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Honda Launches All-New 10th generation Honda Civic “Creating New Era” for the Sedan Market in Pakistan
Lahore, Pakistan, July 22, 2016 - Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited (HACPL) today launched the all-new 10th generation Honda Civic, which was very much anticipated in Pakistan. The all new Civic, dramatically evolved from its predecessors, comes with various automotive innovations, including a new VTEC TURBO engine which provides a powerful performance and excellent fuel efficiency, as well as advanced technologies. HACPL is certain that the all new Civic will create a New Era as an all-new benchmark for the sedan market in the Pakistani automobile industry with its innovative features and futuristic design.
The all-new Honda Civic has been created with the sport and advanced body design, using the “Wide and Low” body styling concept to enhance a sense of sport and self-assured driving including more spacious cabin. The exterior comes with an ideal level of luxury and bold appearance which includes sleek sporty design with sharp character lines and a chrome front grille in wing shape.
The all-new Civic has been introduced to the Pakistani market with three grades: 1.8 i-VTEC, and 1.8 i-VTEC Oriel and all-new VTEC TURBO. The all-new VTEC TURBO variant is powered by a new 1.5-liter DOHC VTEC TURBO engine, which is introduced to Pakistan for the first time, and a new CVT, both developed under Honda’s “Earth Dreams Technology”. The 1.8-liter SOHC i-VTEC series are also together with a CVT developed under the “Earth Dreams Technology” to offer a very responsive driving performance and better fuel saving.
The highlighted features of the three variants include the class-leading safety systems, which include Electric Parking Brake (EPB), Auto Brake Hold (ABH), Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA), Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Hill Start Assist (HSA), Emergency Stop Signal (ESS), Reverse Camera as well as SRS airbags.
A wide range of advanced technologies in the all-new Civic provides convenience and ultimate comfort in all driving. One of the main advanced features on the new Civic is Remote Engine Start. To get the engine ready and the cabin temperature comfortable before a journey starts, Remote Engine Start can turn on the engine and the air-conditioner remotely while the doors remain locked and the car is immobilized until the driver enters inside the car with the smart key and start the engine. The vehicle also comes with Push Start button. Furthermore, other advanced technologies, such as Auto Climate Control System, Rear Entertainment System and Navigation Systems, are featured on the innovative car.
Mr. Noriaki Abe, Chief Operating Officer, Regional Operations (Asia & Oceania) of Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and President & CEO of Asian Honda Motor Co., Ltd., attending the launching event held at Faletti’s Hotel in Lahore, stated, “Pakistan is very important for Honda’s business in Asian & Oceania region. A quarter of the all Civics in the region was sold in Pakistan last year. We are confident that the 10th generation all-new Civic made in Pakistan will be loved by Pakistani customers with its innovative, elegant design and high performance.”
Mr. Toichi Ishiyama, President & CEO of Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd., mentioned at the launch, “Honda Civic has been a household name since its introduction into Pakistan in 1994. I am sure that Pakistani car customers’ expectations for a sedan model would never be the same again after the introduction of the all-new Honda Civic, and that this car will be “Creating a New Era ” in the Pakistani automobile industry.
The 10th generation all-new Civic will be displayed and sold at 23 Honda authorized dealers nationwide from today.
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