Japanese carmaker Honda will put spotlight on the ninth generation Civic Hatchback for their European market in the Frankfurt Motor Show this year. Initially, Honda released initial pictures of the new hatchback in full camouflage
Honda aims to make this Civic hatchback more confident, verrsatile, and clever through good looks in perfect combination with great passenger and luggage space. The manufacturer claims that they have improved the ride comfort and quality compared to its older sibling.
The 2012 Civic hatchback will roll out the market some time next year.
The designers and engineers of Honda devoted a lot of effort to improve the handling and ride quality of the Civic hatchback by making significant improvements in its suspension system. The car has also been tested on the race tracks and streets subjecting it to different road conditions.
The Civic is still using a beam suspension system utilizing a rear torsion with fluid filled bushes to make sure of the big space for the cabin and improve the handling.
The Civic hatchback has the Volkswagen Golf, Opel Astra, and the Ford Focus as its main competitors in Europe.
Honda also disclosed that the new Civic hatchback and the new CR-V will be made in their Swindon factory in England. The volume of production will also be normalizing by September after the company experienced shortage of supplies following the tsunami and earthquake in Japan. The CR_V is expected to roll out by fall of 2012 in Europe or about a year after its US introduction.