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Okay everyone, I am not sure if this has been posted here but yeah. I dont like the way the rear end looks .

It seems to be the euro spec car imported into India for test and r&d purposes.
 

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If you're referring to the test mule that was spotted some time ago, its a test mule. Its a frankenstein of an ILX front end and a current euro hatch rear pieced together to test the suspension and engine components and in no way reflects the final production version of the hatch, which probably won't be making any kind of major debut for another year or so, because the euro hatch still has at least a year or more left to run it's course before the redesign.
 

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The renderings posted in the news section probably give the closest look at the real deal, along with the patent's they were created from.
 

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If you're referring to the test mule that was spotted some time ago, its a test mule. Its a frankenstein of an ILX front end and a current euro hatch rear pieced together to test the suspension and engine components and in no way reflects the final production version of the hatch, which probably won't be making any kind of major debut for another year or so, because the euro hatch still has at least a year or more left to run it's course before the redesign.


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And it looks the image in the original post was removed by zarz?


@zarz, welcome to the forum btw!
 

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If you're referring to the test mule that was spotted some time ago, its a test mule. Its a frankenstein of an ILX front end and a current euro hatch rear pieced together to test the suspension and engine components and in no way reflects the final production version of the hatch, which probably won't be making any kind of major debut for another year or so, because the euro hatch still has at least a year or more left to run it's course before the redesign.
I still wouldn't write of the possibility that they show the hatch in concept form when they debut the sedan and coupe in proddy guise.
 

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I still wouldn't write of the possibility that they show the hatch in concept form when they debut the sedan and coupe in proddy guise.
Oh true, i could see them doing that possibly as well. Debut all the production versions all at once, the hatch will just have a delay on release compared to the sedan and coupe versions. I'm just hoping we get to see the production versions/interior soon, like, in the next month or two. I need more to obsess over. haha.
 

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I don't have a good reason other than a feeling, but I think the hatch will stay under wraps for a little while longer. I think they can bring more attention to it at another auto show where it won't have to share the stage with the other two body styles. And it just seems to make sense to me to show it off a little while from now when it is closer to when it would actually be coming out.
 

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Oh true, i could see them doing that possibly as well. Debut all the production versions all at once, the hatch will just have a delay on release compared to the sedan and coupe versions. I'm just hoping we get to see the production versions/interior soon, like, in the next month or two. I need more to obsess over. haha.
Same here, seeing them all sooner is what we ultimately want and given the current timeline as well, i would have thought they were well past that concept stage.
 

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I don't have a good reason other than a feeling, but I think the hatch will stay under wraps for a little while longer. I think they can bring more attention to it at another auto show where it won't have to share the stage with the other two body styles. And it just seems to make sense to me to show it off a little while from now when it is closer to when it would actually be coming out.
It's quite possible they might be taking it around to shows just to display for all the Honda fanatics, on a platform of its own.
 

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They may have their hand forced to show the hatchback. Chevy is debuting the second generation Cruze on June 24th and the new generation is to include a hatchback.
 
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I definitely think it would be to their advantage to show the hatchback with the coupe and sedan production models. Even if the hatch is still a year out or more. Seeing the future hatch might make some customers second guess getting the competition (mazda3, ford focus hatch, cruze hatch etc) and instead opt to wait for the civic hatch to debut here.
 
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