Super Street Network

Due to the EU’s Global Data Protection Regulation, our website is currently unavailable to visitors from most European countries. We apologize for this inconvenience and encourage you to visit www.motortrend.com for the latest on new cars, car reviews and news, concept cars and auto show coverage, awards and much more.MOTORTREND.COM
 |   |   |  Honda Civic Si Torque Specs Accidentally Leaked
Subscribe to the Free
Newsletter

Honda Civic Si Torque Specs Accidentally Leaked

VTEC kicked in a little too early, yo

Jonathon Klein
Mar 27, 2017

The release of the 10th-generation Honda Civic Si is just around the corner. The automaker had hoped to keep the specs for the sport compact under wraps, but someone appears to have released its torque figure via an email to Civic Si fans a bit early. Whoops.

According to CivicX.com forum member Rickyg0731, an email that was sent out to the Civic faithful who signed up for Si updates through Honda stated that the upcoming Civic Si would feature 192 lb-ft of torque derived from its 1.5-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine. A prototype for the Civic Si was shown in November at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, but no specs for its powertrain were given.

2019 Honda Civic
$21,450 Base Model (MSRP) MPG Fuel Economy

 

Honda Civic Si Coupe prototype rear end 660x440 Photo 2/26   |   Honda Civic Si Coupe prototype rear end

That number represents a 15-lb-ft increase from the Civic Sport and Touring models. That's not exactly a tire-scorching bump, especially considering the upcoming 2017 Civic Type R develops 295 lb-ft and 306 hp from its 2.0-liter turbo-four. This torque figure, which was confirmed to us by a Honda representative, is in line with expectations for the medium-heat Civic of the lineup.

Few other details are known, but when it unveiled the Si prototype, Honda did state that the 1.5-liter would be mated to a six-speed manual transmission and that the car would feature active dampers, active steering, and a "trick limited slip differential."

Honda has already announced its New York auto show lineup, which will include the full Clarity sedan range and the North American debut of the Civic Type R, but a surprise appearance by the Civic Si is still possible. Stay tuned.

Source: CivicX

By Jonathon Klein
83 Articles

BROWSE CARS BY MARKET

MORE FEATURES

A Voltex-clad purpose-built road course warrior with aspirations on becoming one of the fastest S2000s in the world.
Sam DuApr 22, 2019
Ronnarit Imsamut didn't exactly stay with the original engine that his RX-7 rolled off the assembly line with, however, he stuck to what he knows and loves, and that's pure rotary power.
RodrezApr 19, 2019
Only a limited amount of the bright-orange 2020 Stinger GTS will be built, and it will be available with rear- or all-wheel drive.
Aaron GoldApr 18, 2019
Strapping into Honda's latest off-road toy
Sam DuApr 17, 2019
Debuting at the New York auto show, the 2020 Nissan GT-R 50th Anniversary Edition celebrates 50 years of the mighty GT-R
Miguel CortinaApr 17, 2019
Sponsored Links

SEARCH ARTICLES BY MAKE/MODEL

Search
CLOSE X
BUYER'S GUIDE
SEE THE ALL NEW Honda Civic
NEWS, REVIEWS & SPECS
TO TOP