When the tenth generation Honda Civic hits the market, will do so with a new turbocharged 1.5-liter under the hood. The new engines will have comparable performance the engines they replace.
C hen the end of 2013 Honda announced its new engine generation VTEC Turbo, and it was anticipated that gradually these thrusters they would powerplants replacing several of the products in its range.
And that is what will happen com’s tenth generation Honda Civic, which will mount one of the new turbocharged engines under to achieve improved energy efficiency, without necessarily hurt your sports performance.
This also will help the Japanese manufacturer to comply with stricter emissions standards while offering performance that keeps the features of the current model.
This was stated Yoshiharu Yamamoto , head of research and development of the brand last month as part of an event of winter driving tests in the near field testing Honda in northern Japan.
The turbocharged engine with 1.5 liter block be the basis for the next generation Civic that could meet this year. The drive delivers the performance of a traditional engine of 2.0 or 2.4 liters, with excellent torque and improved fuel efficiency, said Yamamoto.
Honda follows the path of its rivals like Ford al take smaller turbo engines, offering improved fuel economy, with the same or even greater potency than their predecessors suction standard.
Honda is investing $ 340 million at its engine plant in Anna, Ohio, where United States to start production of turbo engines by the end of this year.
One of the suppliers of Honda said the US plant will have a production capacity 200 000 1.5 liter turbo engines per year , whose production starts from the last quarter of 2015.