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  TOV News > 2013 Honda Civic to Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show With More Youthful and Premium Styling > > Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels.

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iutodd
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The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 10:35
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Those wheels are sexy. WAY more exciting than the current EX-L wheels. Hell, they are more "sporty" and aggressive than the current Si wheels.

Looking forward to finding out more.
TXsalesguy
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Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 12:40
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That makes me wonder if the camoflauged picture that came around earlier could actually be the LX. Maybe they are putting the old EX wheels on the LX and the EX and up are getting these new wheels. That means LX would be getting rear discs too as the picture showed that. The speculation began because the car in those spy photos had no sun roof.

Hopefully the HF will ditch the old school Hybrid wheels. Would sell MUCH better without those ugly wheels.
MuGen7Modulo
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Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 16:02
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I like those wheels too. Kinda unique and slightly better looking then NSX ones?!
atomiclightbulb
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Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 20:10
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Finally the pictures don't suck, because the "Point of View" is at human height, rather than close to the ground (dog or cat height) like Honda has foolishly done in the past.
FiSH-Chan
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Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-12-2012 20:27
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atomiclightbulb wrote:
Finally the pictures don't suck, because the "Point of View" is at human height, rather than close to the ground (dog or cat height) like Honda has foolishly done in the past.



+1
EXV6
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Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-13-2012 13:51
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I like the restyling except for the wheels, which look they're right off of a Krappy Kia. The 2013 Civic will be a hit, nonetheless. It'll be interesting to see what Consumer Reports says this time around.
DCR
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Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-13-2012 14:02
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EXV6 wrote:
I like the restyling except for the wheels, which look they're right off of a Krappy Kia. The 2013 Civic will be a hit, nonetheless. It'll be interesting to see what Consumer Reports says this time around.



CR will cozy up to Honda on this one. Part of that will be because it will be deserved, and the other part will be because Honda is probably still quite pissed off at CR for the whipping.
Stien Azani
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Re: The pictures don't suck! And wheels. [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-13-2012 23:34
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atomiclightbulb wrote:
Finally the pictures don't suck, because the "Point of View" is at human height, rather than close to the ground (dog or cat height) like Honda has foolishly done in the past.



that's also a clever view...since it hide the wheel gap... means less complain
 
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