BRITISH BUILT HONDA CIVIC RANGE EXPANDING WITH NEW TOURER AND TYPE R
- Wraps Taken Off Honda Civic Tourer Concept
- Civic Type R Nurburgring testing to begin in 2013
Honda has taken the wraps off the Civic Tourer Concept at the 2013
Geneva Motor Show. This Concept provides strong hints to the exterior
design of the Civic Tourer production model which will make its debut
at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September. Honda has also confirmed
that track testing of the new Civic Type R will start at the
Nurburgring in 2013.
Civic Tourer Concept Unveiled
The Civic Tourer Concept shares many of the same features as the ninth
generation Civic hatchback model which was launched in late 2011. It
has a sophisticated, aerodynamic body that creates a clean, dynamic
With a distinctive profile amongst its competitors, the Civic Tourer
Concept has a low and wide stance giving it a sporty appearance which
is complemented by a sleek cabin style also found on the Civic
The Civic Tourer Concept continues the same design direction as
previous Honda Tourer derivatives such as the Accord Tourer and Civic
Aero deck which sought to offer smooth design combined with practical
and class leading cargo space.
The production version of the Civic Tourer will be in dealerships in
early 2014 and will be built alongside the hatchback model in Honda's
production facility in Swindon, Wiltshire.
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