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Ahhh very nice!
They really need a hatch IMO though.
 

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There is a hatch Type R. link

I'm gonna go off on a rant here, but I hate that Honda pulled the Civic hatch from the US. They say it's because the 7th gen hatch (EP3) didn't sell, but it's clear and obvious why it didn't. It would have sold better if it wasn't so soft on performance, and it doesn't help that the hatch was only available as an Si. If there had been a hatch dx, like there's supposed to be, and a better engine in the Si, it would have sold better. But as it is, nobody looking for performance was interested in it, and nobody looking for low-cost utility was interested in it. The latter crowd was surely turned off by the lack of an auto trans as well.

It's like Honda devised a self-fulfilling prophecy so they could stop selling us hatches. I know they say we have the Fit now, and I love the Fit, but it doesn't come as a 3-door, and when I see pics of the new Euro hatch, I want one.
 

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Never have been in to the civic but this year, nothing has changed. I'll stick with my rex. 8)
 

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I had an ep3, and if honda had simply either made it weigh 200lbs less or given it double-wishbone suspension, it would have been a huge winner. After getting my CRX, my standards have been raised (wierd saying that about such an old car!).
 

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zerocool1014a said:
we need a new crx... i wonder how many people would have to sign a petition or something to get honda to build a new one... *shrugs* thats pretty hott tho.. but i would want a hatch :)
It would suck anyway. Too many safety restrictions have been made. I would be more interested in them building reproductions of the 88-91 chassis. A complete unmolested shell to transfer all your goods too. I would be willing to pay 2-3K for a virgin shell, hell they can even keep the pass engine mount bracket. Also they should reproduce the exclusive, and VT interior parts in LHD. If Honda would do that I would take back all the bad things I often say about them.
 

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jfrolang said:
I'm gonna go off on a rant here, but I hate that Honda pulled the Civic hatch from the US. They say it's because the 7th gen hatch (EP3) didn't sell, but it's clear and obvious why it didn't. It would have sold better if it wasn't so soft on performance, and it doesn't help that the hatch was only available as an Si. If there had been a hatch dx, like there's supposed to be, and a better engine in the Si, it would have sold better. But as it is, nobody looking for performance was interested in it, and nobody looking for low-cost utility was interested in it. The latter crowd was surely turned off by the lack of an auto trans as well.
Agreed.
One bad selling generation and they scrap the hatch from their lineup altogether?
Especially since the hatches have been solid sellers throughout their long run!

Personally, i don't like the new Civic. It is too big of a car and really has gotten away from what it once was.
6th gen is my limit :D
 

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Ya after the 6thgen's Honda has gone way down hill in my opinion the cars keep getting Fatter and the performace seems more sluggish. I agree they need to reproduce The CRX, EG Hatch, DA9's and DC2's those are The Best Hondas ever made in my opinion

~Brent
 

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The video link Civic Type R will probably become the Integra in the US, and the Hatch pics in the second one will probably be the next gen Civic Si. It wouldn't surprise me if it went down like that.

As for a 3 door Fit; the EP3 is the 3 door Fit, and all most of you ppl did was talk (crap) about it. I had one and really enjoyed it. I down traded for a beater to get out of payments, only to have the transmission on the beater crap out. I eneded up with other payments, but that's a whole different story.
 

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I think you've been out of the game too long man. :?

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The video link Civic Type R will probably become the Integra in the US
The Integra is dead, everywhere. There are no 2007s and there won't be any more anywhere; definitely not in the US. Even in the unlikely scenario that a new Integra was built and exported to the US, Acura would not call it Integra, and it would look nothing like that Civic.

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...and the Hatch pics in the second one will probably be the next gen Civic Si.
That CTR hatch (JDM only) is a current gen Civic. It is not a next gen US Civic. By then (2011) it will be far too old to be competitive, Honda will have a new Civic hatch in Europe and Japan, and American Honda still won't sell a Civic hatch in the US.

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As for a 3 door Fit; the EP3 is the 3 door Fit, and all most of you ppl did was talk (crap) about it.
An EP3 is a 3-door Civic, not a Fit. I don't know where you got this crazy idea. There were 5-door versions of the EP3 sold in other countries, right alongside the Fit/Jazz. I already explained why people didn't like the US-spec EP3, it alienated performance buyers and economy buyers.

Sorry to be harsh dude, but these things have to be squashed before we hear rumors about "the next gen Integra."
 

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jfrolang said:
I think you've been out of the game too long man. :?

mithuth said:
The video link Civic Type R will probably become the Integra in the US
The Integra is dead, everywhere. There are no 2007s and there won't be any more anywhere; definitely not in the US. Even in the unlikely scenario that a new Integra was built and exported to the US, Acura would not call it Integra, and it would look nothing like that Civic.

mithuth said:
...and the Hatch pics in the second one will probably be the next gen Civic Si.
That CTR hatch (JDM only) is a current gen Civic. It is not a next gen US Civic. By then (2011) it will be far too old to be competitive, Honda will have a new Civic hatch in Europe and Japan, and American Honda still won't sell a Civic hatch in the US.

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As for a 3 door Fit; the EP3 is the 3 door Fit, and all most of you ppl did was talk (crap) about it.
An EP3 is a 3-door Civic, not a Fit. I don't know where you got this crazy idea. There were 5-door versions of the EP3 sold in other countries, right alongside the Fit/Jazz. I already explained why people didn't like the US-spec EP3, it alienated performance buyers and economy buyers.

Sorry to be harsh dude, but these things have to be squashed before we hear rumors about "the next gen Integra."
The next gen Integra is being produces in the Ohio Plant, next to the 2008 CRX :twisted:

You're right, I haven't kept up with the Honda line up since I got rid of my EP3 and CRX. Thanks for the clarification. :D
 
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