SEMA 2016: Honda Will Have A Civicpalooza At SEMA

Posted: Oct 31 2016, 11:30am CDT | by , Updated: Oct 31 2016, 11:32am CDT , in Cars & Vehicles


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SEMA 2016: Honda Will Have a Civicpalooza at SEMA
Honda Civic Type R Makes North American Debut at the 2016 SEMA Show
  • Honda Civic Type R Makes North American Debut at the 2016 SEMA Show

The automaker will feature multiple cars including the Civic Type R, Civic Racing and Honda Powersports. Honda Civic Type R headlines "Civicpalooza" display featuring more than nine tuned, accessorized and custom-built Civic Sedans, Coupes and Hatchbacks

2016 Honda SEMA lineup features 10th Generation Civic Racing vehicles that include 2016 Red Bull Global Rallycross Civic Coupe race car and Civic Coupe Team Honda Racing West Endurance Racer. Honda Powersports and Honda Performance Development also expand SEMA presence.

2016 Civicpalooza

This year Honda will put up a very large display at the 2016 SEMA how. The Honda line up will be headlines by the US debut of the new Civic Type R prototype. The Civic Type R will be coming to SEMA straight from its global debut in Paris. What makes the Type R a headliner is a glimpse by Honda into the future of its styled cars. The next-generation Civic Type R will be the 10th generation Civic when it is reaches the market next year.

The Type R is not the only offering planned by Honda for the SEMA but it will be accompanied by an entire band of custom-built Civic variants, which have been especially accessorized and tuned for the upcoming SEMA. Therefore the display by Honda at SEMA is being referred to as a "Civicpalooza". The aim of the display is to highlight all the custom options which will be available from the all-new 2017 Civic.

2017 Honda Civic Type R Prototype

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R Prototype is built with low and wide proportion of the new Civic Hatchback. Enhancements include a muscular body styling along with alterations for improved aerodynamic performance. The front boosts a winged carbon fiber splitter matched with a sporty red accent line.

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback/Honda Factory Performance (HFP) Concept

Also joining the lineup is the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback (HFP) Concept. It is the third body style in the 10th-generation Civic lineup joining the 2016 Civic Sedan and Coupe. The concept consists of a Euro-inspired styling in a 5-door hatchback. The concept commits to a direct-injected turbo engine technology to give a sporty and versatile spin on Civic hatchback.

Another car worthy of our attention at upcoming SEMA is the 2016 SEGA Sonic Civic Sedan. The car was inspired from the Sonic the Hedgehog classic video game. Fox Marketing Cars is responsible for all the customizations on the car which features a vinyl Sonic the Hedgehog design on the exterior. The interior will pay tribute to 25 years of the games success with customized embroidered logos.

Honda Ridgelines Featured at SEMA 2016

Another part of Honda’s SEMA presence will be the all-new 2017 Honda Ridgeline pickup truck. The truck has been especially fitted with Honda Genuine Accessories. Another peculiar presentation is the 2017 Honda Civic Body-In-White, which has been developed for allowing amateur race teams to build their own race cars with performance parts. Similarly Honda is also bringing its ultimate street cruiser with the aLL STaR Performance Honda Civic Coupe also known as the Tjin Edition. Another customized Civic Coupe will be brought by the MAD Industries to showcase the fun side of Honda.

All Ridgelines on display at SEMA 2016 will be:

  • 2017 Honda Ridgeline + Honda Genuine Accessories
  • 2017 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition / MAD Industries Sport Truck with MAD Industries CB500F
  • 2017 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition / TJIN Edition + TRX250
  • 2017 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E / Fox Marketing with 2016 Honda FourTrax Foreman Rubicon 4x4 Automatic DCT EPS Deluxe

Civic Racing

Next up in the display at SEMA will be the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car. The car is coming directly from the 2016 Global Rallycross season finale. The race car was built in collaboration with renowned racers Olsbergs MSE (OMSE) with an engine capable of 600 horsepower. A 2017 Honda Civic Coupe Racing Concept will also grace the stage at SEMA. This will be built with an FIA specification safety cage, making it able to compete in both domestic and international endurance sports car events.

All racing cars on display at SEMA 2016 will be:

  • 2016 Honda Civic Coupe GRC Competitive Race Car
  • 2017 Honda Civic Coupe Racing Concept
  • 2016 SEGA Sonic Civic Sedan
  • 2017 Honda Performance Development Civic Body-In-White/Performance Race Parts
  • 2016 Honda Civic Coupe aLL STaR Performance / Tjin Edition
  • 2016 Honda Civic Coupe / MAD Industries
  • 2016 Honda Civic Sedan Meguiars Build – Civic X Concept

Honda Performance Development at SEMA 2016

Honda Performance Development Inc., Honda's North American racing company will showcase Alexander Rossi's Indianapolis 500 Champion IndyCar at SEMA 2016.

Honda Powersports at SEMA 2016

Another presentation by Honda is the Powersports display. The display will show the Factory Connection GEICO Honda CRF250R bike, the 2017 Honda Grom bike, the all-new Honda CBR1000RR SP bike, the 2017 CBR600RR Race bike and the CB500S 'Scrambler Concept'. Most notable is the Honda Scrambler Concept containing a twin-cylinder sport bike which is a replica of the popular "Scrambler" style.

All Powersports on display at SEMA will be:

  • Factory Connection GEICO Honda CRF250R
  • 2017 Honda Grom
  • 2017 Honda CBR1000RR SP
  • 2017 CBR600RR Race Bike
  • Honda CB500S 'Scrambler Concept'

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