|2005 SEMA Featured Vehicles|
|LAS VEGAS, Nevada, U.S.A., November 1, 2005 --- As Vehicle Manufacturer of the Show, Honda is proud to have more than 50 vehicles on display at this year's SEMA show, including nineteen 2006 Civic Si coupes and twelve 2005 Ridgelines. Also on display are the six competitors in the first ever RSX Challenge, as well as display vehicles from dozens of tuners.
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Sport Concept Civic Si
The Sport Concept Civic Si project from American Honda explores the tuner market possibilities of the new 2006 Civic Si sport coupe. The body is restyled with front and rear bumpers with carbon fiber aerodynamic enhancements. The fenders are widened 50 mm, with enhanced door styling, carbon fiber side skirts and a carbon fiber rear diffuser with center-mounted prototype exhaust. The rear wing is made of carbon fiber and is adjustable for downforce, and the entire car has been painted in Anniversary White Pearl, in honor of the Civic Si’s 20th anniversary. The Sport Concept Civic Si is lowered 25 mm with a prototype Honda advanced track tuned suspension. The interior style is enhanced with red leather accents, silver woven wire flooring and custom leather seats with inverted piping.
Street Sport Concept Ridgeline
The Street Sport Concept Ridgeline project from American Honda explores the sport truck possibilities of the new 2006 Ridgeline pickup. The front and rear bumpers have been restyled, incorporating concept LED fog lights in the front and an integrated tow hitch in the rear. An aerodynamic fixed tonneau cover features remote power operation for the lid and the tailgate. The exterior color is a custom Honda color called Asphalt Shock Metallic. Track is widened in front and rear, and 22-in. 2-piece wheels with 305/40R-22 tires fill out the fenders. The Street Sport Concept Ridgeline is lowered 1 in. with prototype Honda advanced performance springs and struts, and braking is augmented by six-piston Brembo front brakes and four-piston rear brakes. The interior is modified with custom suede and leather trim, Recaro seats in front and rear, and LED lighting accents.
2005 TSX A-SPEC Concept
With a restyled exterior, wider track and custom performance exhaust, the 2005 TSX A-SPEC Concept showcases the potential of Acura's popular sport sedan. The custom exterior boasts restyled front and rear bumpers with improved ventilation and downforce, two-part carbon-Kevlar underbody diffusers, a carbon-Kevlar rear spoiler and widened fenders and sills. The custom exhaust exits at the center of the rear bumper. Track is increased by 20 mm, and 19-in. wheels with a liquid mercury effect paint are wrapped in Pirelli tires. Track performance is enhanced with Acura advanced performance tuned springs and struts and Brembo brakes with four-piston calipers. The interior styling is a combination of aluminum dash and door inserts and carbon-Kevlar panels on the doors and center console. Recaro driver and front passenger seats are finished in leather and suede and compliment the custom gauge cluster, 3-spoke steering wheel and aluminum pedals.