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14th February, 2006

American Honda Motor Co., Inc., has announced that the Civic Si Sedan Concept is making its debut at the 2006 Chicago Motor Show.

The Civic Si Sedan Concept provides strong hints of the styling and performance for a production Civic Si Sedan scheduled to go on sale across America later this year, marking the first time that “Si” performance has become available in the Civic Sedan. Similar to the recently introduced Civic Si Coupe, the production Civic Si Sedan will serve as another performance leader for America's Civic line-up with a 16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC engine with an 8,000 rpm redline, mated to a close-ratio, 6-speed manual transmission. Helping to put the power to the ground is a helical-type, limited slip differential for improved traction and cornering performance.

The Civic Si Sedan Concept features custom 18-inch cast aluminium alloy wheels, 225/40ZR18 high-performance tyres, and 4-wheel disc brakes with large cross-drilled brake rotors and 4-piston Brembo calipers.

“The Civic Si Sedan Concept demonstrates how the high-performance attributes of the Civic Si Coupe can be directly applied to the functionality of a sedan,” said John Mendel, senior vice president of American Honda.

The 2007 Civic Si Sedan will mark a further evolution of Civic Si’s sixth generation alongside the Civic Si Coupe – and will be the first time a Civic Si is available in two body styles. The Civic Si first appeared in 1986 with subsequent Civic Si models appearing in 1989, 1992, 1999 and 2002.

The Civic Si Concept (coupe version) made its debut at the 2005 Chicago Motor Show, preceding the introduction of the all-new 2006 Civic Si, Civic Hybrid, Civic Sedan and Civic Coupe. The Civic Si Coupe and Civic Si Sedan will both complement America's Civic lineup with features designed to appeal to true enthusiasts seeking a high level of performance and value.

The all-new 2006 Honda Civic has attracted a high level of acclaim, including Motor Trend magazine’s prestigious 2006 Car of the Year award and the 2006 North American Car of the Year award.

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