Would suit: "Red Dwarf" fans.
Performance: 203km/h, 0-100km/h 8.6sec.
Economy: 5.13 litres/100km.
Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to the car of the future... as seen from 1988. This is the new Honda Civic: a car that looks like a 20-year-old styling exercise from a studio in Shinjuku but is in fact built in Swindon, England, today and planned for release in South Africa in the second half of 2006.
It has a scarab-like shape with concealed rear doors (all the better to make you think it's a coupé), a double-decker fascia that looks like a Wurlitzer jukebox designed by Bang & Olufsen and triangular twin exhaust pipes built into the rear valence