The spies caught the next-generation European Honda Civic 5-door testing near the Nurburgring. This time the sedan version which is slated for the American market was caught.
Looking pretty close to an alleged leaked image, the sedan has been an icon of practicality and reliability.
However, newcomers such as the Hyundai Elantra and Suzuki Kizashi have upped the ante with dramatic styling, and that’s not good for this ninth generation Civic as it looks quite drab, even in prototype form.
The all-new 2012 Honda Civic is getting closer to its introduction in 2011, and with each passing day. Another key feature is the obvious use of large rear disc brakes, something that was not used on the standard Civic for the outgoing model. The spy shots we have acquired of the latest sedan in testing used wheels that hid the rear brakes, so at this time we can’t confirm whether or not rear disc will be used across