Styling is the most important part in coupe class. Honda Civic is attractive vehicle. Many mechanics are tuning this vehicle to make it sportier. Now, they have a new task, since Japanese company is launching this car as coupe. Well, making sporty car more attractive is a tough task. The 2018 Honda Civic Coupe will have new engine and design, especially its edges. Now, for upcoming season, company is planning another additions in infotainment and cabin. We expect great car, and we are sure Honda won’t disappoint.
2018 Honda Civic Coupe engine
Under the hood of the 2018 Honda Civic Coupe lays 2.0-l four-cylinder engine. This is base option, with output of 160 horsepower. However, new Civic Coupe gets another option. That should be a 1.5-l turbocharged I-4 powertrain. This unit can deliver more power, probably around 175 hp. Both engines are sending power to constantly variable transmission. This gearbox is better with upshifts. Stronger drivetrain can sprint to 60 mph in just under 7 seconds, which is faster comparing to previous edition. Front-wheel drive remains main system, and AWD is also available for higher trims.
2018 Honda Civic Coupe redesign
Architecture of the upcoming vehicle is very similar to its predecessor. Again, it uses same platform. However, wheelbase length is now at 106.3-inches. It is 3.1-inch longer than before. Sharper edges of the shell give more attractive look. Nevertheless, these also provide better aerodynamic. Cabin is quiet, and there is less vibrations and engine noise. New sheet metal is also lighter, and 2018 Honda Civic Coupe will save 200 pounds. Again, this leads to better fuel economy. Interior is equipped with modern features. Therefore, most of them are shared with standard Civic. But, buyers shouldn’t be worried. Honda prepared many trim levels, including LX, EX-T, EX-L, and top of the class, Limited edition models.
2018 Honda Civic Coupe release date
The 2018 Honda Civic Coupe is coming not so soon. We doubt Japanese carmaker will launch it during next year. Experts believe it is likely to happen in 2018, probably on spring. However, these information is not confirmed yet, and we expect official statement from Honda.