Honda Civic long standing history

Happy Civic Holiday!

Since today is Civic Holiday lets take a look at all the different generations of Honda Civic casting that made by Tomica. Honda Civic is quite popular around the world and Tomica started to produce Honda Civic in 70’s. Tomica recreated pretty much every generations of Honda Civic except the 7th generation probably due to the less popularity of the actual car than the other generations. Below let see each generation / casting that produced by Tomica:

Generation 1:

This generation started all and laid down the direction of future Honda’s automobile design. CVCC engine was introduced by Honda with a special engine head design that promoted cleaner, more efficient combustion. The CVCC design eliminated the need for catalytic converters or unleaded fuel to meet new emissions standards.
Tomica produced this model based on a 2-door fastback sedan. It comes with suspension and open doors. Beside the regular version, it also comes as Tomica Limited version.

Generation 2:

After the success of first generation, Honda designed the 2nd generation based on the Accord model, which is more roomier and comfortable compare to the first generation.
Tomica produced this model based on a 5-door station wagon. It comes with suspension and open front doors.

Generation 3:

For this generation, Honda included a DOHC engine the first time in the Civic lineup. This generation also has a special “Kammback” version called CR-X which eventually spinoff to become it’s own line of model. Tomica produced this model based on a 3-door hatchback. It comes with suspension and open front hood to show engine compartment.

Generation 4:

For this generation, Honda included a VTEC engine the first time in the Civic lineup. This generation also has independent suspension all around. With its light weight, independent suspension and powerful engine, this generation was well-received world wide. Tomica produced this model under the newly introduced Tomica Limited Vintage Neo version and it’s based on a 3-door hatchback.

Generation 5:

This generation was introduced in early 90’s and it became larger and more aerodynamic compared to the previous generations. Same as fourth generation, the fifth generation was still propular world wide due to its light weight, independent suspension and powerful engine. Tomica only produced this model as Tomica Limited Vintage Neo version and it’s based on a 3-door hatchback.

Generation 6:

The highlight of this generation was the first introduction of TYPE-R model. Tomica recreated this model as Tomica Limited Vintage Neo version and it’s based on a 3-door hatchback.

Generation 7:

It was released in September 2000 as a 2001 model. Compared to its predecessor, it retained similar exterior dimensions, but increased significantly in interior space thus bumping up Civic to a compact car size segment. Tomica didn’t produce any model for this generation. We have included a couple of Hot Wheels versions generation seven Civic.

Generation 8:

This generation was the first introduction of TYPE-R 4-door sedan model. Tomica had produced two model. This first model is based on the Japan market 4-door Type-R sedan. It comes with sport wheel, suspension and open front hood to show engine compartment. This is a very popular model as it is the first Type-R made by Tomica. This second model is based on the Euro specification Type-R, which is a 3 door hatchback and comes with sport wheel, suspension and open rear hatch.

Generation 9:

This generation was the first turbo charged TYPE-R. It was also the first time only TYPE-R variant officially sold in the Japanese market. Other varient like sedan, coupe and wagon are available gobally but not the Japanese market.
For this generation, Tomica produce this model based on a 3-door Type-R hatchback. It comes with sport wheels, suspension and open front hood to show engine compartment.

Generation 10:

This generation is the first Type-R introduced to North America Market. Tomica produced this model based on a 5-door Type-R hatchback. It comes with sport wheels, suspension and open front hood to show engine compartment.

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