Meet the Athletic Honda Civic Tourer Active Life Concept
Honda is going to preview a very interesting concept study at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The vehicle is dedicated to outdoors sports fans, specifically for cycling enthusiasts, and this is why it is called Civic Tourer Active Life Concept. Dedicated to the active life, this Civic-based model features a lot of equipment necessary for those who seek adventures. And we are definitely looking forward to see it entering production soon.
The car underlines Tourer's model class leading cargo space and versatility. As a matter of fact, the concept is a very good example how style and space can perfectly work together. For instance, the exterior is painted in a custom shade, which underlines the athletic design of the car, while the interior features all accessories needed for active lifestyle.
Sleek and Sporty Exterior
As you can see from the pictures, the external appearance of the car is very sleek and athletic. Designer's aim was to imbue in this car the sporty and active spirit of its customer's lifestyle.
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The custom paint finish which I was talking about is blue, but the thing here is that it features lower gun metallic gradation and a silver roofline. This further helps in the emphasis of the Civic Tourer's sleek and aerodynamic design. The car rides on pretty big wheels, 18-inch of size, so that it can tackle almost any terrain. At the rear, we see custom rear bumper, which helps strengthen the dynamic appearance.
Inside, the cabin also includes one-off theme. The blue shade has been repeated in the form of stitching on the steering wheel and on gear shift. And there is even a hint from the Civic Sport and Civic Type R here, and it is the sporty black roof lining.
At the front, the seats are wrapped in suede and leather. They also include a carbon tape with blue piping, which stretches from the centre and along the upper outer areas of the seat, continuing into the suede door lining.
More Space Means More Fun
Believe it or not, the Civic Tourer Active Life Concept makes full use of its 1668 litres trunk space and a low loading height. Some of the features, which I find very cool, and come in this concept are the smart loading rack capable of transporting two bicycles. And there is even a retractable arm which can be extended from the rack, and can help you in the maintenance and repairs. So basically this concept is dedicated to all cycling enthusiasts.
Furthermore, Honda also equipped this Civic with other maintenance accessories like the integrated air pump, the large light on the tailgate, the extended shade area and the retractable bench.
There are also other goodies such as toolbox, bottle holder, water tank and a front wheel holder all integrated within the trunk side lining. Clever storage solutions are not absent. On the contrary, Honda's designers thought that it would be great if they feature here a special aero shape roof box for the essential cycling accessories such as shoes and helmets.
Guinness Record Winning Engine
Based on the Honda Civic Tourer, the Active Life Concept is too driven by the 1.6 i-DTEC engine. By the way, the unit made a new Guinness World Record for fuel efficiency thanks to achieving an average of 2.82 litres per 100km (100.31mpg) in a 13,498km (8,387 mile) drive across 24 contiguous EU countries.
And at last, if you want to see the Guinness World Record holder and the new concept as well as Honda's new model range displayed, then you should definitely visit the Motor Show in Frankfurt, where they all will be on display.