Two new TURBO engines VTEC of 1.0 and 1.5 liters premiere of the Honda Civic in Europe


The new Turbo engines VTEC Honda moved the Civic 2017

Honda announces the arrival to the european market of two new petrol engines turbo-charged. The tenth generation of the Honda Civic, which is scheduled to launch in early 2017 in the old continent, will be powered by new blocks TURBO VTEC 1.0 and 15 litres under his hood.

we Talk about petrol engines little size and direct injection that will offer great benefits in exchange for a reduced consumption. It is a three-cylinder 1.0-litre and a four-cylinder 1.5-liter that employ such a structure driving new technology of variable timing to reduce internal frictions and a turbocharger low inertia.

These new blocks corresponding to the new generation TURBO VTEC of the so-called series Earth Dreams Technology, of which we already know the version of largest-displacement -2.0 liters – equipped with the new Honda Civic Type R is 310 HP. Propellant, which allows the compact to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds and reach cruising speeds of up to 270 km/h with an average consumption of 7.3 liters per 100 km


The technology Earth Dreams Technology gains presence with the new 1.0 and 1.5 liters

The manufacturer does not speak yet on numbers of benefits for these new engines of smaller size, but speculations suggest that the small three-cylinder and 1.0-liter has a power in around the 128 HP and 200 Nm of torque. In terms of the version of 1.5-liter, the expectation rises up to 175 HP.

The company has confirmed the investment of 270 million euros in new technology and processes for the production of the new Honda Civic that will come to Europe in early 2017 as announced during the last Frankfurt show. The body of five-door will be produced exclusively in Europe, in particular in the plant that has Honda in Swindon, United Kingdom.