• Jun 11, 2007
They're just coming out of the woodwork now. Just the other day we nailed it with the log-wheeled Skoda, and now comes news of a faux-wood Civic. Don't the owners know that fake anything goes against the grain of what the Civic is all about? Sure it's good to see the import crowd branching out, but really, woodgrain contact paper? They didn't even bother to carve around the car's logos.

Maybe some rogue splinter group of import customizers thought this hickory Honda could be spruced up with a few rolls of peel-n-stick, but they could have at least used paper that resembled Japanese maple.

Regardless, we'd love to get this Civic and the Skoda together. They'd make a beautiful pear, wouldn't they?

So, what's next? A Forester with fir seats? A boarded-up Aspen? This trend has just got to stop soon or we'll be totally stumped for puns.

Check out Axis of Oversteer for more, larger photos.

[Source: Axis of Oversteer]


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      • 7 Years Ago
      Instead of a car wash you'd have to clean it with Swiffer

      • 7 Years Ago
      Too bad it's not real wood, I'd like to get him a box of termites for Xmas.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Someone should put woodgrain contact paper on a Ford Flex, since Ford wanted it to be a "modern woody"
      • 7 Years Ago
      G'day from Down Under,

      Stumped for puns? Never - that'd just go against the grain!

      Cheers, mate

      David McMahon
      • 7 Years Ago
      And I wouldn't mind a fir-themed Forester. And I really like aspen trees.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Actually, an afterwarket "Ford 'Woody'" add-on kit for imports and compacts would be a pretty neat idea.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Honda's covered in fake wood, MR2's that look like Ferrari's, cats and dogs living together... what is this world coming to?!?
      • 7 Years Ago
      What's next? A Morgan.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Wow, I wonder how long it took to do that.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Yeah, I actually saw this in Tarrytown - about 30 minutes north of Manhattan last week.. FUGLY..

      I don't get why they didn't cut around the damned badges.
      Christopher Watts
      • 7 Years Ago
      It needs a wing on the back to complete the look. It needs a wing!! Why wouldn't he/she have added a wing to help it stand out??
      • 7 Years Ago
      Truly a manifesto of Japanese "quality": cover it up with a pretentious material posing as something more desirable.