Honda will showcase a large presence at the 2016 SEMA show, headlined by the North American debut of the radical new Civic Type R Prototype, straight from its global introduction in Paris. The Civic R Prototype offers a preview of the next-generation Civic Type R, which will top off the 10th generation Civic lineup when it launches next year.
Joining the Type R will be a posse of custom-built, accessorised and tuned Civic variants. This “Civicpalooza” will highlight the custom options available for the new Civic – from an all-new 2017 Civic hatchback with Honda Genuine Accessories to the 600-horsepower Civic Red Bull Global Rallycross race car, fresh from its strong performance at the 2016 GRC season finale in Los Angeles.
2016 Honda Civic Coupe / MAD Industries
The MAD Industries Civic showcases the versatility and fun factor behind the all-new Civic coupe, with its aggressive stance and turbocharged power. Painted in BASF R-M Waterborn System in Aegean Blue and Jet Black, complete with Carbon 2 Carbon handcrafted Carbon fibre ground effects, single exhaust and Spec R wing, the MAD Industries Coupe catches the eye from every angle. The bold cockpit artfully blends the Aegean Blue and black exterior accents detailed by MAD Industries luxurious-but-sporty appointed custom interior, along with Roadwire leather seat covers with perforated suede inserts, contrasted by blue stitching in the seat, door panels and steering wheel. The Eibach Pro Kit Performance Springs are on a set of 19-inch Rotiform QLB Forged wheels wrapped with Toyo Proxes T1R tyres.
2017 Honda Civic Hatchback/Honda Factory Performance (HFP) Concept
The 2017 Civic hatchback is outfitted with a Honda Factory Performance accessory concept package featuring custom HFP accessories including deck lid spoiler, brake rotors, carpet floor mats and emblems. In addition, the vehicle sports red underbody spoilers, black wheel lock and wheel lugs and 19-inch HFP alloy wheels.
2016 Honda Civic Sedan Meguiars Build – Civic X Concept
On display at the Meguiar’s booth, the recrafted Civic X Concept boasts a sportier aesthetic thanks to the use of a carbon fibre bonnet and numerous Honda accessory enhancements. The exterior package is complemented with black accents in gloss and matt black textures.
Performance fun is boosted by a number of upgrades from Greddy Performance Products while styling and handling is further enhanced with SSR wheels and Pirelli ultra-high performance tyres. A more aggressive stance and firmer handling is delivered by a full coilover upgrade. The interior receives a major overhaul with a two-tone red and black alcantara combination and features contrast stitching, while sound is amplified thanks to a custom system featuring additional subwoofers and amplifiers.
2016 Honda Civic Coupe aLL STaR Performance / Tjin Edition
The aLL STaR Performance / Tjin Edition Honda Civic Coupe was designed to be the ultimate street cruiser and incorporates elements from various automotive genres to showcase the personalisation potential of the restyled Civic. The exterior features an Apollo Top One Auto Part front lip spoiler, matched with a pair of HFP side skirts and rear valances, all sprayed in a custom Axalta Sunrise yellow paint finish, applied by LR Autobody. For rollers and stoppers, a set of forged Rotiform OZT wheels are wrapped in the all-new Falken FK450 tyres, while a custom BC Racing BR Series coilover kit and Baer 6P brake upgrade finish the suspension and braking. The interior features one-of-a-kind Katzkin perforated suede and leather combination complimenting the Civic’s exterior.
2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car
Fresh on the heels of the 2016 Global Rallycross season finale, the 2016 GRC Civic Coupe Competitive Race car arrives on the SEMA floor, literally covered with track dust and dirt. Developed from a production-model 2016 Civic coupe chassis by renowned builders and racers Olsbergs MSE (OMSE) with technical assistance from Honda Performance Development (HPD), the Civic Red Bull GRC car is built to withstand the rigorous demands of racing in a series that emphasises repeated aggressive acceleration and varied terrain. The car will boast more than 600 horsepower, turn in a 0-60 mph time of 1.9 seconds and is designed to handle the 70-foot table-top jumps featured on each racetrack.
2017 Honda Civic Coupe Racing Concept
The same designers and engineers responsible for the development of the 10th generation Civic coupe have built the 2016 Coupe Racing Concept car. Built with an FIA specification safety cage, the 2016 Coupe Racing Concept is able to compete in domestic and international endurance sports car events and will make its first official race debut at the USAF 25 Hour of Thunderhill on December 3-4, 2016.
Honda’s SEMA footprint also will include the all-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup truck outfitted with Honda Genuine Accessories, along with three Honda Ridgeline project vehicles built in partnership with some of the most creative automotive tuning houses in the U.S.