New Honda Civic 2012

Honda is preparing to launch an all-new Civic model fully equipped to take on the class-leading Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf.

The current car has fallen off the pace in recent years: Honda is thus designing the new Civic, debuting at the Frankfurt Motor Show and on sale in early 2012, to relaunch the long-running family hatchback line with a bang.

Sign up here to receive the latest round-up of Wheels news, reviews and video highlights straight to your inbox each week.

Want free access to 5 years of Wheels archive content? Sign up now!