Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery

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  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    When showcasing the new Honda Civic Sedan
    Honda surprised us with special news
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    The Next-gen Civic SI and Type R
    Will be offered with a manual transmission only
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    A surprising statement
    Considering Aston Martin just killed off its manual transmission
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    And that so few people opt for manuals today
    Less than 3-percent in 2020
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    It's not only demand that's low
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    The cost to develop and build manual transmission
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    With such a low take rate isn't feasible
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    Plus today's automatics offer better performance
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    From faster shift times
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    To the capability of handling more power
  • Civic SI and Type R: Honda Knows What Enthusiasts Want, Industry Trends Notwithstanding - gallery
    Thankfully, Honda isn't giving up on the manual transmission just yet
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