The next instalment in the popular Civic story will be revealed in January with the unveiling of a Civic concept. Honda has released a sketch of the concept and announced the show car will preview the styling direction of the next Civic. The single sketch shows a car with a sleeker and more athletic profile that appears to have lifted much of its design inspiration from the CR-Z hybrid sports coupe. Engine and transmission options were not revealed, although this Civic is expected to gain a host of new engines and perhaps even a dual-clutch transmission. The concept will be displayed at the Detroit auto show from January 15 – 23, 2011. The production car based on this concept will go on sale in North American markets by mid-2011, Honda said in a statement.