The Japanese brand’s Aero Pack enhances the five-door model with a newly designed front bumper with the top section finished in a body-matching colour and the lower in a carbon-inspired look, while the rear end of the car gains a different bumper in the same finishes.
Completing the look is a new set of ‘Argon’ alloy wheels in a matte clear coat with contrasting GunPowder Black windows, that are available in two sizes, either 17-inch or 18-inch.
During a warm summer day packed with plenty of fun and games with his friends - allegedly in New Hampshire, he decided to do some water sliding over the hood of a Honda Civic and on to a wet plastic sheet, all while holding a beer can in his hand.
As you can see for yourself in the video that follows right past the break, both the man and the car received what we would call a minor facelift but the beer made it out unscathed.
The Japanese carmaker’s WTCC contender is based on the European market Civic hatchback and features a special aero package with an extended front and rear skirt and other additional aerodynamic elements such as the large rear wing.
But what makes this Civic really stand out from its production brethren is the bespoke 1.6-liter 4 cylinder direct injection turbocharged HR-412E petrol engine.
For the mainstream crowd in Europe, Japan and other markets worldwide sans North America, Honda appears to be preparing a replacement for one of its more popular models, the Civic Type R.
As a test mule, this prototype doesn’t tell us much about the appearance of the actual Type R, which will be dressed up with a more aggressive aero kit.
It’s still early to know precise details about the powertrain choices, but as we see it, Honda can go one of two ways: either stick to a high-revving four-cylinder gasoline engine or follow a similar path to the NSX opting for a high-performance hybrid driveline, again with a four-cylinder petrol engine as the base.