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2017 Honda Civic Si Prototype debuts as the most powerful Civic Si yet

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Honda has unveiled the all-new 2017 Civic Si Prototype, which is a preview of the 2017 Civic Si Coupe and Sedan.

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Related: 2018 Honda Civic Type R prototype is the US-bound Civic we're waiting for!

On the outside the Civic Si prototype features an aero kit, including front and rear splitters and rear spoiler, plus a center-mounted polygonal exhaust finisher and 19-inch alloy wheels. Honda hasn't released the performance specs, but the 2017 Civic Si Coupe and Si Sedan will be powered by a 1.5-liter, directed-injected and turbocharged DOHC in-line 4-cylinder engine with dual variable cam timing that is mated to a 6-speed manual transmission. Other upgrades include a new active damper system, active steering system, limited-slip differential and available high-performance tires.

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"With the new Honda Civic Si, we're injecting even more sporty goodness into our 10th-generation Civic lineup," said Jeff Conrad, senior vice president and general manager of Honda. "This will be, hands down, the fastest, best-handling Si we've ever offered to our customers."

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Inside the The Civic Si Prototype features front sport seats with red stitching and stitched Si logos. The red sport stitching carries through to the doors, steering wheel and leather shift boot with aluminum shift knob. The Si Prototype interior also features a red driver's TFT meter and audio system illumination, aluminum sport pedals and Dry Metal Carbon instrument panel trim.

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Want even more? The track-ready Civic Type R is also going to debut at some point next year.

Source: Honda

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