facilities. More than half of all vehicles sold in Canada last year were also made here in Canada.
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