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Honda Rolls Out 2014 Coupe, Adds More to CR-Z Hybrid

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Honda makes significant to the Civic Coupe, including the powerful 2014 Si model.

most automakers come to with an assortment of tricked out cars, it was nothing but the real at the Honda stand where the maker pulled the wraps off its 2014 Civic Coupe.

The marks the third major of the Honda Civic line in three years and underscores the significance of the Civic model and the competition in the compact segment.

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had some other big news for however. The maker also that it will be offering a version of the CR-Z hybrid, and its racing arm, Honda Development, or HPD, will now an expanded focus on aftermarket parts and accessories.

The Coupe still accounts for 20% of total Honda Civic in the U.S. market.

Since to the annual SEMA Show is to industry insiders, the public have to wait until the LA Auto Show to get a close at the 2014 Honda Civic The decision to bring the 2-door to Las reflects the fact that, “it was that helped spark the tuner craze,” and SEMA is zero for automotive performance explained John Mendel, the top executive at Honda.

( Click for a look at the performance concepts is showing off at SEMA.)

All versions of the 2014 Civic will receive revised metal, including a new front and grille, changes to the front and to the rear lamps.

“The are significant,” declared Mendel, the new 2-door’s unveiling.

The top-line of the 2-door, the 2014 Honda Coupe Si, will be the most Civic the Japanese maker has sold in the U.S. at 205 horsepower a 4 hp bump over the outgoing Torque, meanwhile, comes in at 174 a jump of 4.

(Mazda previews its Show concepts. Click for a closer look.)

Among revisions, the Si will adopt a honeycomb grille, while a new decklid spoiler, a front and a rear air diffuser.  Both the Si Coupe and Sedan will get new 18-inch wheels and tires.

This Civic HPD Coupe suggests some of what follow from HPD, s new street performance division.

The of the revised Civic Coupe the changes that began the 2013 Civic sedan – and the unexpectedly harsh response Honda got when it launched the Civic in 2011.

That new missed the mark, admitted during an interview with suggesting it was like “An A+ student home with an A-.” might have questioned that grade, but whatever the Honda rushed an “emergency of the sedan to market in little than a year and is now following up the Civic Coupe.

The Civic Si Coupe isn’t the Honda bulking up this model year.  Honda to offer a forced induction package that will the output of the anemic base by a full 70 hp, Mendel revealed. part of an effort to make the hybrid actually live up to its promise.

“We’re exploring the of the CR-Z, the executive said, that, “frankly, customers and alike wanted it to be a little

A concept version of the Honda on display at the Las Vegas Conventional features a variety of upgraded including upgraded brakes, and exhaust components and a new rear

Honda’s emphasis on performance at year’s SEMA Show is, as significant as the launch of the new Civic Ironically, while the tuner was quick to embrace the compact “We were slow to embrace” the of that market, says No longer.  “We’ve come to with the fact that part of the performance movement.”

forward, HPD will be responsible for and marketing street performance and accessories, Mendel revealed.  the move, “very significant,” suggested this is “now a business” for Honda, and the supercharger is likely just the first of performance accessories to come for a range of the maker’s products.

expects to reveal even about the 2014 Civic and other products at the upcoming LA Show.

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