Honda Civic Hatchback Coming to North America

The all new 10th generation civic was unveiled at the Geneva auto show last week. The north american market has been without a hatchback civic for over 10 years now. The popularity of the vehicles throughout the 90’s into early 2000’s was a top seller for on of the worlds largest automakers Honda.

See some of the pictures below of the newly unveiled product, we assume when this product actually does come to market in the coming months it will become a little bit of a toned down version than what is actually pictured. The new model features a larger frame, wheels base was increased and it shares some sporty technologies similar to that of the Type R Civic from previous generations. The New coupe and sedan are going to be made available in both manual 6 speed transmissions and automatic. Pricing information has yet to be released however Honda has confirmed the addition to the online car building platform will be available next week.

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Mazda MX-R5F A possible New Auto-X Competitor

The Miata a small two door 2 seater entry level sports car manufactured by the Japanes automaker Mazda. A company not new to the game of manufacturing innovative vehicles and performance motors. The Miata has been a longtime favourite for all forms of auto enthusiasts since the early 90’s this week at the New York Auto show the replacement vehicle to the MX5 was revealed a brand new to the lineup convertible two door coupe that will be sold under the name of MX-R5F, unlike some of its predecessors this model sports an automatic and powered retractable roof! A button on the interior of the vehicle folds the roof, rear windows and all of the supports into the trunk in a hidden and clean and tidy way.

See the pictures below for what we are referring to.

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Although the vehicle has undergone a name change, and a drastic exterior revision the performance aspect and motor have not changed, the ever reliable and possibly under powered 2.0l NA motor still triumphs. Pair this with a 6 speed transmission and you may have a competitor for the Scion FRS. A true Auto-X competitor that can easily compete with a variety of different manufacturers vehicle and classes. Mazda also made it public knowledge that they had been selected for a variety of auto manufacturer awards world car of the year has been selected for the MX-R5F.

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