Honda will be bringing its new Civic Tourer to next month's Frankfurt Motor Show, just as we predicted in our spy shots of the new MPV from back in April. The new model, which will arrive in European dealers in 2014, will be built alongside Honda's Euro-spec Civic hatchback, Jazz (Honda Fit) and CR-V in Swindon, Wiltshire, UK.

Honda first hinted at the Civic Tourer with a concept at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, which is set to do battle with the Toyota Auris and Volkswagen Golf in the European market. The production Civic Tourer will also be shown alongside a refreshed Civic hatchback, yet another NSX Concept variant, a McLaren MP4/4 Formula One car, and Honda's World Touring Car Championship Civic.
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Honda's New Civic Tourer to Make Public Debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show

7 August 2013

Honda's new British built Civic Tourer will be making its first public appearance at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show alongside the refreshed Civic hatchback. In addition to these two debuts, Honda will showcase a selection of modern and historic racing machines alongside its ultimate sportscar, the NSX Concept, highlighting Honda's racing DNA and sporty heritage.

Civic Tourer & Refreshed Civic hatchback
Developed and designed in Europe, the new Civic Tourer features a sleek and sophisticated exterior combined with class leading interior space. This new model will be built at Honda's UK manufacturing factory in Swindon alongside the Civic hatchback variant, Jazz and CR-V and is set to be launched in early 2014.

Alongside this new addition to the Civic family, Honda is further strengthening the Civic range with a refreshed hatchback model. The Civic will feature exterior and interior design refinements and will also be displayed for the first time at Frankfurt Motor Show.

Honda NSX Concept II
This concept, first shown in Europe at the Geneva Motor Show earlier in the year, suggests a potential direction for the next-generation NSX's interior design. The NSX will act as the halo of the Earth Dreams Technology series, embodying Honda's philosophy of balancing dynamic performance with environmental efficiency.

McLaren Honda MP4/4 Heritage F1 Car
Powered by a 1500cc V6 twin-turbo engine, this iconic machine dominated the 1988 F1 series, winning 15 of 16 GPs. It set the record for the number of GP wins in a season and won both the Constructor's and Driver's championships. Honda will return to F1 in 2015 under a joint project with McLaren.

Honda WTCC Car
Honda is competing in the 2013 FIA World Touring Car Championship with drivers Gabriele Tarquini and Tiago Monteiro and Honda will be displaying the 2013 car at Frankfurt 2013. The Civic WTCC car utilises the HR412E engine, a completely bespoke 1.6 litre 4 cylinder direct injection turbo-charged petrol engine, fully conforming to FIA regulations for the WTCC.

Honda will also display the RC213V Race Motorcycle that is currently running in the Moto GP for the Repsol Honda team, further demonstrating Honda's passion and pedigree in the world of Motorsport.

The Honda Press Conference will take place at 13:30hrs CET on Tuesday 10th September on the Honda stand (Hall 9: Stand B11).


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      bonehead
      • 1 Year Ago
      can you stop posting new articles and instead fix the broken commenting system. It looks like about 50-75% of comments disappear a few hours after showing. /soapbox YES i really want a civic wagon!
        piggybox
        • 1 Year Ago
        @bonehead
        Just use disqus, AB
          beanrew
          • 1 Year Ago
          @piggybox
          I used to comment on posts all the time, as in daily, multiple times, now its a few times a year. Comment section does not allow effortless posting, and without that, 9/10ths of commentators do not participate.... I hate it
          Pat
          • 1 Year Ago
          @piggybox
          Ditto to beanrew said ... I was a regular contributor until AB changed the commenting system.
        ishmaelcrowley
        • 1 Year Ago
        @bonehead
        Been wondering why my comments disappear.
      bK
      • 1 Year Ago
      Too bad we're not getting this... We should have gotten the Fit hybrid and Fit shuttle a long time ago.
      Racerman967
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks very close to the size and dimensions of the 2013 Honda Stream sold in Japan
      Farmboy
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks like the tail lights still stick out like they have. Still looks attractive. Hell, if this were available as a hybrid, it'd make a damn fine attractive Insight.
      Caarz
      • 1 Year Ago
      I just hope they make a civic other then sedan or coupe, would like a wagon SI, or a st focus wagon for the USA not only European market, off topic I know ha
      Dvanos
      • 1 Year Ago
      Ugh! Just makes me wanna barf just like the cross-tour.
      Topher.Mctopherton
      • 1 Year Ago
      !? what? the Cross-tour was not enough of a meh/failure ? /facepalm/
        bonehead
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Topher.Mctopherton
        clearly you dont know what a wagon is and why people like them. The cross-tour was a failure because its a wagon without space and a tall car without suv with a giant does of ugly. This is an actual wagon with actual wagon space and ride height which means actual wagon driving feel. Its a real wagon! for the US market! That will be attractive, efficient, and reasonably priced!!!! wagon lovers rejoice!!!!
          Domhnall
          • 1 Year Ago
          @bonehead
          Are you sure it's for the US Market? It seems like it'd be a no brainer, the B and C segments are hot for hatches nowadays, since we've been actually getting nice ones instead of crap. But no brainers are often not followed through on.
          bonehead
          • 1 Year Ago
          @bonehead
          and dont go poo poo-ing this because its not an AWD diesel wagon with a manual transmission
          beanrew
          • 1 Year Ago
          @bonehead
          i'd buy one
          Dayv
          • 1 Year Ago
          @bonehead
          Nobody said the US is getting this.
      MBR
      • 1 Year Ago
      A Civic wagon seems like a no brainer, what with Mazda and Subaru leading the way I'd buy one...
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      Rob
      • 1 Year Ago
      Honda does not do well in the Eurpopean market place. Wagons are popular there so this will be a market specific vehicle they will sell and try to compete with . I would much rather have a wagon than a compact CUV but the lemmings in the USA love the CR-V so Honda will most likely not spend money on marketing this here
        luigi.tony
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Rob
        Lemmings all over the world love the CR-V. It is the best selling SUV on the planet by a long shot.
      SpikedLemon
      • 1 Year Ago
      ... I'd consider a Civic hatch/wagon as my next vehicle. And, no, it doesn't need to be a diesel: it just needs to be able to tow my motorcycle.
      • 1 Year Ago
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