Civic Type R hatchback concept (not for the US, anyway)

You know what? my car never went away. True, 2005 was the last year they made the EP platform, in which my car is based on. It didn’t fare too well here in the US, due to its hatchback design and Americans prefer coupes like Mustangs, Corvettes, or Camaros (have to say this for someone, ;-) ). But it sold well in other areas like United Kingdom, because it comes in a Type R model with a better engine. They were afraid that if they imported the same car, it would hurt RSX sales. Well, that’s the brief history.

The new 2006 Civic coupes are already out and I’m sure you have seen a few of them. I’ve seen more than 10 new Civics so far. What about UK? coupes? Nope, they are selling hatchbacks and it will look like this:

My car never went away.

Ricey or not? you decide.