Honda At SEMA 2013 - WOW!


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2014 Honda Civic


2014 Honda Civic Coupe Ignites Opening Day of 2013 SEMA Show


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Las Vegas November 5, 2013; A significantly updated 2014 Honda Civic Coupe made its world debut today at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) Show, offering a first look at new exterior styling updates to America's best-selling1 compact car. Honda also announced that the performance-oriented Civic Si will benefit from increased power and larger wheels and tires, making both the two- and four-door varieties even more fun to drive.


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            Honda also surprised performance enthusiasts by announcing plans to begin sales of street-oriented performance parts developed by Honda Performance Development, Inc. (HPD), Honda's U.S.-based race engineering company, starting with a full range of performance accessories for the CR-Z sport hybrid coupe that go on-sale at Honda dealerships today. A power-boosting CR-Z supercharger package will follow in the spring of 2014. In the longer term, HPD engineers are also investigating other models and platforms in order to expand Honda's street performance product line.

          

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  "With the further advancement of the 2014 Civic Coupe and Si models and an exciting path forward for performance parts drawing on our racing experience we are making a statement about our commitment to the fun to drive character of the Honda brand", said John Mendel, executive vice president auto sales for American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

The 2014 Civic Coupe and Coupe Si

            Following a major refresh of Civic Sedan styling for 2013, Honda turns its attention to the Civic Coupe and Coupe Si, implementing a host of exterior design changes that include a more aggressive grille, hood, front fenders and headlight design. Additional Coupe exterior changes include new taillight lenses, sportier front and rear bumpers, new side mirrors and new wheel designs.

            The Civic Si Coupe benefits from the same styling enhancements as the standard Civic Coupe but adds Si-exclusive design cues, including a unique lower front bumper garnish, larger rear decklid spoiler, a distinctive front spoiler and sporty rear air diffuser. The Civic Si Sedan picks up on these same cues, and both the Si Coupe and Si Sedan get larger, 18-inch (+1 inch) wheels and tires with new wheel designs.

            The performance-tuned Civic Si Coupe and Si Sedan also get a retuned exhaust system that helps boost peak output to 205 horsepower2 (+4 horsepower) and 174 lb-ft of torque3 (+4 ft-lb).

            More details about the full 2014 Civic lineup will be made available at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.

Civics on Display


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            On display at Honda's SEMA showcase are a 2014 Civic Si Coupe, a 2014 Civic Coupe EX-L equipped with a Honda Genuine Accessories aero kit and 18-inch wheels, the HPD Civic Si Coupe Race Car and the HPD Civic Street Performance Concept, an aggressive street performance concept featuring many HPD racing parts that currently only are available for sanctioned race cars.

About Honda

            Honda offers a complete lineup of cars and trucks through a network of more than 1,000 dealerships in the United States. The Accord, the Civic, the CR-V sport-utility vehicle and the Odyssey minivan were the best-selling4 models in their respective segments among individual car buyers for the first six months of 2013. The company operates 14 manufacturing facilities in North America, including seven auto plants. In 2012, more than 90 percent of the Honda vehicles sold in the U.S. were manufactured in North America using global and domestically sourced parts. Over the past three years alone, the company has invested more than $2.7 billion in its North American manufacturing capabilities, bringing to more than $22 billion the amount Honda has invested in its North American operations.

Summary of Vehicles on Display at the American Honda Booth

Honda Automobile Display
2014 Civic Si Coupe
2014 Civic EX-L Coupe equipped with Honda Genuine Accessories
2014 Accord Coupe with HFP® Accessories

From Honda Performance Development
HPD Civic Street Performance Concept
2014 CR-Z with HPD Street Performance Accessories
HPD Civic Si Coupe Race Car

Project Vehicles5
Bisimoto Engineering 2014 Odyssey Project
MAD Industries 2013 Accord Sedan Project
2013 Civic Si Sedan Project

Powersports Display
Eli Tomac's 2013 250 Motocross championship-winning CRF250R
The Slammer V-Twin custom cruiser concept
Pioneer side-by-side
Grom
CB1100
Gold Wing F6B
CBR1000RR
NC700X

Something Special
133 mph Mean Mower developed by Honda UK (http://bit.ly/MeanMower)

1 Based on Autodata U.S. domestic sales data
2 205 hp @ 7000 rpm (SAE net)
3 174 lb-ft of torque @ 4400 rpm (SAE net)
4 Based on R.L. Polk U.S. registration data
5 Aftermarket project vehicles. All modification information listed was provided by the vehicle builders and has not been confirmed by American Honda Motor Co., Inc. The modifications to these vehicles may void the manufacturer's warranty, may not be legal for street driving in all 50 states and have not been specifically suggested, recommended or approved by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Honda Display at the 2013 SEMA Show

At the 2013 SEMA Show, Honda featured an impressive array of personalized automobiles, motorcycles and the 133-mph "Mean Mower" (http://bit.ly/MeanMower) developed by Honda (UK) and their title-winning British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) partner, Team Dynamics.

Details about each of the automotive products on display are listed below. For details about the powersports products in the Honda display, please visit http://www.hondanews.com/channels/powersports.

For project vehicles: All modification information listed was provided by the vehicle builders and has not been confirmed by American Honda Motor Co., Inc. The modifications to these vehicles may void the manufacturer's warranty, may not be legal for street driving in all 50 states and have not been specifically suggested, recommended or approved by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Company Name:  American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Name of Vehicle:  2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe

Background:
Following a major refresh of Civic Sedan styling for 2013, Honda turns its attention to the Civic Coupe and Coupe Si, implementing a host of exterior design changes that include a more aggressive grille, hood, front fenders and headlight design. Additional Coupe exterior changes include new taillight lenses, sportier front and rear bumpers, new side mirrors and new wheel designs.

The 2014 Civic Si Coupe benefits from the same styling enhancements as the standard Civic Coupe but adds Si-exclusive design cues, including a unique lower front bumper garnish, larger rear decklid spoiler, a distinctive front spoiler and sporty rear air diffuser.  For 2014, the Si Coupe and Si Sedan get larger, 18-inch (+1 inch) wheels and tires with new wheel designs. 

The performance-tuned Civic Si Coupe and Si Sedan also get a retuned exhaust system that helps boost peak output to 205 horsepower1 (+4 horsepower) and 174 lb-ft of torque2 (+4 ft-lb).

More details about the full 2014 Civic lineup will be made available at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.

Company Name:  American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Name of Vehicle:  2014 Honda Civic EX-L Coupe with Honda Genuine Accessories

Background:
Following a major refresh of Civic Sedan styling for 2013, Honda turns its attention to the Civic Coupe and Coupe Si, implementing a host of exterior design changes that include a more aggressive grille, hood, front fenders and headlight design. Additional Coupe exterior changes include new taillight lenses, sportier front and rear bumpers, new side mirrors and new wheel designs.

More details about the full 2014 Civic lineup will be made available at the upcoming Los Angeles Auto Show.

Honda Genuine Accessories:

  • Aero Kit: includes Front Underbody Spoiler, Side Underbody Spoiler, and Rear Underbody Spoiler.  MSRP* $1,311.00
  • 18-inch Honda Factory Performance® (HFP®) Diamond-Cut HFP® Alloy Wheels. MSRP* $1,196.00 for a set of 4 wheels, not including tires.

* MSRP does not include dealer installation charges or tires

Company Name: Honda Performance Development, Inc. (HPD)

Name of Vehicle: 2014 HPD Civic Street Performance Concept

Story or Theme of the vehicle.  Built for a particular purpose, etc.:
HPD built this concept vehicle to further explore the performance potential of the Civic.  Expanding the already fun-to-drive platform, HPD added select ‘race-ready' parts to improve both handling and stopping characteristics.

Powertrain Modifications

Chassis/Suspension Modifications

  • HPD-spec K24Z7 racing engine
  • HPD Big Brake Kit w/ 4-piston calipers and 328 x 28T rotors
  • HPD brake line kit
  • HPD 25.4mm rear anti-roll bar
  • Eibach Sport Springs (front)
  • HPD performance springs (rear)
  • HPD 18" wheels
  • Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires 215/40R18 89Y
Exterior Modifications
  • HPD wrap by One 11 ink

Note

The concept vehicle and many of the parts are not available for sale through American Honda or HPD.  These modifications may void manufacturer's warranties and may not be street legal where you drive.

Company Name: Honda Performance Development, Inc. (HPD)

Name of Vehicle: 2014 HPD Civic Si Coupe Race Car

Built for IMSA Continental Tire Street Tuner (ST) series rules, this Civic Si is prepared and raced by HART – the Honda of America Racing Team.  HART is a team of enthusiastic Honda associates that prepare and race cars on their own time.  The IMSA ST series tests both the speed and durability of Honda products against multiple manufacturers.

Powertrain Modifications
  • HPD-spec sealed K24Z7 racing engine
  • HPD cold air intake
  • HPD stainless steel exhaust header
  • Accusump oil pressure accumulator
Chassis/Suspension Modifications
  • HPD camber plates
  • HPD rear blade adjustable anti-roll bar
  • HPD suspension bushings
  • HPD 300x28T 2-Piece brake rotors
  • 225/45R17 Continental ExtremeContact DR ST-spec tires
  • Enkei RPF1 wheels
Exterior Modifications
  • HPD racing spec body-in-white w/ sunroof and sound deadening delete
Interior Modifications
  • RECARO racing seat
  • Schroth driver restraint harness
  • Fire suppression system

Company Name: Honda Performance Development, Inc. (HPD)

Name of Vehicle: HPD Supercharged CR-Z

Story or Theme of the vehicle.  Built for a particular purpose, etc.:

Addressing the public's demand for a higher-performance CR-Z, HPD expanded on the CR-Z engine concept displayed at the 2011 SEMA Show.  HPD's enhancements to the CR-Z improve acceleration, turning and stopping by supercharging the engine with a sport exhaust, developing a sport suspension, designing wheels with high performance tires, and adding sport brakes.  The HPD package was run on a CR-Z this past June in the 91st running of the Pike's Peak International Hill Climb.

Powertrain Modifications:

  • High efficiency centrifugal supercharger
  • HPD air to air intercooler
  • High flow injectors
  • ECU calibration to meet LEVII SULEV & AT-PZEV regulations with 91 octane fuel
  • HPD air filter system
  • 187 hp at 6500 RPM from 1497cc displacement*
  • 171 ft-lbs torque @5150 RPM (6MT only)*
  • HPD sport exhaust  with center dual outlet

Company Name:  American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

Name of Vehicle:  2014 Accord Coupe HFP®

Background:
Accord HFP® V-6 Coupe

If you're looking for the sportiest Accord in the pack, you're in the right place.

Equipped with dealer-installed Honda Factory Performance® (HFP®) components, this Accord melds a distinctive, custom appearance with an enhanced level of handling performance. And when installed by your Honda dealer at the time of purchase, all HFP products carry the same 3-year/36,000-mile New-Vehicle Limited Warranty [1] as the rest of the vehicle.

Limited-edition HFP Package Includes:

  • 19-inch HFP Alloy Wheels
  • Decklid Spoiler
  • HFP Sport Suspension Package lowers height 15mm and enhances handling
  • HFP Side Under Body Spoiler
  • HFP Front Under Body Spoiler
  • HFP Rear Under Body Spoiler
  • HFP Badges  on Side Under Body Spoiler
  • HFP Badge on trunk
  • Interior Illumination - Red
  • HFP Floor Mat
  • MSRP: $4,620*

* MSRP does not include dealer installation charges or tires
[1] All Honda Genuine Accessories carry the same 3-year/36,000 mile bumper-to-bumper warranty as the rest of the vehicle, when installed at the time of new vehicle purchase, and are engineered to be fully compatible with the vehicle. 

Company Name: MAD Industries

Name of Vehicle:  2013 Civic SI Sedan Project by MAD Industries

Story:
The Civic Si Sedan represents a great starting point for personalization by its owner, with a powerful engine, a critically-acclaimed 6-speed manual transmission and attention grabbing exterior styling. This project vehicle was designed to show one path toward personalization using easily reversible methods to create a one-of-a-kind Civic sedan.

Chassis Modifications

  • Eibach: Pro-Kit Performance Springs front and rear, Lowers vehicle 1.0" – 1.5" with Progressive Spring Design for Excellent Ride Quality
  • MGP: Custom Satin Black Caliper Covers provide an excellent brake appearance upgrade

Wheel & Tires

Nitto Tire: NT 555 225/40ZR18 Ultra High Performance Tire

Honda Factory Performance® (HFP®) Alloy Wheel: 18"x8.5" (painted satin black)

JDM Sport: Aluminum Lug Nuts

Exterior Modifications

  • 3M 1080 Scotchprint Wrap Film Series: Satin Black 1080-S12 Personalized Vehicle Graphics
  • Sticky Finger: Installed racing stripe
  • Interwest: Supplied 3M Color Stable Window Film.

Company Name: Bisimoto Engineering

Name of Vehicle: Bisimoto 2014 Honda Odyssey Project

Story or Theme of the vehicle.  Built for a particular purpose, etc.: 
Bisimoto Engineering is known worldwide for awe-inspiring street, show and race vehicles.  With no fear of the unknown, Bisimoto is always on the cutting edge of automotive technology.  The Bisimoto 2014 Honda Odyssey "Power-Van" was no exception and was designed for those that desire the very best in performance and reliability.  This "Power-Van" was built to the tune of 1029 Horsepower.

Powertrain Modifications:

  • AEM Electronics
    • Infinity ECU
  • Arias Pistons
  • ARP Headstuds and Bolts
  • Bisimoto 360 degree Oil Cap
  • Bisimoto Cat-Back Exhaust System
  • Burns Stainless Mufflers
  • Deatschwerks 2200cc Injectors
  • Golden Eagle Sleeves
  • Magnafuel 750cc Fuel Pump
  • NGK Iridium Spark Plugs
  • Odyssey PC 950 Battery
  • PurOl "Elite Series" Synthetic Motor Oils
  • Portflow Custom Headwork
  • R&R Custom Steel Rods
  • Racepak IQ3 Dash
  • Rywire Mil-Spec Harness
  • Turbonetics BTX7265 Twin Turbos
    • Wastegate
    • Blowoff Valve
  • Vibrant Vanjen Clamps and Stainless Steel Hardware
  • VP Racing Fuels
  • WPC Treatment and Coatings

Chassis/Suspension Modifications:

  • Fifteen52 Wheels
  • Toyo Tires T1 Sport 255/30/20
  • Young Guns Performance Exhaust Coatings

Exterior Modifications: 

  • Denmatic Design Scheme
  • Honda Genuine Accessories
  • RJ Powdercoatings
  • Rueda Paint Shop

Interior Modifications:

  • Bisimoto Reservoir Socks
  • G&J Braided Plumbing
  • Recaro
  • SOS Upholstery

Company Name: MAD Industries

Name of Vehicle:  2013 Honda Accord Sedan by MAD Industries

Background:

This 2013 Honda Accord by MAD Industries showcases the Accord's aggressive design.  Wrapped in Matte Red Metallic and Satin Black by 3M Scotchprint 1080 Film, it catches the eye from every angle.

Inside, the bold cockpit artfully blends the Matte Red Metallic exterior accents detailed by MAD Industries into a luxurious appointed custom interior, highlighted by Katzkin Tuscany leather Seat covers with perforated raven inserts seats with red contrast stitching in the seat and door panels. 

D2 Racing Performance Coil Overs set an aggressive stance on 20" Niche Milan Alloy wheels wrapped with Pirelli P Zero Performance tires and all coming to a stop with Brembo binders on all four corners.

Honda Genuine Accessories

  • Aerodynamic styling created by X-Package with a sporty, low-profile custom look
  • LED Illuminated Stainless door sill trim

Powertrain Modifications

  • K&N high-performance air filter
  • AMSOIL dominator motor oils
  • Odyssey extreme battery
  • Dual Exhaust System from 2013 Accord Sport model

Chassis Modifications

  • D2 Racing: RS Series Coilover System for 2013+ Honda Accord Independent Height & Preload Adjustment 36-way Damping Adjustable Shocks, Front Upper Camber Plates, Pillowball Mounts
    Anodized Finish & Tefload Coated Threads- 1 Year Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Brembo Grand Terismo: Custom High Performance GT braking system with a 4-piston front and rear monobloc caliper (part #1P1.8521A2K), and (F) 365x29 and (*R) 328x28, 2-piece cross drilled discs.

Wheel & Tires

  • Pirelli: P Zero Ultra High Performance tires 255/354ZR20 front 285/35ZR20 rear, the Ultimate Performance Tire
  • Niche Road Wheel: Milan-M137 Black & Machined face with Dark Tint 20"x 8.5" front 20" x 10 Rear

Exterior Modifications

  • 3M 1080 Scotchprint Wrap Film Series: Matte Red Metallic with Satin black Roof and details1080-S12 Personalized Vehicle Graphics
  • Paradise Motorwerks: Installed the full Scotchprint wrap
  • Interwest: Supplied 3M Color Stable Window Film
  • LED front headlights from the 2013 Accord Touring V6 sedan (custom installation)

Interior Modifications

  • Katzkin Leather Interiors: Midnight Tuscany Leather with Raven Black Perforated Suedezkin inserts appointed with Red contrast stitching that sets a luxury upgrade to the seats. Interior appointed items were covered in Bone Suedezkin with Tuscany accents in door panels inserts. The complete Headliner, pillars, package tray were covered in Bone and Raven Black Suedezkin 3M Wraps Interior Parts: selected interior parts in matching 3M Scotchprint Wrap Film to tie in the exterior theme.
  • Paradise Motorwerks: Installed Scotchprint wrap on interior selected trim parts
  • Rockford Fosgate: Premium Audio System Punch P165-S front doors – P165 rear package tray with hidden Punch P3SD2-10 sub woofers under package tray powered by Punch PBR amplifiers PBR300X4 for Separates and PBR300X1 for Sub Woofers.

Misc Modifications

  • SRP Racing pedals: Billet aluminum anodized racing pedals
  • Escort Inside: Passport Max
  • Coverking: Stain Stretch custom interior car cover
  • Signature Wheel and Tire: Provided mounting and balancing
  • Enfotrace: GPS Tracking System keeps tabs of the location in real-time online via interactive tracking system
  • Mothers: Polishes – Waxes – Cleaners

Company Name: Honda UK and Team Dynamics


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Name of Vehicle:  Honda Mean Mower (#meanmower)

Background:
Innovation, pushing boundaries and creating extraordinary pieces of engineering is what Honda is all about. So when Honda (UK) teamed up with their title winning British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) partner, Team Dynamics, to create what is believed to be the world's fastest lawn mower, it was sure to be special.

The brief for Project Mean Mower was very straightforward. To build a super-fast mower which retained its original look, but, crucially, could still cut grass. The staggering result is a machine capable of reaching an estimated 133 mph and 0-60 in just four seconds with an ear splitting roar reaching 130db.

Mean Mower's Vital Stats

Engine

  • VTR 1000F Firestorm (stock)
  • Size:  1000cc
  • Power:  109hp
  • Torque:  96Nm
  • PTW ratio:  532bhp/tonne
  • 0-60:  4 seconds (est.)
  • Max. speed:  133 (est.)
  • MPG:  40 (est.) (when cutting)
  • Optimum RPM:  9,000

Body

  • Honda HF2620 Lawn Tractor

Chassis

  • Chromoly 4130 tubing (Custom-made)
  • Weight:  140kg (approx.)
  • Length:  2400mm
  • Wheelbase:  1425mm
  • Width:  1150mm

Wheels & Tyres

  • Rear:  Maxxis/Goldspeed 10 x 10
  • Front:  Maxxis/Goldspeed 6 x 10
  • Pressure:  .9 bar

Cutting

  • Cutter deck:  Fibre-glass (Custom-made)
  • Motors:  2 x 15amp, 4000rpm
  • Blades: 2 x 3mm steel cutting cable

Other

  • Brakes:  Honda TRX420 ATV
  • Steering:  Morris Minor steering rack
  • Gears:  Paddle shift
  • Fuel tank capacity:  15 litres
  • Exhaust system:  Scorpion
  • Instrumentation:  Motorcycle
  • Seat:  Cobra (Custom-made)

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