We have already previewed the new 2022 Honda Civic and we were already excited because Honda said they would be back to introduce a new Si version along with a Type R. Today, the new Honda Civic Si makes its appearance to fit comfortably between the “normal” Civic and the forthcoming performance-injected Type R.
The Honda Civic Si is in some ways legendary for offering a little something extra in the performance department but not to the point that it turned away lighthearted enthusiasts. In fact, the Honda Civic Si attracted those on the light-hearted spectrum of being an automotive enthusiast and potentially introduced many Si-seekers to a world of sport compact cars with a little “extra” under the hood.
The last Honda Civic Si embodies a welcomed drivetrain that only offered a 6-speed manual transmission, the way God intended as far as we’re concerned. Well, for the 11th-generation Civic, Honda returns to the same formula in only offering a manual transmission. Such a choice doesn’t necessarily run off those who are enamored by flappy-paddle shifters, but rather it keeps a passion alive for those of us who like to row our own gears possibly adding a new charge to the life-support system that manual transmission is on in our brave new EV future.
The new 2022 Honda Civic Si is just what we need – us enthusiasts. A 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder now with a wider powerband that is happy to rev to its 6,500 rpm redline and hang out in that area for as long as you desire – or as long as the tank of premium fuel lasts. The front wheels will probably beg for traction as there are some components that are taken from the Type R to give the Civic Si some new life and tech that now allows you to adjust throttle response, steering effort, and
By: Malcolm Hogan
Title: New Car Preview: 2022 Honda Civic Si
Sourced From: www.automotiveaddicts.com/75066/new-car-preview-2022-honda-civic-si
Published Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:02:53 +0000
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