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Honda shows new Civic sedan

2005-09-02 07:10

The all-new 4-door Civic, will make its debut in Hybrid guise at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month.

According to Honda the car's Hybrid power train will offer "world-leading" emissions performance.

A new 1.3-litre 3-stage i-VTEC engine is used with a more efficient Integrated Motor Assist system (IMA), which can improve the recovery of braking energy by 10% compared to the current Civic IMA.

In addition, the new Honda Hybrid System achieves an approximately 20% greater output over the current system - and its performance is equal to that of a 1.8-litre engine - while improving fuel economy by 5%.

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