Honda Debuts Custom Designed Sonic Civic at Comic-Con

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To celebrate the legendary video game character, “Sonic the Hedgehog™,” SEGA® has tapped #honda and its number one selling car in America, the Civic, to create a one-of-a-kind Sonic Civic, as the beloved game commemorates its 25th year. The custom Sonic Civic, based on a turbocharged 2016 Civic Touring Sedan, will make its debut tonight during Comic-Con at SEGA’s sold-out #sonic the Hedgehog 25th #anniversary #event at the House of Blues in San Diego.

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“What better way to showcase the incredibly sporty performance capability of the 10th generation Civic than by pairing it with gaming industry’s ultimate athlete – #sonic the Hedgehog,” said James Jenkins, Public Relations Manager for the #honda Division. “As the fan favorite game and character celebrates his 25th #anniversary on the scene, we hope that all #sonic fans – those who remember playing years ago and those who continue playing today – rejoice in his all-new ride, as much as we enjoyed creating it.”

Honda’s Sonic Civic Sedan
The Sonic Civic embodies the spirit of the “Sonic The Hedgehog” classic video game, whose main character #sonic, and Sonic’s world, is featured on and throughout the modified vehicle. Fox Marketing Cars, based in York, Pennsylvania, led the design and customization. The Sonic Civic customization includes:

Custom wheels and tires representing Sonic’s infamous red shoes and gold rings featured in the game.
Custom exterior including a one-of-a-kind vinyl #sonic the Hedgehog design and bespoke paint scheme – a #sonic Black Grill, BASF R-M Candy #sonic Blue painted exterior with custom #sonic Yellow throughout including a #sonic Yellow #honda logo.

Custom interior features #sonic the Hedgehog front and rear seats with Katzkin Blue Leather and custom “Sonic the Hedgehog” 25th #anniversary embroidered logos.

Custom trunk design with Rockford Fosgate audio-visual system featuring two 500-watt T1S2 10-inch subwoofers, two 500-watt TM400 400-watt amplifiers, and a floor-mounted flip-up/down 32-inch television for video game fans to play classic “Sonic the Hedgehog” games.

The 2016 #honda Civic Sedan
The #honda Civic Sedan, 2016’s North American Car of the Year, leads a Civic lineup that is the 1 Compact car in America and has been every year for the past six years1, and the most popular car in America with Millennials2. The sporty and sophisticated 10th-generation Civic lineup features new #honda direct-injected turbo engine technology; class-leading EPA fuel economy of up to 42 MPG highway3; advanced #honda Sensing™ safety and driver-assistive technology, and the latest in connected-car technology, including both Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™. This completely reimagined Civic lineup kicked off last fall with the launch of the 2016 Civic Sedan, followed by the seriously sporty 2016 Civic Coupe in February and an all-new Civic 5-door Hatchback launching later this year. The 10th-generation Civic lineup will be capped off with the 2017 launch of high-performance Civic Si variants and a radical new Civic Type-R, topping off the sportiest, most expansive model lineup in the 44-year history of Civic.